A measure that would allow concealed handguns to be carried in churches failed to make it past the Louisiana House on Thursday.
Oklahoma County District Judge Noma Gurich delayed for 45 days the enforcement of a law that requires women to undergo an ultrasound examination and listen to a description of the images before getting an abortion.
Prison Fellowship launched a movement this week in one of the most dangerous states in the country to keep former inmates out of prison for life.
The religious freedoms of military chaplains and service members are at risk if the Obama administration repeals the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, conservative and evangelical leaders warned on Wednesday.
Church leaders from various denominations have urged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to work with Iraqi authorities in protecting the persecuted Christian minority.
Sixty-four percent of Americans believe that rulings by judges in recent years have been more anti-religious than the Founding Fathers intended, a new poll shows.
After five consecutive "Group of the Year" awards, Casting Crowns was finally able to take home the night's biggest award, thanks to the fans.
Evangelist Franklin Graham is scheduled to speak at the Pentagon on the National Day of Prayer. But his invitation has riled up at least one group which is demanding a more "inclusive speaker" for the event on May 6.
Exodus International released a statement Tuesday expressing sadness that popular communicator and radio talk show host Dawson McAllister chose to remove Exodus from its referral list over a gay flap.
Be willing to stand alone and to stand for something, former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow told college students over the weekend.
Haiti has dropped all charges against nine of ten American Christians who were arrested in January. Pastor Clint Henry of Meridian's Central Valley Baptist Church welcomed the news.
Just weeks away from the annual National Day of Prayer, a federal judge ruled on Thursday that the day is unconstitutional. President Barack Obama is being urged to appeal the decision.
After receiving wide criticism for presenting President Obama with an honorary degree last year, the University of Notre Dame on Thursday issued a statement affirming the sanctity of life.
A vote on whether to remove a biology textbook that describes creationism as "the biblical myth" from Knoxville, Tenn., schools was tabled for another month.
The search for four missing miners in Naoma, W. Va., came to another halt on Friday after rescuers encountered smoke. West Virginia native Bishop T.D. Jakes offered his "sincere condolences" to affected families.
As four miners remain missing after a deadly explosion in Montcoal, W.Va., churches across the state began prayer vigils in support of affected families and in hopes of a miracle.
The U.S. Census Bureau has boosted its efforts of reaching out to the LGBT community, assuring gays and transgender people that they can be "true" to who they are when filling out census forms.
After a two-year increase, the teen birth rate in the United States fell 2 percent between 2007 and 2008, according to a new report.
The Knox County Board of Education in Tennessee is considering an appeal for the removal of a biology book that one parent says is biased against creationism.
A Christian minister whose invitation to speak at the inauguration of the University of Rhode Island's new president has stirred controversy is assuring protesters that he won't be abusing the platform he's been given.
A federal district judge ruled this week in favor of a Christian man and ordered agents of the Department of Homeland Security to return all of the "Million Dollar Bill" Gospel tracts that they had confiscated from him.
Conservative and Christian groups are increasingly voicing opposition to President Obama's recent recess appointment of a homosexual activist to his administration.
The secretary of state confirmed on Friday that Colorado-based Personhood USA submitted enough signatures to put an amendment that would protect the preborn to a statewide vote this fall.
Attorneys with a Christian legal firm plan to appeal a recent ruling against a Christian counselor who was laid off after she referred a lesbian to another counselor.
A newly released survey shows that for the first time in the PPIC Statewide Surveys, more Californians favor same-sex marriage than oppose it.