Memorial Day is an annual holiday that falls on the last Monday in May. It is observed nationwide to honor those who served in the Armed Forces, with an emphasis on the deceased.
After murdering eight people over the weekend, a Mississippi man said his intention was to have God kill him but he ran out of bullets.
Americans fall into five dominant faith segments, says Barna, which set out to find what people in these categories believe about some of the most contentious political and spiritual issues of the day.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Minnesota mother against her teenage child along with school officials and healthcare providers on the grounds that they violated her parental rights by treating her son with a hormone therapy to start transitioning into a girl even though he hadn't been granted court approval to be legally emancipated from his parents.
A third woman and former member of the now defunct Renew Ministries in New Braunfels, Texas, has alleged in a new lawsuit that former Pastor Terry Knighten took advantage of his position as spiritual leader and counselor to have sex with her, and is now seeking $1 million in damages.
Analysis of religious affiliation trends among American college first-year students has found that the number of those who do not belong to a religion, or the "nones," has skyrocketed in the past three decades.
Two men who say they were sexually abused as teenagers more than 300 times over several years by a former youth minister at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, are now suing the church, seeking more than $50,000 in damages for pain and suffering.
YouTube removed the latest video exposing Planned Parenthood directors laughing about dismembering fully formed babies hours after it was published, a move pro-life activists say is a cave to censorship pressure from the abortion industry.
Anti-bullying activist and openly gay writer Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" video campaign is not helping LGBT youth, claims a recent study.
The Center for Medical Progress has released a new video from its undercover investigation at a National Abortion Federation conference where an abortionist says she agrees with pro-lifers that the procedure is "violent" and the "killing" of a "person."
Members of Nicholtown Presbyterian Church, a small church with a predominantly black congregation in Greenville, South Carolina, recently received a welcome shock in their mailbox when they found a $2,000 donation with an anonymous apology letter from a "terrible" white "racist" who says he was cleansed of his sin by the Holy Spirit.
Countless people are wearing red noses or witnessing their favorite celebrities do so for Red Nose Day Thursday to help combat child poverty. While some may question how looking like a clown can accomplish such a huge feat, Sister Nancy Downing from the Covenant House New York is opening up about the direct impact that those red noses are having on the young people in her ministry.
America's largest Christian ministry serving those in prison is speaking out after Amanda Knox, a writer who spent four years in an Italian prison before being acquitted of murder, claimed that ministries use "cult tactics" to brainwash inmates.
The legislative arm of the conservative Family Research Council has launched a petition in support of geologist Andrew Snelling, a creationist who is suing Grand Canyon National Park over what he says is religious discrimination.
Target is refusing to change its bathroom policy that allows men to go into women's bathrooms and dressing rooms, despite receiving 500,000 more boycott signatures from the American Family Association at its Minneapolis headquarters.
A man who just a week ago was being hailed as a "good Samaritan" for helping to pull a car off a man who got pinned in an accident, has been arrested for shooting a greeter at the House of Refuge Family Worship Center in the head on Sunday. But the man and his family claim he is innocent.
Operation Rescue, a pro-life organization that has been campaigning against Planned Parenthood, released part of a "chilling" 911 call a mother made last year upon discovering her daughter had died following a botched abortion at a clinic in Michigan.
Heritage Academy, a small independent Christian school in Maryland that has been facing public criticism over its decision to bar a pregnant student-athlete from participating in her graduation next month, broke its silence Tuesday to clarify that the student was being punished for her "immoral" premarital sex, not her pregnancy.
Ahead of President Donald Trump's Israel visit, top Christian Zionist organizations and leaders called on the president to fulfill his election campaign promise to relocate the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, despite reports that Trump is unlikely to make the move in the near future.
While Facebook has recently been tightening its anti-bullying policies and banning users for posting offensive photos, one name that is not receiving protection from the social media giant is Jesus Christ.
The Rev. Franklin Graham warned jihadists that the flames of hell, rather than 70 virgins, await them in the afterlife, and also described Islam as a "threat to our very life," following Monday's bombing in Manchester, England, which killed 22 people.
A law firm representing a pastor who runs a voluntary off-campus Bible program in Michigan has demanded that a public school district that recently banned its students from taking part in the lunchtime Bible study stop violating state and federal law by infringing upon the students' rights to participate in the program.
Famed televangelists Joel and Victoria Osteen have received criticism on social media after they posted photos of themselves throwing up a hand sign meant to show support for the University of Texas at Austin when their son graduated from the school this past weeken
Episcopal Seminary That Stopped Giving Degrees Amid $7.9M Asset Loss to Join Union Theological Seminary
An influential Episcopal Church seminary that last year announced they were no longer granting degrees will become part of the New York-based Union Theological Seminary.
An American pastor who has seen the destruction of Christian cities in the Middle East first hand, says Franklin Graham's nonprofit organizations have poured millions of dollars into the region to provide humanitarian aid to those who are displaced or critically injured, and questions if any of Graham's critics have done the same.
Evangelists Greg Laurie and Franklin Graham have taken to their social media pages to comment on Monday night's bombing in Manchester, England, that the Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for.
Losing faith in God and declining religiosity are among the top reasons why young adults in America are increasingly committing suicide, according to the conservative Family Policy Institute of Washington.
Rowan Elijah Feldhaus, a 25-year-old woman who identified as a man has died from complications related to a hysterectomy she underwent in her quest to become a man.
Toni Richardson, a devout Christian teacher and mother of two who was warned by the Cony School in Augusta, Maine, that she could be fired for using phrases such as "I will pray for you" and "you were in my prayers" while at work has filed charges of religious discrimination and retaliation with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
A greeter at the House of Refuge Family Worship church in Kansas City, Missouri, who had just recently started in the position is thanking God for his life after he was shot in the head while trying to stop a gunman who opened fire in church on Sunday.