The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was forced to shut down unfounded rumors Wednesday that their ailing leader, Thomas S. Monson, had died after being hospitalized this week.
As allegations that the Potter's House Denver pastor Chris Hill had an affair with a married church member continue to swirl, the member's husband recently announced that he is "separated." Meanwhile, the megachurch is remaining mum.
Jack Dillon Young, the 20-year-old driver who crashed into a bus killing 13 members of the First Baptist Church of New Braunfels in Texas reportedly confessed that he was texting when the accident occurred.
Hans Fiene, a Lutheran pastor from Illinois, is now the center of a heated debate online after he suggested in an op-ed Tuesday that heterosexual men and women cannot be "just friends."
A coalition of 99 church groups and other religious organizations urged Congress not to repeal the controversial Johnson Amendment Tuesday, despite the repeal effort being one of President Donald Trump's signature campaign promises to evangelicals.
A 25-year-old Roselle Catholic High School teacher in Union County, New Jersey, has been arrested for having sex with an underage student multiple times and could face up to 10 years in prison for her crime.
Fans of beloved HeartCry Missionary Society founder Paul Washer, who suffered a massive heart attack at his home in Virginia last month, are now praising God since his release from the hospital last Friday after enduring emergency surgery some two weeks ago.
Chris Hill, the married and popular senior pastor of The Potter's House Denver and mentee of megachurch preacher Bishop T. D. Jakes, has been accused of having an affair with a married parishioner with no interest of reconciling with his wife, Joy Turner Hill.
The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday identified the 13 members of the New Braunfels First Baptist Church killed in a tragic bus crash Wednesday.
David Michael Pittore-Montiel, a doting father and Sunday school teacher who struggled to overcome a difficult life, lost his battle Thursday morning when police found him dead at his home in Longview, Washington, along with his 7-year-old son, Michael, in an apparent murder-suicide.
Televangelist Ernest Angley and the Cathedral Buffet business he owns in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, were ordered on Wednesday to pay more than $388,000 in damages and back wages to a group of employees the U.S. Department of Labor found were members of his church coerced into working as unpaid volunteers.
Michael Sharp, 34, a United Nations humanitarian worker and son of Hesston College professor of history and Bible John Sharp, was found dead in the Democratic Republic of Congo Monday, buried in a shallow grave along with Swedish colleague, Zaida Catalan, 36.
Republican North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore agreed in principle Tuesday to a proposal made by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper that would repeal the controversial House Bill 2 that requires transgender people to use restrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates in public buildings.
Members of the New Braunfels First Baptist Church in Texas were left reeling in grief Wednesday after a bus carrying 14 senior female parishioners from a retreat was involved in a fatal crash that left 13 of them dead.
Richard Keenan, 65, a self-professed Christian who served as the mayor of Hubbard, Ohio, for nearly two years could now spend the rest of his life in prison after admitting that he repeatedly raped a young girl he began molesting when she was just 4 years old. He also claimed the child was a "willing participant" in her rape.
After several days of encouraging reports on his recovery from emergency heart surgery last Monday, HeartCry Missionary Society founder Paul Washer has developed a "severe skin reaction" to medication, delaying his hospital release.
Eight months after similar charges against them were dropped in Texas, pro-life activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt of the Center for Medical Progress were charged in California Tuesday with 15 felony counts of invasion of privacy for recording undercover videos targeting abortion giant Planned Parenthood.
The Oak Glen Christian Conference Center in Yucaipa, California, was open and "busy" Tuesday despite 47 visitors from several churches becoming ill from food poisoning at the camp on Saturday.
Sean Price, a serial rapist and career criminal who was convicted of the murder of a 17-year-old schoolgirl in Australia in 2015, reportedly raped another woman inside a Christian bookstore shortly after the murder and asked her, "Where's Jesus right now," as he violently choked her during the act.
California Gov. Jerry Brown appealed to the touted Christian values of President Donald Trump and his evangelical supporters Sunday when he called undocumented immigrants "children of God" and suggested the construction of an estimated $20 billion wall along America's Southern border is not Christian.
Months after he claimed thieves broke into his home and stole $11,000 worth of valuables, Pastor Justin White, an elder at First Christian Church in Columbus, Indiana, was arrested Friday on charges including fraud.
HeartCry Missionary Society founder Paul Washer remained hospitalized Monday after a massive heart attack forced him into emergency surgery to save his life a week ago. His team which had hoped he would be able to return home last weekend, now says he could be released on Tuesday.
A year after North Carolina's controversial HB 2 "bathroom bill" was signed into law requiring transgender people to use restrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates in public buildings, a new analysis by the Associated Press says the bill will cost the state $3.76 billion over 12 years.
While midlife mortality rates have been falling among all education classes in most developed countries, husband and wife researchers from Princeton University said in a new study released Thursday that "deaths of despair" — death by drugs, alcohol and suicide — have been surging among middle-aged white Americans who have a high school diploma or less.
A 16-year-old boy charged with aggravated attempted murder for shooting a 14-year-old girl in the back of the head then leaving her in a canal in Smithfield, Utah, told police he tried to kill her because she was sending him too many messages on Snapchat.