French intelligence agents allegedly changed the date in a document in an attempt to remove evidence about their blunders that allowed Islamic State supporters to kill French priest Rev. Jacques Hamel inside his parish in 2016.
Pastor Levi Lusko of Fresh Life Church spoke to thousands of Christian youth at the Passion 2018 conference, encouraging them to set their minds on the "next world," which he said, will help them do three things in this world.
Bethel Church, a controversial megachurch in California, said there is no truth in the accusation that it promotes New Age occultism by using "Destiny Cards," which critics likened to tarot cards.
President Donald Trump's deregulation and tax cut policies have given him a reason to celebrate this new year with his administration's economic achievements, including the stock markets hitting record highs with the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumping past 25,000 for the first time ever. Here are his top five triumphs.
A well-known Catholic human rights activist in Vietnam, the mother of two children and who fought for the rights of migrant workers and victims of land dispossession, has been sentenced to nine years in prison and five years of house arrest for "propaganda against the state."
Police in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh reportedly rescued more than 50 girls from an Islamic seminary, acting on complaints that its manager was sexually harassing and beating the girls, according to a report.
Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo allegedly opened fire and deployed tear gas inside churches on Sunday, killing at least eight Christians, and arrested more than 100 people after Christians carrying Bibles and crucifixes joined protests against the rule of President Joseph Kabila.
The Boko Haram terror group forced at least 135 children to carry out suicide bombings in northern Nigeria and Cameroon in 2017, almost five times the number in 2016, according to a report by the United Nations Children's Fund.
As hundreds of thousands of people are expected to gather in Times Square for the New Year's Eve celebration Sunday night, the New York Police Department has boosted security measures like never before, as the foregoing year witnessed deadly attacks on civilians, including the killing of dozens of people at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas in October.
About 50 former child soldiers of the Islamic State terror group aged between 12 and 17 are being treated at a rehabilitation center in northeastern Syria, near the city of Qamishli, run by Syrian Kurdish authorities.
Thousands of people came out on streets across Iran for two days to protest against growing economic crisis and corruption, showing their anger against Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani's repressive regime. Iranian police arrested dozens of protesters leading to a strongly condemnation by the United States.
A group which monitors Christian persecution around the world has released a new report listing countries where attacks and restrictions on Christians are likely to increase. These include China, India and Nigeria.
Most American Christians today cannot respond to any question deeper than "Does God love everyone?" as they think such discourse should be reserved for theological universities, argues Colorado-based Ethan Renoe, who identifies himself as "an artist, traveler, and the Lord often speaks to me in poems."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday wished "Merry Christmas" to Christians and said he is "very proud" to be the leader of a country that doesn't shy away from saying "Christmas."
Christians in Iraq attended a Christmas service in Mosul for the first time since Islamic State militants took over the city in 2014, hoping they will soon be able to return to their homes.
Justin Welby Blasts Fake News, Urges Christians to Proclaim Good News of Jesus Christ in Christmas Message
Anglican bishops from around the world sent out messages to churches, ruminating on what Christmas is and how the Good News of Jesus is relevant to us in today's world.
Ohio Governor John Kasich, a Republican, has signed into law a state bill that would ban abortions based solely on a Down syndrome diagnosis.
Christian leaders in India have requested the government to increase security at churches during the Christmas weekend due to recent violent attacks and the overall tense religious atmosphere in the country.
A mob of Muslim demonstrators stormed a Coptic church south of Cairo, which is yet to be licensed by the government, and physically attacked worshipers, calling for the church to be demolished and vandalizing items inside the building, according to the region's diocese.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a review of a law enforcement initiative amid allegation that the Obama administration halted a federal investigation into the illegal operations of the Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah to secure the controversial 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran.
The government in Pakistan has ordered 27 international aid groups, including World Vision, to shut down alleging they were working in unauthorized areas and aiding human rights campaigners. The groups have been given 90 days to leave.
New York City police have boosted security at area churches for the holiday weekend after a California man was arrested for allegedly planning to bomb a busy San Francisco tourist destination in the name of Islamic State.
Paul Nehlen, a businessman and Wisconsin Republican who is running to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan, campaigned in Alabama for Roy Moore, and was previously backed by President Donald Trump, is allegedly a white supremacist.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called U.S. President Donald Trump to thank him for a CIA tip that helped Russian authorities prevent a terrorist attack in St. Petersburg, the White House said Sunday.
Islamic Fulani herdsmen in northeastern Nigeria, who have been accused of aligning with the Boko Haram terror group, killed more than 100 Christians after reprisal clashes earlier this month with the suspected help of the military, according to a report.