President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have each made controversial statements regarding the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community worldwide by urging other nations to abandon policies gay activists claim are discriminatory.
With a trial that will change his life only days away, a former Bible college student will soon find out if an immigration judge will let him stay in the U.S. or order him to leave the country he calls home. Until then, he is expressing his deep faith and confidence that God will “stand up” for him.
An 80-year-old priest, who has a reputation of living his entire life to serve the poor in his south Chicago neighborhood, was viciously beaten and robbed inside his own church early Tuesday morning. Police are still looking for the two men who did it.
The new "Muppets" movie is a plot to brainwash kids and turn them against capitalism, according to pundits on a Fox News program on Monday.
A group of evangelical Christians concerned that the doctrine of the Trinity in Christian dogma has been inaccurately portrayed has released a statement that members hope will avoid the dangers associated with so-called unOrthodox teachings on subordination in the Godhead.
A tiny church in the Bronx borough of New York City that has been engulfed in a 17-year legal battle against the City's Board of Education over holding Sunday services at a public school auditorium, is near the end of its fight as the Supreme Court has decided it will not hear their case.
Comedian Colin Quinn, best known for his role as the inarticulate news anchor on Saturday Night Live's “Weekend Update,” has been left shocked by an SNL sketch that made fun of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, tweeting to his followers on Sunday that it was evidence of the “coarsening of the culture,” especially since it was done right after the Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Tired of thieves stealing expensive copper wire from their heating unit, which has left them without heat, members of a California church decided to take it upon themselves and catch the bad guys – and they did it with the help of a baby monitor.
Nativity scenes usually have a donkey and an ox, but not a golden retriever. However, a New York City priest wanted to honor his pooch by putting a statue of it next to baby Jesus, even if the gospel did not mention anything about dogs.
A British man who has 16 children with 14 different women has said he has lived as he has because the Bible says: “Go forth and multiply.” He also blamed the women for not taking birth control.
At Perdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., a fundraiser titled "Send an Atheist to Church" (SAC) and co-sponsored by the Episcopal Student Organization (ESO) and the Society of Non-Theists (SNT), enables people to make donations to a local food bank. In return, SNT atheists will attend church.
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible (KJV), residents of Perry, Ga., have organized a nonstop reading marathon to have members of the community read the entire book out loud.
An 80-year-old man who wanted to do something good decided to donate some old suits to the local Goodwill. What he did not realize, however, was that his entire life's savings of $13,000 was in the lining of one of the suit jackets, where he hid the money because of his mistrust of banks.
For over 28 years, the New York Theological Seminary (NYTS) has been offering inmates in New York state prisons a chance to earn a Master's degree in Professional Studies focused on theology and ministry, teaching them how to minister to other inmates and, upon being released, a chance to give back to their communities in constructive ways.
Religious people find gay men and feminists more trustworthy than atheists and rank unbelievers only slightly above rapists, according to a new study that looked at prejudice against atheists from religious groups.
The bank's moving men were ready and sheriff's deputies were on hand to serve the eviction papers and keep things under control in case whomever they were about to kick out got violent. But when they opened the door and found out they were about to evict a 103-year-old, bed-ridden woman and her 83-year-old daughter, the men just could not do what they came to do.
A case involving a woman accused of molesting her own daughter after divorcing her Christian husband and converting to Judaism has resulted in accusations that Harford County in Maryland is run by an evangelical Christian elite that is discriminating against Jews.
Siri, the iPhone 4S voice-activated "assistant," is being accused of wanting to prevent abortions by giving obscure answers to users searching for abortion clinics, leading to speculation that Steve Jobs, who confessed he was glad to not have been a victim of abortion, might have intentionally made the programing "glitch."
Herman Cain Affair Allegations Not Unusual for Presidential Candidates; Washington, JFK on Long List
GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain is taking heat for yet another love affair allegation, leading to rumors that this could be the final blow that defeats the former businessman and lobbyist's candidacy. However, whatever one might think of Cain's political ideas or his personal life, if history is any kind of indicator, extramarital affairs appear to come with the territory of being the president of the United States, dating all the way back to George Washington.
A controversial private prison corporation that has been accused of creating poor conditions for inmates while raking in over $150 million in profits annually is donating prison labor to a Christian organization that provides prosthetic limbs to amputees in developing countries as part of a voluntary, faith-based program.
In what could be a reflection of the current economic climate and the desperation it is causing, several churches have been robbed in the past few months, also indicating a rise in crime against the church community in the United States.
A Nigerian-based church with international reach has been accused of telling church members with HIV to stop taking medicine and put their faith solely in prayer and "anointing water," allegedly leading to at least six premature deaths in London.
A Florida judge who proclaims herself "Tim Tebow" of the courtroom for her unorthodox methods of punishment has been credited with helping one man lose 25 pounds in only 20 days as part of her "lose-a-pound, gain-a-day" program for criminal offenders.
A baby weighing 13 pounds was born at the Charité hospital in Berlin on Friday and his name is "Jihad."
The use of pepper spray appears to be on the rise this year with several videos of police officers using the aerosol deterrent on "Occupy Wall Street" protesters going viral online. This Black Friday, however, pepper spray incidents have been reported at shopping centers, including one in which Walmart security guards used the spray on customers who appeared unruly.