Canon Andrew White, the Anglican pastor who's known as the Vicar of Baghdad, says that after U.S. troops left Iraq in 2011, the country has been facing "total devastation," even worse than under Saddam Hussein. White also described what Christians are facing as one of the worst persecutions in history.
James Foley, who would have been 41 years old Saturday had he not been brutally beheaded by ISIS militants in August, was remembered at a memorial at his home church in Rochester, N.H., which was also attended by Gov. Maggie Hassan and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.
Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards wrote an article for Elle magazine denouncing the "stigma" that abortion carries, and confessed that she had an abortion and said it was the right decision and not a difficult one for her family.
While the U.S. Supreme Court Friday rejected a request by Alaska and Wyoming to delay enforcement of same-sex marriage, a federal judge in Arizona ruled that the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional.
A conservative legal group has sent a letter to a California hotel arguing that their hosting of an event by an organization that advocates a complete boycott of Israel may violate state law.
Fox News Anchor Blasts Ebola Media Sensationalism; Tells Viewers 'We Do Not Have an Outbreak in the US'
A news anchor on Fox delivered a powerful message this week amid the Ebola outbreaks in the United States and the consequent fear mongering.
After sparking a vociferous debate about assisted suicide when she announced in a viral YouTube video earlier this month that she will commit suicide under Oregon's Death With Dignity Act on Nov. 1 to escape her terminal brain cancer, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard recently declared "I don't want to die."
The recent debacle involving the city of Houston attempting to subpoena the sermons of five pastors demanding that they turn over their comments addressing homosexuality, gender identity or the city's first lesbian mayor, Annise Parker, hasn't scared off one of the men in the center of the battle.
A Satanic Temple group is petitioning Florida's State Capitol to include a display depicting the angel Lucifer descending into hell among other holiday stands. Florida denied the group's same request last year, deeming it "grossly offensive."
Dr. Daniel Varga, Official at Faith-Based Texas Hospital, Apologizes for Mistakes in Diagnosing Thomas Eric Duncan
Dr. Daniel Varga, chief clinical officer for Texas Health Resources, the umbrella medical group for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital where now deceased Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan died and two nurses were infected with the deadly virus after treating him, apologized Thursday for what he said were mistakes in his initial diagnosis.
A second healthcare worker who had direct contact with Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has contracted the Ebola virus, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
The United States Supreme Court has issued an order allowing 13 abortion clinics in Texas to stay open, superseding a state law that requires the closure of clinics that fail to meet basic health and safety standards.
The Rev. Franklin Graham, CEO of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, said Monday that "activist judges are overturning the will of the people," when speaking about the 61 percent of North Carolina voters who supported an amendment banning same-sex marriage in their state.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said pastors from across the United States should send "thousands and thousands" of Bibles and sermons to the Houston mayor who demanded pastors turn over their sermons to the government due to their objection to an LGBT discrimination city ordinance.
Two ordained Christian pastors in Idaho have filed a federal lawsuit and a motion for temporarily restraining Coeur d'Alene city officials from forcing them to perform same-sex wedding ceremonies or face prosecution for violating "non-discrimination" laws.
Atheist TV host Bill Maher has criticized Islam again on his HBO show "Real Time," this time speaking out against the death sentence for blasphemy handed to a Christian mother of five from Pakistan.
Ebola Victims Amber Vinson and Thomas Duncan's Families Speak Out; Thank God for His Presence, Ask for Continued Prayers
The families of Ebola victims Amber Vinson and Thomas Eric Duncan have spoken out to give thanks for the public's prayers, God's presence in their lives, and ask for continued prayers for the country.
Christian Couple Loses Septuplets After Rejecting Selective Reduction; Believes Testimony Will Point People to Jesus Christ
A North Carolina couple is clinging to their faith after losing a set of septuplets but say that they would do nothing differently and not choose selective reduction in order to "save" the pregnancy.
Hannah Graham Case: Sergeant Finds Human Remains Scattered Across Creek, Says 'God Wanted Us to Find What We Found'
The sergeant who found human remains in Albemarle County, Virginia on Saturday while searching for Miss UVA student Hannah Graham credited the discovery to "divine intervention."
Former Fiancée of Ebola Victim Thomas Eric Duncan Prays for Community Healing on Eve of Quarantine Release; Will Write 'Love Story' Book After Losing Possessions
Louise Troh, the former fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan, prayed for community healing on the eve of her release from quarantine.
Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson reportedly told investigators that he fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown in self defense and protesters are said to be bracing for the possibility of no indictment.
Chicago Megachurch Pastor on Houston Sermon Subpoena: Gov't 'Bullying Tactics' Are Not Acceptable; Create 'Bigotry' Toward Christian Beliefs
New Life Covenant Church in Chicago and Alliance Defending Freedom severely criticized the subpoena of various pastors' sermons in Houston, Texas, due to their objection to an LGBT discrimination city ordinance that was passed recently.
Two Ohio public schools closed Thursday morning amid fears that staff members might have come in contact with Dallas nurse Amber Joy Vinson who's infected with the Ebola virus. At least three Texas schools have also closed over the same fears.
'People Deserve a Second Chance;' In Unusual Case of Forgiveness, Parents Give Son's Killer Home and Job
In an unusual case of forgiveness Thursday, the parents of a New Hampshire man who was shot dead in December 2011 lobbied to help free their son's killer from prison and offered to give him a home and a job on his release.