A Houston federal judge has given FEMA three weeks to decide if its going to change its policy of denying disaster relief to religious institutions, rejecting FEMA's attempt to delay a challenge by three Texas churches.
Addressing pilgrims at the Vatican on Sunday, Pope Francis said those in authority, in government or in church, must not expect others to do what they themselves fail to do, and that true power is expressed best through service and a good example.
Three Chinese provinces have expelled hundreds of South Korean Christians for allegedly helping North Korean defectors as the country's communist government carries on with its clampdown on religious activities, according to a report.
A French national and green card holder who lives in Massachusetts has filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. government over its citizenship oath, which ends with "so help me God."
A group of drunken Hindu nationalists brutally beat a 26-year-old pastor in southern India who had been falsely accused of "forcibly" converting five families. It was an attempt to murder, the victim's wife says.
USAID is stalling President Donald Trump's initiative to stop funding "ineffective" relief efforts at the United Nations and provide support directly to persecuted Christians and other minorities in the Middle East through the agency, says Laura Ingraham on her show "The Ingraham Angle."
Three Christian friends from southwestern Missouri who are on a mission to publish pocket-sized Gospels in manuscript form for easy reading got their project fully funded in just five hours after launching a Kickstarter fundraiser. But "we are not done," they say.
Christianity is the most persecuted religion on the planet with a Christian dying for their faith every six minutes, and churches across the United States have been urged to "remember those in bonds" as the "International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church" is observed Sunday.
The GOP tax proposal unveiled this week cuts the pro-life policy of adoption tax credit, which has eased the financial burden of families that have adopted for decades, and Christians are urging Republicans to reconsider the decision. t
A student commission at the Georgetown University has said it will not take any action against a student group that had been accused of fostering hatred and intolerance for supporting the official Church teaching on marriage and sexuality.
A 70-year-old Christian man in Pakistan, who had been falsely accused of "blasphemy" and was out on a bail, suddenly died. His family now finds itself even more vulnerable to attacks as they will find it more difficult to prove his innocence.
Days after the U.S. House of Representatives voted for new sanctions against Iran's ballistic missile program, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country will carry on with producing missiles for its defense, which he claimed does not go against international accords.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday the Senate Intelligence Committee must ask concerned Democrats to re-testify after the new revelation that the "Russia dossier," which alleged President Donald Trump's connections to Russia, was partly funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee.
During an interview with CBS News' "Face the Nation," GOP Sen. Bob Corker said President Donald Trump is exhibiting some of the same tendencies as the "erratic leader" of North Korea in dealing with the ongoing tensions with that country.
Chad Connelly, the Republican Party's first-ever national director of evangelical outreach, has announced his resignation, complaining that the GOP has a "tone deaf attitude" toward the evangelical voting sector.
A church in the United Kingdom will not sing the hymn, "Onward, Christian Soldiers," during the service on Remembrance Sunday, which commemorates the contribution of British war dead, so as not to "offend" non-Christians.
Christians Are Not Strangers in Middle East, but 'Beacon of Truth in Agitated World': Greek Orthodox Patriarch
Calling on Western partners to help keep Christianity in its ancient homeland, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch John X Yazigi said Christians in the Middle East "are not strangers in that part of the world" and the church is "the beacon of truth in this agitated world."
A 27-year-old man from Virginia is the first U.S. citizen to be convicted of successfully joining the Islamic State terror group, and has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. He had no interest in religion, but abused marijuana, the prosecutor says.
Church George Washington Attended Removes Plaque Honoring First Pres., Quotes Hebrews 13:2 for Reason Why
The historic Episcopalian Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia, has decided to rip out a plaque that honors the nation's first President George Washington. The church quotes Hebrews 13:2 to explain the move.
A court in Arizona has rejected arguments of evangelical Christian wedding invitation designers that a Phoenix ordinance protecting discrimination against LGBT people forces them to make artwork for same-sex couples, which is against their religious beliefs and freedoms of speech and religion.
A couple in London are looking for a nanny who would not only look after their children but would do so in a completely gender neutral way, "not referring to them as 'she' or 'he,'" among other do's and don'ts on their list of how to allow the children to choose their own gender.
More than 436,000 Rohingya people have fled Myanmar's western Rakhine State to neighboring Bangladesh over the past month, and horrific stories of rape and killing continue to emerge with little help despite the U.N. describing the situation in the Southeast Asian nation as "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
Former President Jimmy Carter thinks NFL players shouldn't protest by kneeling during the national anthem.
Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson has criticized the network for its decision to bring host Bill O'Reilly's talk show back on the air after he settled a $32 million lawsuit over sexual harassment.
Ken Stern, the former CEO of National Public Radio, spent a year venturing "out from my overwhelmingly Democratic neighborhood" by meeting Republicans and attending evangelical church services, which led him to his discovery of "an America far different from the one depicted in the press."