Pope Francis on Saturday denounced parents who abort a child if prenatal tests show the baby has a malformation or genetic problem, calling such "murder of children" the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program.
As teams from 32 countries compete for the World Cup in Russia, the Open Doors ministry pointed out that seven of those countries are on its 2018 World Watch List of where it's most difficult to be a Christian.
A new study by the University of Texas at San Antonio has found that people who attend religious services and pray frequently tend to sleep better than their less religious counterparts.
A judge in Canada has declared two men and one woman in a polyamorous relationship to be the legal parents of a child, saying having three parents is in the child's best interests.
A federal district court has permanently halted enforcement of the 2011 HHS birth control mandate, which requires employers to provide health insurance coverage for contraception and drugs that could induce an abortion, against two Christian colleges in Iowa.
The U.S. Department of Justice Wednesday launched an initiative to prevent local governments from using zoning laws to discriminate against churches and other religious groups.
Ken Starr, who investigated President Bill Clinton leading to his impeachment, said President Donald Trump's characterization of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation as a "witch hunt" is not correct and that it is Trump's "moral obligation" to testify.
Tens of thousands of people flocked to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Sunday evening for Harvest America 2018, which included gospel music and a message by Southern California Pastor Greg Laurie, who invited the crowd to respond to the Gospel.
A Christian couple in Morocco recently married in a private ceremony facing threats from the local community in their hometown, as Islam is the state religion in this Sunni-majority country and only Muslim and Jewish marriages are deemed legal.
The New Testament "unambiguously" regards homosexuality as contrary to nature, says the Presbyterian Church in Ireland as its General Assembly decides not to allow same-sex couples to be full members or their children to be baptized.
Authorities in the U.K. have fined the Bible Society $130,000 for failing to protect the personal details of its more than 400,000 supporters. Officials say the data breach will likely disclose the "religious identity" of the charity's backers and cause them "distress."
Police in Pakistan's Punjab province have told 40 Christian families in a Muslim-majority village to demolish their church, six months after forcing them to sign a pledge saying they will no longer hold services there.
An attorney for Paige Patterson, a Southern Baptist seminary leader who was recently terminated as president emeritus over his alleged handling of and comments on sexual assault victims, has called the allegations a "wide-spread misrepresentation and misinformation."
A school teacher in Indiana says the district forced him to step down because he wasn't willing to call transgender students by their preferred names due to his Christian faith.
As the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala has killed at least 75 people since Sunday and about 200 others remain missing, the Christian humanitarian group World Help has activated its crisis response program to provide relief to families impacted by the disaster.
A crocodile attacked and killed a pastor as he was baptising 80 people near a lake in southern Ethiopia, according to reports.
A Franciscan priest was attacked by a young man at a chapel in Bethlehem in the West Bank after the clergy tried to stop the man and his associate from harassing Christian pilgrims visiting the birthplace of Jesus.
A psychiatrist who teaches at New York Medical College and Columbia University says he has studied thousands of claims of demonic possession for 25 years and found that it is indeed very real.
Pastor Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas has an annual budget of around $90 million, and their last fiscal year's financial statement reveals how they use the money.
Paige Patterson Fired Over Lies, Rape Victim Comment, He Would 'Break Her Down,' Trustees Chair Says
Dr. Paige Patterson, former president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, was fired because of a new revelation that he lied about how he handled sexual assault allegations by a student and wanted to meet an alleged rape victim all alone so he could "break her down," the school's board explained.
The University of California-San Francisco has come out with a training book for medical students which teaches them "counseling techniques" on how to talk to religious women about abortion, especially if they "believe that life begins at conception and that abortion is an act of murder."
California's attorney general announced Friday that he's imposing a ban on state-funded travel to Oklahoma in response to a new law that allows faith-based adoption agencies to deny placement services to same-sex parents.
A vast majority of non-Christians in the United Kingdom think the Church is not making any difference to society, and even about a third of the Christian population is uncertain of their religious institution's significance, according to a new study by World Vision UK and Barna Global.
The Church of England's diocese of Canterbury has asked its clergy to tell those who come to confess sex abuse that if what they share raises a concern about the safety of a victim, the priest would be "duty bound" to inform "relevant agencies."
Author and evangelical preacher Tony Campolo, who is behind the Red Letter Christians movement, says he has problems with a lot of new worship music because today's songwriters focus more on God's control and power than on His love.