Two authentic manuscripts from the Dead Sea Scrolls are on public display for the first time ever at a six-month exhibit in Denver, Colorado, which opened Friday and includes hundreds of other artifacts from the Israel Antiquities Authority to show life in Bible times.
A Christian retreat center in the Iranian city of Karaj, which belonged to the Council of Assemblies of God Churches and was accused of being funded by America's "CIA spy agency," shut down Saturday, according to a report.
One of the two nuns involved in a years-long legal battle with international pop star Katy Perry over over the sale of a Catholic convent in Southern California collapsed and died in court. In an interview hours before her death, the nun told Perry she is "hurting a lot of people."
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, met with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz in Lambeth Palace, and said he had a "cordial and honest" discussion on religious freedom for Christians.
A poll by the Church of England asked respondents to name one person they see as "the ideal mother" among well-known mothers, fictional or real, or from the past or present. And the results were surprising, with the late Princess Diana taking the top spot and Michelle Obama on the fifth spot, ahead of the mother of Jesus.
A judge in Canada has ruled that a taxpayer-funded child protection body in the province of Ontario should not have removed two foster children from a Christian couple after they refused to lie to the girls that the Easter Bunny is real.
Responding to ABC talk show host Joy Behar who likened hearing Jesus' voice to "mental illness," Lori Bakker said on "The Jim Bakker Show" that liberals like her would want to put "us all away in mental illness centers."
Franklin Graham, the eldest son of the Rev. Billy Graham, who died last month at the age of 99, shared with his followers on social media what's written on the "simple" marker on his father's grave.
The Donald Trump administration on Sunday strongly criticized Russia's involvement in the ongoing military operation in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region, which has led to the killing of more than 600 civilians but Syrian President Bashar Assad has vowed to carry on with the attacks in the rebel-held region.
Hollywood's leaders of the #MeToo and Times Up movements Ashley Judd, Salma Hayek and Annabella Sciorra condemned sexual misconduct in the workplace and presented a video montage on the issue at the 90th Academy Awards Sunday night. It's the first Oscars since sexual abuse allegations were made against Harvey Weinstein.
Facebook has apologized for threatening to censor the Christian satire site Babylon Bee for reporting "fake news" based on the advice of the fact-checking website Snopes. The satire report was titled, "Did CNN Purchase an Industrial-Sized Washing Machine to Spin News?"
Protestant and Catholic churches in Pakistan have come together to start a movement to call on the government to ensure justice for Christian cousins accused of blasphemy, one of whom recently survived a jump from a fourth floor after being told to perform oral sex on his cousin durning interrogation.
Religious freedom advocates suspect that the communist government of China killed 49-year-old human rights attorney Li Baiguang, who had defended pastors against illegal arrests, and are therefore demanding an investigation.
Cuba's communist government on Friday released a well-known religious freedom advocate, Leonardo Rodríguez Alonso, who had been held without charge.
Aaron and Melissa Klein, a Christian couple from Oregon who lost their bakery and were ordered to pay $135,000 in damages for refusing to make a cake for a same-sex wedding in 2013, have filed an appeal at the Oregon Supreme Court against a ruling by an Oregon appeals court upholding a decision to fine them.
Iraqi security forces and pro-government militias have discovered mass graves near Mosul, which include bodies of 40 Christians who had small crosses with them when they were killed by Islamic State terrorists and then buried together, according to the Syriac Orthodox Church.
Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum told CNN host Jake Tapper in an interview that the public debate after the Parkland mass shooting should not be focused only on gun control, but also on kids growing up in broken homes or in the absence of their fathers.
Russian military spies hacked numerous South Korean government computers during the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea — possibly in retaliation to the banning of the Russian team by the International Olympic Committee due to the earlier use of doping by its athletes — and tried to make it look as if North Korea was behind the attack, according to U.S. intelligence officials.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has refused to resign despite facing severe criticism for his deputies' response to the Parkland shooting, in which 17 people were killed earlier this month. In a media interview, Israel said he had given "amazing leadership to this agency."
Pakistani Christian Survives Jump From 4th Floor to Escape Interrogation Beating in 'Blasphemy' Case
A Pakistani Christian man is in critical condition after allegedly jumping out of a fourth-floor window while he was being interrogated at the Federal Investigation Agency in Punjab Province.
The Vatican plans to hold a week-long international conference in April to deal with a threefold increase in demand for exorcists in Italy alone, with 500,000 cases each year.
A week after a deadly attack on an Orthodox church in the Dagestan region of Russia which killed at least five people, Islamic State is inciting its followers to kill and kidnap Christians in "Russian-occupied Muslim areas," according to a report.
Several well-known Christian singers have issued statements remembering the Rev. Billy Graham, who died Wednesday at the age of 99. The memories they share give us more insight into the greatness of the world-renowned evangelist.
As Christian persecution continues to rise in India under the governance of a Hindu nationalist party, a report by an evangelical group describes the year 2017 as "one of the most traumatic for the Christian community" in 10 years.
Wheaton College has won a five-year battle to fulfil its Christian mission without having to provide services like the week-after pill in its healthcare plans.