President Barack Obama has ordered some 3,000 American military personnel to West Africa to help in the fight against the spread of the Ebola virus, which has killed over 2,400 people and has showed no signs of slowing down.
U2 rock band leader, Bono, once wrote a poem for Billy Graham after visiting the retired evangelist in his home in the mountains of western North Carolina.
Meriam Ibrahim Says 'Faith Was the Only Weapon' She Had After Receiving Death Sentence for Christianity
After almost being martyred in Sudan for refusing to renounce her Christian faith a few months ago, global Christian icon Meriam Ibrahim, 27, is breathing easier now and smiling.
A lack of concern for Christians and a lack freedom of expression for religious minorities in the Middle East is one of the reasons behind the rise of terror group ISIS in Iraq and Syria, said David Curry, the CEO and president of Christian persecution watchdog group, Open Doors USA.
The day after U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was heckled at a Christian event aimed at bringing Christians together over the plight of persecution in the Middle East, some speakers at the event addressed the disruption.
Appearing on Charlie Rose's PBS show this week, HBO's "Real Time" host Bull Maher rebuked him for linking Islam to Christianity, defending Christians by saying a vast numbers of them do not believe in violence or treat women as second class citizens.
The White House and the Pentagon said for the first time Friday that the United States is indeed "at war" with the Islamic State, or ISIS, contradicting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who maintained a day earlier that Washington's efforts cannot be seen as part of the "war on terror."
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the largest charities in the world, has said that it will pledge $50 million to help fight the Ebola virus crisis in West Africa, which has killed over 2,200 people.
US Will Lead Broad Coalition to Fight ISIS, Says Obama in Speech; Fight Will Be Different From Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan
In a highly anticipated speech on fighting ISIS, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday night that the U.S. will lead a broad coalition of "friends and allies" to push back the threat of the terror group. Obama also attempted to assure Americans that this war will be different from the ones in Iraq and Afghanistan, but asserted that it will take time.
ISIS' 'Cultural Cleansing' of Mideast Christians Ignored by Complacent Americans, Robert George Complains
As thousands of Christians in Iraq and Syria, and other parts of the Middle East, are being tosed from their homes, killed, raped and pillaged by Islamic State forces and other terrorist organizations, Princeton law professor Robert George claims that Christians in America and other westernized nations are too complacent to speak out against the persecution in the Middle East and urge their governments to take action.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Forced to 'Reinvent' College Campus Ministry Due to CSU Non-Discrimination Policy
A newly enforced nondiscrimination policy issued by the California State University system that requires InterVarsity Christian Fellowship to allow non-Christians to be chapter leaders has forced the nationwide organization to develop a new style of campus ministry, IVCF officials said Tuesday.
Contrary to popular opinion and previous research, the Christian Right was not responsible for people leaving their church, a new study finds.
Atheist Airman Who Refuses to Swear 'So Help Me God' in Reenlistment Oath Has Until November to Comply or Leave
An atheist airman who is refusing to say "so help me God" in the Oath of Enlistment statutorily required to reenlist in the Air Force, has threatened to file a lawsuit against the Department of Defense. He now has until November to comply with the requirement or leave when his contract expires, according to an Air Force official.
Rep. Steve Southerland, R-Florida, said Tuesday that he believes focusing on faith, family, and work are the keys to combating poverty in the United States.
9/11 Families Sponsor Anti-Islamophobia Campaign for Anniversary of Tragedy; Study Claims Islamophobia Is on the Rise in US
The organization September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows has launched a campaign against Islamophobia through a new bus ad promoting religious tolerance and interfaith unity in New York City. This comes just after a recent poll conducted by the Arab American Institute shows that Americans have an increasingly negative attitude toward Muslims in the United States.
U.S. President Barack Obama announced Friday that key NATO allies are prepared to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamist terror group ISIS in Iraq, after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting with diplomats from 10 countries on the sidelines of a NATO summit in Wales.
A Texas-based group of family planning clinics has cut ties with Planned Parenthood Federation of America so that it will be eligible to receive government funds.
'Evangelicals for Marriage Equality' Say Supporters Are Not Compromising Christian Beliefs, Focus Is on Gov't Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages
The advocacy group "Evangelicals for Marriage Equality" responded to recent criticism from Christians arguing against the recognition of same-sex marriage by saying supporters of EME are not compromising Christian beliefs and are instead focused specifically on gay unions receiving the same government recognition and rights as traditional married couples do.
Twenty-six foreign ministers pledged that their countries will do everything necessary to stop terror group ISIS during a major summit in Paris on Monday. The meeting came as the U.S. launched its first airstrikes in Iraq since President Barack Obama's announcement last week the expansion of operations.
America's Christian Heritage Under Threat, Say Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Tony Perkins at 'Star Spangled Sunday'
On the 200th anniversary of America's National Anthem, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, former Gov. Mike Huckabee, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins and other Christian conservative leaders spoke at an event in North Carolina, reflecting on God's hand of providence and expressing hope that He would continue to help protect religious freedom.
The willingness of religious congregations to accept gays and lesbians as members, and even volunteer leaders, increased significantly between 2006 and 2012, except in the case of Catholic churches, a new study shows.
Arkansas State University says it will be removing the Christian cross from football players' helmets after a complaint was filed claiming that it violates separation of church and state laws.
Atheist author Sam Harris has joined the growing list of secular and religious voices who have called out President Barack Obama for comments he made on terror group ISIS, suggesting that the group is not Islamic.
Obama Plans to Hit ISIS in Syria, Support 'Moderate' Rebels; Watchdog Group Finds Evidence of Chemical Weapons
President Barack Obama is reportedly planning to ask for congressional support to arm moderate Syrian rebels who are fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad, and potentially launch new airstrikes against terror group ISIS. A global chemical weapons watchdog group has meanwhile found evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria again.
NEW YORK - Along the hallowed plaza of the National September 11 Memorial Wednesday, preparation work for the service to honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 continued in earnest as memories and emotions abounded among workers and tourists alike.
Tom Mannin, the pastor of Oklahoma City Community Church which uses the Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall for its worship services, is breaking his silence on the city's decision to allow a satanic "black mass" and the Christian service to be held inside the same building later this month.
After Boy Scouts Split Over Openly Gay Youth, Christian Alternative Trail Life USA Draws More Than 14K Members in Less Than a Year
Trail Life USA, a new "unapologetically Christian" alternative to the Boy Scouts of America, has attracted more than 14,000 members since it launched in January, and about half are former Boy Scouts who left the organization after it lifted its ban on openly gay youth last year.
The American Humanist Association announced Monday a "Don't Say the Pledge" campaign, arguing that their recent AHA poll found a third of Americans support removing the phrase "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance.
A man has posted a video to YouTube calling for people to set fire to pictures of Jesus Christ that depict him as a white man.