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.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a plea by the Planned Parenthood to challenge an Arkansas law that regulates medication-induced abortions, which could force two abortion clinics in the state to close down when the legislation goes into effect.
China is the country with the least number of people with belief in God while more than 70 percent of people in the world say they believe, according to a survey by Gallup International, which studied 68 countries across the world.
A Christian mother of six children who survived an attack by Islamic State terrorists as her family was traveling to a monastery in Egypt's Minya region last year but lost her son-in-law, who refused to deny his faith, says she prays the attackers "will be touched by God."
Jentezen Franklin, senior pastor of Free Chapel, and the Los Angeles Dream Center commemorated Memorial Day with the opening of a Women Veterans Home in California to equip them with skills necessary to transition back into civilian life.
Prosperity Preacher Jesse Duplantis Seeks Donations for $54M Private Jet, Says God Wants Him to Have It
Months after televangelist Kenneth Copeland acquired a new multimillion dollar Gulfstream V jet for "the Lord's work," another prosperity gospel preacher, Jesse Duplantis, is asking his followers to help him buy a $54-million brand new Falcon 7X jet that he says he is "believing God for."
Churches in the U.K. and Ireland held their services in the open air on Sunday to stand in solidarity with persecuted Christians around the world and to pray for them.
Joshua Holt, a former Mormon missionary from Utah who had been imprisoned in Venezuela since June 2016 on false charges of espionage, arrived in the United States after his release Saturday and met with President Donald Trump, who said securing his freedom was "a tough one."
Researchers in New York have created half human-half chicken embryos, circumventing restrictions on research with human embryos, to observe for the first time how cells organize themselves.
Liberty University English professor Karen Swallow Prior suffered multiple fractures and a collapsed lung after being hit by a bus while walking in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Amid outpouring of love and support, she says from her hospital bed her condition "is nothing short of miraculous."
Ireland's prime minister praised a "quiet revolution" in his country as exit polls, backed up by early results Saturday morning, show a landslide vote in favor of repealing the constitution's ban on abortion.
While there are numerous prosperity gospel churches around the world, they don't advertise themselves as one. But one pastor is offering some guidance on how to tell if a church promotes the "health and wealth" gospel.
The producers of the children's movie "Show Dogs" have said they are removing two scenes from the film, which, according to some parents, could have been used to promote child grooming and sexual abuse.
In the United States, the percentage of adults identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender has increased to 4.5 percent, according to a year-long survey, which also shows that the biggest increase has been among millennials.
The principal of an Oregon high school and its resource officer are being removed for allegedly ignoring complaints of bullying from LGBTQ students and asking them to read from the Bible as a "punishment," after the school district reached settlements with the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon. The principal's son has disputed what happened.
The teenager charged with shooting 10 people to death at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, last week was a "good boy" who was bullied which is why he lashed out, his father says.
An Indonesian Christian, Kurnianto, lost his mother in a spate of suicide bombings that was carried out by the members of one family last Sunday. At her funeral, the son declared he has forgiven the bomber family, which included children.