The head of a prominent outreach ministry is encouraging believers to pray for and support the people of Burma even as calls for aid to hard-hit Japan continue to make headlines.
The U.N. Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution on religious intolerance that freedom watchdogs say marks a significant step away from the highly criticized "defamation of religions" concept.
Religious leaders in a Southern California county are sounding off against the recent burning of an 11-foot cross in a city that hasn't had a hate crime reported since 2002.
After more than a decade of litigation, atheist activist Michael Newdow says his court battle over the Pledge of Allegiance's "under God" statement is now officially "over."
A U.S. missionary who was held in a Haitian prison for more than five months without charges is now free and bound for the United States.
A Pakistani Christian man who was sentenced last year to life in prison for "blasphemy" was found dead Tuesday morning, according to officials in the Islamic republic.
The matter concerning the 35,000 Bibles presently being held by the Malaysian government is being resolved "amicably," claimed the head of the Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday.
Christian leaders in Malaysia are sounding off against the government's latest detention of imported scriptures, reporting that some 30,000 were recently being held.
For 24 hours Wednesday, concerned Christians from various parts of the country joined in a time of prayer and fasting for the release of a U.S. missionary in Haiti who has been imprisoned for over four months without charge.
Millions of Christians worldwide will usher in the 40-day season of Lent by imposing the sign of the cross on their foreheads with ash on Wednesday.
The reporting policy that China loosened ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics was tightened up this past week with new restrictions placed on foreign journalists working in the communist nation.
The U.N. General Assembly voted Tuesday to suspend Libya from the U.N. Human Rights Council in response to the violent repression of peaceful protesters in the North African nation.
The senate of California Lutheran University's student body government has officially proposed a change to the wording of its constitution in hopes of introducing more inclusive and encompassing language.
Tennessee's largest self-described Christian university has officially recognized a student group that seeks to "examine the intersection of Christian faith and LGBT related issues through group discussion."
A three-centuries-old missions organization announced the name of its next leader this past week – two months before the retirement of its present leader.
At least four people in a predominantly Christian village near Jos, Nigeria, were reported dead after a pre-dawn attack Monday by Muslim youth.
Religious freedom advocates in America are being urged to rally to their U.S. representative behind a bill that would create a way for the government to better monitor and defend the religious freedom of minorities in countries in South Central Asia and the Middle East.
Tens of thousands of Iraqis took to the streets Friday despite calls from religious and political leaders to not take part in the nationwide "Day of Rage" protest.
With the Muslim Brotherhood poised to play a growing role in Egypt's government following the resignation of the country's long-time president, many observers have been looking into the long-banned group for clues to what lies ahead for Egypt.
Women seeking abortions in England, Wales and Scotland will have to continue taking abortion medication at a medical clinic rather than at home following a ruling by Britain's High Court.
Halloween is upon us once again and, like the year before, remains to be a date that Christians approach differently – especially as it falls this year on a Sunday, the Day of Sabbath.
The mother of celebrated NFL rookie quarterback Tim Tebow is encouraging Colorado voters to say "yes" to a proposed Colorado amendment that would define a "person" in the state to include "every human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being."
Members of the underground churches of China have released a joint statement in response to efforts by the Chinese government to prevent leaders of their movement from attending a major international gathering of Christian leaders.
China's government is preventing Christian leaders in the country from attending a major international gathering of mission-minded leaders by stopping them as they reach the airport and confiscating their passports.
The first-ever clinical trial of human embryonic stem cell-based therapy on a human patient is now underway, according to the first and presently only company in the United States with the license to use the controversial cells to treat people.