President Donald Trump signed an executive order to ban government funds for international groups that provide or promote abortion, which reverses Barack Obama administration policy.
Roman Catholic Church leader Pope Francis has said it is too early to pass judgment on U.S. President Donald Trump, and urged people to wait before criticizing him. At the same time, he also pointed out that populist leaders of the past, like Nazi Germany's Adolf Hitler, were also supported by the people.
More than a million people worldwide took part in the Women's March on Saturday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump and show their support for women's rights, specifically abortion. Conservative Christian evangelist Anne Graham Lotz, however, has warned that the movement is "destructive" and will lead women to their "spiritual and moral graves."
North Korea has long been recognized as a country where Christians face the worst persecution for their faith. But there's a lesser known country that follows closely behind where those who are even suspected of having converted to Christianity are rushed through public beheadings without a trial — Somalia.
Pastor Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, who led a prayer at Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, has admitted in an interview that Latino Christians face challenging questions surrounding America's new political reality.
Evangelist Franklin Graham has urged politicians to drop their boycott and unite in prayer for the sake of the country as Donald Trump gets sworn into office as the 45th U.S. president.
Researchers have found a scientific explanation for a biblical episode in 1207 B.C., in which Joshua, the leader of the Israelites, prayed and saw the sun stand still in the midst of battle, though they argued that what really happened was a solar eclipse, in which the sun disappeared.
The closed-off historical churches near the site at the Jordan River where Jesus Christ is believed to have been baptized could be reopened to almost half a million pilgrims, as a project to remove land mines progresses.
Robert Jeffress at Prayer Service: Donald Trump Like Bible's Nehemiah, Who Built Wall to Keep Out Enemies
Megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Dallas in Texas compared new American president Donald Trump to the biblical figure Nehemiah, and also said that Trump's Christian faith is both "very important" but also "very personal" to him.
Creflo Dollar of World Changers Church International in Atlanta has spoken out on the death of controversial Pastor Eddie Long by wondering whether people "were ever worthy" of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church leader's "grace."
Responding to criticism from Roman Catholic priests over his war on drugs, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte fired back by accusing them of molesting children, participating in gay acts, and failing to understand the country's problems.
Time for Church to Wake Up, Fight Against Tide of 'Forced Acceptance' of Homosexuality, Abortion: AFA
The Assistant to the President of the conservative American Family Association organization has warned that the Church in America has for decades found itself in a war with the "forced acceptance of homosexuality and abortion," but urged Christians to come alive spiritually in 2017.
Iraqis who have successfully managed to escape the clutches of the Islamic State terror group are now dealing with trauma from the pain of losing their own children, to suicidal depression that is sometimes causing them to hurt their loved ones.
Bill Donohue of the Catholic League argues that the recent low abortion rates in America are due to young people being swayed by photos of unborn children in the womb, rather than by sex education.
What should Christian parents do when their children decide to reject Christianity? Pastor and theologian John Piper offered some advice on and pointed out that in the end, faith is a "gift of God" and parents have "no control" over what their offspring decide to believe.
A rabbi in Israel is predicting that Jesus Christ might return in 2022 when astronomers foresee two large stars colliding and creating a light visible from Earth.
Several Republican politicians have strongly condemned outgoing President Barack Obama's decision on Tuesday to shorten the prison sentence for Chelsea Manning, a transgender former U.S. military intelligence analyst who leaked classified material.
The conservative Family Research Council has compiled a list of the top 20 actions President-elect Donald Trump needs to take in his first 100 days in office in order to fight abortion, defend traditional marriage, and tackle religious freedom abuses around the world.
An aid group supporting local ministries overseas says the Holy Spirit is "stirring" in war-torn Syria and drawing "thousands" of Muslims to Christian missionaries who are working in the region.
A Chinese Christian human rights lawyer who was recently released by government authorities after being detained for 18 months in a jail cell is suffering from severe psychological and physical trauma.
Radical Buddhists Destroy Sri Lankan Church but Christians Refuse to Stop Worshiping Jesus and Gather Under a Tree
A small Christian community in Paharaiya, a village in northwestern Sri Lanka, say they won't be seeking revenge against a group of radical Buddhists who destroyed their local church, and will continue to worship and pray — even if only under a tree.
Archaeologists have excavated an ancient wall dating back to 10th century B.C. in southern Israel's Arava desert region, which some experts say alludes to the biblical story of King David capturing the land of Edom, as found in Samuel 8:13.
Robert Jeffress: Obama's 'Demonization' of Conservative Christians 'Comes to an End' at Trump's Inauguration
Pastor Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Dallas church in Texas has said that President Barack Obama's "demonizaton" of conservative Christians over issues such as gay marriage and abortion will "come to an end" on Friday, during President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.
President-elect Donald Trump has been branded a threat to human rights by the Human Rights Watch organization, accusing his presidential campaign of "fomenting hatred and intolerance," but former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee has called out what he sees as hypocrisy in such accusations.
Broadway actress Jennifer Holliday has backed out of appearing at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony this week after succumbing to pressure from her LGBT fans, to whom she apologized for her "lapse of judgment."