Days after a federal judge refused to halt work on the final stretch of the Dakota Access pipeline opposed by American Indians for religious and safety reasons, Pope Francis said Wednesday that indigenous people must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands.
Two weeks after urging Christians not to protest President Donald Trump and to pray for him instead, popular gospel singer Donnie McClurkin says God has revealed to him that he is wrong.
The Rev. Jedidiah Brown, a Chicago pastor and activist who disrupted one of Donald Trump's presidential rallies last March at the University of Illinois, attempted to take his life while listening to gospel music in a Facebook Live broadcast Sunday. He was saved after local police intervened.
In 2009, after years of living a life of isolation and depression, Carol Herbin found her voice and a new life at the United Methodist Church For All People in Columbus, Ohio, but tragically died in a house fire on Saturday.
NC Could Lose More NCAA Events Over Transgender Bathroom Bill; Former Gov. Cries 'Selective Hypocrisy'
North Carolina can expect to lose even more NCAA events in the coming years if the state fails to repeal the controversial House Bill 2 which bans transgender people from using the bathrooms in state-run facilities that matches their gender identity, officials said.
Thousands of people banded together to donate more than $200,000 to help support the three children of a loving mother and father who died five days apart from terminal cancer. And as of Monday afternoon, donations were still pouring in.
Hope Christian Church ASU, a ministry that welcomes hundreds of students, parents and community members to worship services on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University each week is now being investigated for allegations of stalking, hazing, and other misconduct.
Two Christian lawmakers in Florida on different sides of the political divide have joined forces to push for prayer and other religious expression to be given equal weight as secular activities in public schools.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his wife Tonette are under fire from critics for headlining a Christian cruise to Alaska designed to help leaders improve the quality of their leadership by overcoming "spiritual poverty."
Tony Perkins Hails 'Victory' in $225K Settlement for Fired Pastor; Georgia Says He Wasn't Fired for Faith
Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, hailed a $225,000 settlement for Dr. Eric Walsh, a Christian public health expert and lay preacher who lost a job with Georgia's Department of Public Health in 2014 over his faith, as a "victory" for religious freedom Thursday.
David Michael Akin, a veteran fire captain and pastor of the Texarkana First United Methodist Church, has been arrested on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl after she was diagnosed with gonorrhea.
Dr. Eric Walsh, a Christian public health expert and lay preacher who lost a job with Georgia's Department of Public Health in 2014 because he believes homosexuality is a sin and evolution is a "religion created by Satan," settled a lawsuit Thursday with the state for nearly $250,000.
Sen. Tim Scott, 51, the first black Republican congressman from South Carolina since 1897 and currently the only black Republican in the Senate, revealed Wednesday that he has been attacked with racist messages questioning his blackness for supporting President Donald Trump's embattled pick to lead the Department of Justice, Sen. Jeff Sessions.
A 1972 Idaho law that allows parents with religious objections to medical treatment the legal right to let their children die from medically preventable illnesses could face changes this year if legislators pushing to amend the law have their way.
Dafne Gutierrez, a 31-year-old Arizona mother of four who went blind more than a year ago is now praising God for blessing her with a miracle when her sight returned after she received prayer at the St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church in Phoenix.
Richard Nhika, a popular but reportedly troubled pastor and musician with the Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe, recently ended his life on camera over a mysterious woman identified only as Nomatter. Local media say this was his third attempt at suicide.
In a rousing comeback message of redemption on Saturday, former NewSpring Church Pastor Perry Noble who lost his job last summer due to alcoholism, said rehab was the "closest to Hell I've ever been in my life" and that God told him "I'm not finished with you yet."
A South African pastor is causing a stir online for encouraging his congregants to drink deadly rat poison to "show forth their faith."
Obama Admin. Climate Change Study Was Manipulated to Support Political Agenda, Retired NOAA Scientist Says
An Obama administration report on climate change used fudged data, a House investigation alleges.
A beloved Minnesota pastor died tragically in a fire at his family home Saturday. His paralyzed son and daughter-in-law managed to escape.
Anti-abortion protesters are expected to gather at nearly 200 Planned Parenthood facilities across the nation Saturday to rally support for an ongoing effort aimed at urging the federal government to defund the abortion giant.
A New Jersey couple looking to unload a luxury $750,000 lakefront lodge located in the Catskills of New York have announced they will give it away to the winner of a 200-word essay contest.
Just weeks after shooting down concerns that he was returning to ministry too soon after his July 2016 firing from NewSpring Church in South Carolina, megachurch founder Perry Noble returned to the pulpit at Elevation Church this past weekend with the blessing of his friend and confidante, Steven Furtick.
A Missouri man who claims he can't remember murdering his wife has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action after his children told police he butchered their mother inside the family's home after a nasty argument at church on Sunday.
After suffering through a very public divorce from her late megachurch pastor husband Zachery Tims in 2009, whose affair with drugs and sex ultimately ended his life two years later, Riva Tims is opening up about life after his death. She also has some advice on how churches can better serve fallen pastors.