Focus on the Family is defending its decision to have the Internal Revenue Service officially reclassify the Christian nonprofit as a "church," denouncing the efforts of some to ascribe "sinister" intentions to the change.
Presbyterian Church (USA) may soon remove the term "racial-ethnic" from offices and documents, replacing when possible with the term "people of color."
Pope Francis is taking the first steps to transfer Alfie Evans to a hospital in Rome to prevent the 23-month-old from having his life support turned off.
A three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against an Ohio law passed in 2016 that defunded Planned Parenthood.
A pro-Israel Christian organization has taken issue with a recently released joint statement by several mainline church groups denouncing violence against Palestinian protesters.
An interdenominational congregation in Georgia will soon be moving into an abandoned shopping center, after local government gave the green light.
A conservative legal group has taken issue with a recent opinion piece published by the American Medical Association, which suggested that crisis pregnancy centers are "unethical," largely because they do not offer abortions.
Former first lady of the United States Barbara Bush, one of only two women in history to be both the spouse and the mother of an American president, has passed away. She was 92.
The United Methodist Church's highest court will hold a special session in May to consider any petitions regarding the upcoming denomination meeting on the Church's stance on LGBT issues.
A judge has temporarily blocked a Kentucky law from taking effect that would ban an abortion procedure that involves ripping apart a human fetus and then removing the pieces one at a time from a womb.
The Washington, DC-based conservative advocacy group the Family Research Council has been subpoenaed by LGBT groups suing the Trump administration over its transgender military service ban.
George O. Wood, former general superintendent of the Assemblies of God, told the National Association of Evangelicals President Leith Anderson in a podcast on Sunday that his denomination "saw significant progress of inclusion" during his time in leadership.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, April 15-21, in Church history. They include the interring of a famous missionary at Westminster Abbey, the death of a notable priest, and the arrival of Martin Luther at the Diet of Worms.
More than 23,000 people have signed a petition in support of a Michigan church that has come under fire for hosting a counseling event for LGBT youth.
Pope Francis plans to have the bishops of Chile gather at the Vatican to deal with a recent sex abuse and cover-up scandal among its ranks.
The leader of a weekly Bible study that includes prominent members of the White House like Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions is garnering controversy for his views on social and religious issues.
A coalition of 23 consumer watchdog groups have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against Google and YouTube, accusing the popular video sharing site of collecting children's personal data without parental consent.
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Kentucky over a recently passed law that bans an abortion procedure which involves ripping apart a human fetus and then removing the pieces one at a time from a womb.
President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill with strong bipartisan support that expands the fight against human sex trafficking.
Some Baby Boomers are returning to their faith and church, according to recently released findings from researchers at the University of Southern California.
Students from more than 200 schools across the United States are taking part in a walkout Wednesday to protest abortion and Planned Parenthood.
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over claims that the world's largest social media website has a bias against conservatives.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the office and hotel room of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. Here are five perspectives on the situation.
A museum in Japan created in remembrance of Christians killed for their faith before Christianity was legalized in that country in the 19th century has opened.
An Episcopal church in California has reopened three years after a local bishop tried to sell the property to a condo developer.