As Iraqi forces' battle for Mosul lingers on, survivors from nearby Christian areas that have been liberated are returning to find their places of worship desecrated, just as a historic church building in the town of Keramlis on the Nineveh Plains had been converted into a military-style base with tunnels constructed under it.
Numerous churches in South Africa have condemned a controversial pastor who has been spraying a pesticide called Doom at his congregants, claiming to heal a variety of illnesses, including HIV and cancer, by driving out demons of such diseases.
Iraq's foreign minister has said Islamic State is using civilians as human shields in the northern city of Mosul, which has slowed down forces in driving the terrorists out of their last major stronghold in that country.
A senior North Korean official spoke to the Swedish ambassador this week about a Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea and sentenced to life in prison with hard labour, according to the Communist government's official news agency.
After suffering from a brain bleed and other medical complications for more than a year, Kim Clement, who was known as a prophet, has died, according to an announcement by his family. He was 60 years old.
In his first post-election interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Breitbart News' executive chairman Steve Bannon, who is set to become the chief strategist in the Donald Trump administration, sarcastically compared himself to Satan and said, "Darkness is good."
As Iraqi assault troops begin to enter key parts of Mosul city for the first time in two years, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly keeps his suicide vest on even while sleeping lest he be caught alive.
A new poll has found that a majority of voters support legislation to limit abortions after five months, a point by which the unborn child demonstrably feels pain. President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to sign the legislation into law.
The parents of a 4-year-old girl, who suffered severe burns in a terror attack on a church in Indonesia's East Kalimantan province, have forgiven the accused, identified as a former convicted terrorist linked to the Islamic State group, and have said they will not even ask God to punish him.
Police in Indonesia have charged the Muslim-majority country's only Christian governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is popularly known as "Ahok," with blasphemy based on a complaint filed by Muslim groups after the official challenged an interpretation of a verse in the Quran that says Muslims cannot vote for a non-Muslim candidate.
The Iraqi army has regained control of the country's ancient Assyrian city of Calah, mentioned in the Bible's first book Genesis and also known as Nimrud, from the Islamic State but the pictures emerging from the ancient landmark reveal how the jihadists attempted to wipe out its monuments and statues due to their "non-Islamic" character.
Christians are gradually returning to their homes in the Christian town of Keramlis on the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq more than two years after it fell to the Islamic State terror group, but their excitement soon disappears as they see their churches desecrated and their homes damaged.
Should Jesus have waited until now to come to earth, instead of coming 2,000 years ago, as He could have reached the whole world with radio and television and the internet? No, says evangelist Billy Graham, and explains why Jesus came to earth at exactly the right time.
Nearly 60 percent of Donald Trump voters say the Republican Party platform's "strong positions on unborn human life and religious liberty" were a key reason behind their decision to back the president-elect, according to a post-election survey released Friday.
In an open letter, an Assyrian Christian group has congratulated President-elect Donald Trump, drawing his attention to the ongoing genocide of Christians by the Islamic State terror group in the Middle East and urging him to fulfil promises and help them return home.
Pastor Greg Laurie interviewed New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas at Harvest Christian Fellowship in California on exercising our faith as an American, as people go to the polls to decide who will be the next president.
Anna Duggar is looking to divorce her husband, reality television star Josh Duggar, who had earlier admitted to a pornography addiction and ended his stay at a Christian rehabilitation facility in March, according to reports.
As Christians from around the world are facing persecution in unprecedented numbers, churches and Christian organizations will hold special prayers for the protection of Christians in persecuted countries on Sunday to mark the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church 2016.
On his show "Real Time," comedian and HBO host Bill Maher said "liberals made a big mistake" by attacking and "crying wolf" on former President George W. Bush and other Republican nominees, who were all "honorable men."
Two Australian artists have set up what they call an "ecosexual bathhouse" at a festival of experimental art in Sydney where people are invited to have sex with the earth to help secure the future of the planet.
Lebanon's parliament has elected former general Michel Aoun, a Christian, as president, ending a two-and-a-half-year power vacuum and leading to celebrations in the country's Christian areas. The new leader, the only Christian head of state in the Middle East, is backed by the Hezbollah movement.