Thousands of college students across the U.S. will engage in prayer on Thursday as part of the Collegiate Day of Prayer – a movement by Christian group Collegiate Impact to encourage the next generation of American leaders to welcome prayer into their lives and push back against the tide of "darkness" on college campuses.
The Rev. Franklin Graham told a panel on MSNBC Tuesday morning that he believes President Barack Obama may or may not be Christian, while expressing his belief that GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum's moral stances show him to be a "man of faith."
A Rhode Island public school board voted on Thursday not to appeal a federal court ruling that required the school to remove a 40-year-old prayer banner from its walls after an atheist student said it conflicted with her beliefs.
A poll instigated by atheist Richard Dawkins' foundation has claimed that almost three quarters of British Christians believe religion should have no role in crafting public policy, while almost two-thirds believe same-sex couples should receive every right that heterosexual couples are given.
An HIV/AIDS prevention advocacy group has launched a campaign to distribute one million condoms on a cross-country bus tour of the U.S. to promote HIV prevention and awareness – but might the group step on toes in its effort to equip everyone, including teenagers, on the issue of safer sex?
Washington became the seventh state to recognize same-sex marriage on Monday as Gov. Christine Gregoire signed a bill into law during a ceremony at the statehouse with gay rights supporters and lawmakers.
The New Jersey State Senate voted 24-16 in favor of a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state, prompting observers to wonder if the Garden State will soon become the seventh state, alongside Washington, D.C., to redefine traditional marriage.
There is an indentation in the bark of an oak tree in Houston that residents say looks like the traditional image of the Virgin Mary of Guadeloupe, and many of them are flocking to the image to pay homage.
A bill that would define unborn fetuses as human lives in Colorado was defeated this week by the state's Senate Judiciary Committee. It is the third time a so-called "personhood" amendment has been struck down in four years in the state.
A British court rejected an appeal Friday from two Christian hotel owners who were sued after turning away a gay couple from their establishment because of their beliefs regarding pre-marital sex.
Findings from a recent study revealing the use of contraceptives and abortifacients among Catholic women appear to contradict claims made by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in its fight against a government mandate for religious organizations to provide birth control healthcare in insurance packages.
The Washington House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on Wednesday and now supporters on both sides of the issue are preparing for a legal fight that will likely end in a referendum vote.
The majority of New Jersey residents are in favor of Gov. Chris Christie's suggestion to send a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage currently on the Senate floor to a referendum on the November ballot, according to a new poll from Kean University.
Uganda is once again considering a bill that was defeated three years that calls for those who commit homosexual acts to face life imprisonment and witnesses and sympathizers of homosexuals to be locked up for up to 14 years.
Proposition 8, which sought to maintain the traditional definition of marriage in California, was struck down by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court in San Francisco Tuesday, with the measure being deemed unconstitutional. Pro-family groups are likely to appeal the court's ruling.
As same-sex marriage debates mount in six states, voters will likely decide whether or not to redefine marriage in their states through November referendums– and pro-family groups couldn't be happier about it.
After the Washington State Senate voted in favor of a bill allowing same-sex marriage in the state on Wednesday, proponents of preserving the definition of traditional marriage have vowed to fight the measure by forcing a referendum and introducing legislation of their own.
Does it contradict Biblical teachings to believe in widely accepted scientific theories like evolution and the Big Bang? To what extent can Christians welcome science into their life without sacrificing piety?
A Roman Catholic priest in Ireland is being accused of committing a "hate crime" by a Humanist who was offended by the priest's references to secularism in a homily last August.
The Washington State Senate voted to approve a same-sex marriage bill late Wednesday night, effectively clearing the final obstacle to becoming the seventh state to redefine traditional marriage.
President Barack Obama will sit down with religious and public figures for the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday morning amid concerns from both religious and secular groups that the event should be amended.
Nigerian terror sect Boko Haram, whose most recent attack killed 162 people in Kano, issued a statement explaining that its motive for initiating violence is "revenge."
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has fought back against criticism of comments he made last week where he was accused of comparing the state's gay marriage debate to the tumultuous civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century.
David Attenborough - British broadcaster, naturalist and evolution theorist - said on a BBC broadcast on Sunday that he is now agnostic and believes that faith in God does not preclude belief in evolution.
School officials in one North Carolina town met Wednesday to discuss whether or not to allow religious groups to provide or distribute texts on school grounds, after a pagan mother questioned school officials for sending her son home with a Bible. Now, religious groups in town are split on how to handle the issue.