The Department of Health and Human Services has unveiled a new division meant to defend the conscience rights of medical professionals who may hold moral or religious objections to things like abortions or gender reassignment surgery.
Years-old allegations that President Donald Trump had an affair with a porn star he met at a golf charity event in 2006 are getting widespread headlines.
A pastor from the Washington, D.C. area is defending his decision to criticize President Donald Trump over alleged disparaging remarks about African and Haitian immigrants in a service attended by Vice President Mike Pence.
President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation touting religious diversity in honor of Religious Freedom Day, while continuing to weather allegations of religious and racial bigotry.
A group of students and parents have filed a motion to stop an Illinois school district from allowing transgender students to use the girls' bathrooms, locker rooms and showers.
Edwin Hawkins, the multi-time Grammy Award-winning Gospel music mind behind such famous songs as "Oh, Happy Day," has died. He was 74 years old.
A Michigan pastor whose columns on the intersection of faith and everyday life has argued that hymns like "Onward, Christian Soldiers" should not be removed from hymnals.
A 17-year-old undocumented immigrant was released by the Trump administration so that she can abort her 17-week-old baby.
A widely referenced quote often attributed to St. Francis of Assisi was likely never spoken by the famous Medieval saint, according to Catholic scholars.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is being observed across the United States on Monday, as the nation remembers the famous slain civil rights icon.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Jan. 14-20, in church history. They include the coronation of Queen Elizabeth I, the return of the papacy to Rome, and the publication of an influential catechism.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam believes that American politics needs a new "theology of political vocation" that goes against the popular moral ambiguity of modern politics.
Over the past couple of years, there has been an extensive debate over the definition of "evangelical" and who it does and does not apply to.
California's legislature is considering a bill that, if enacted, would compel student health centers at the state's public colleges to provide abortion pills to female students by 2022.
A lawsuit that accuses Google of discrimination against white, male conservatives reveals that the popular online search engine company caters to a wide range of alternative lifestyles, with at least one employee self-identifying as a dragon.
The Trump administration may send about 100 mostly Christian Iranians trying to enter the United States back to the Islamic Republic later this week.
A leader within the Presbyterian Church (USA), a liberal mainline denomination, has stated that the Trump administration is not interested in dialoguing with religious groups.
A Nevada school district's recent decision to prohibit backpack flyers from external organizations is leading a local church to consider legal action.
The 75th annual Golden Globes Awards saw a decline in ratings from the previous year, hitting what one publication describes as a 6-year low in viewership.
The United States Supreme Court declined to hear appeals on two lawsuits aimed at striking down a Mississippi law that allows businesses to refuse to service same-sex weddings.
The University of New Mexico suspended a researcher last year for possibly profiting from the sale of aborted fetal tissue, pending further investigation, according to a recently released memo.
A three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down a Maryland city's law that forced a pro-life center to post disclaimers at their facility about not providing abortions.
This Week in Christian History: Council of Trent, Pioneering Female Preacher, 'End of the Spear' Martyrdom
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Jan. 7-13, in church history. They include the Council of Trent, the death of the first female Quaker preacher, and a famous twentieth century martyrdom.
Divorce isn't justified just because one spouse has fallen out of love, says theologian and Desiring God founder John Piper.
Four states are taking part in a program in which women induce their own abortions at home, using medication, following a short video conference with an abortion provider.