Avoiding a government shutdown, congressional leaders agreed to a budget that will immediately cut $38.5 billion in federal spending – the largest spending cut in American history in terms of dollars.
Conservatives applauded the House Ways and Means Committee for passing a bill that would eliminate tax benefits relating to abortion.
Youths who spend a lot of time on social media sites are at risk of "Facebook depression," a group of doctors say. The American Academy of Pediatrics has proposed Facebook depression as a new phenomenon.
The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear an appeal in the case of a narcoleptic teacher who sued a Christian school for discrimination based on disability.
The Arkansas House passed on Friday a bill that would allow schools to offer a Bible course. The course would be taught in an objective and nondevotional manner
The death toll in Japan is feared to top 1,700 as a result of Friday's disastrous earthquake and tsunami. So far more than 600 are confirmed dead.
A tsunami crashed into Japan's east coast on Friday, swallowing towns and killing at least 133 people. Aid agencies and churches are on standby, planning how to best respond to the enormous disaster.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton plans to meet with rebel leaders in Libya next week when the country would be entering its fourth week of uprisings.
The government of Pakistan and much of the population there are being blackmailed by religious extremists who are uninterested in justice for all, said Anglican leader Dr. Rowan Williams.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced on Friday that the House will take action to defend the federal law defining marriage as between a man and a woman in court.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation is protesting a decision by an army post in North Carolina not to provide the same support for an atheist event that it did for a Christian one last fall.
Church leaders have condemned the brutal murder of Pakistan Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti. "This further instance of sectarian bigotry and violence will increase anxiety worldwide about the security of Christians "
Though many Christians are going to try to deny "the obvious," evangelical leader Dr. Albert Mohler believes gay marriage is going to become normalized.
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee came out in defense of President Barack Obama and his professed Christian faith on Thursday.
Lawyers challenging a California amendment that bans same-sex marriage have asked a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to resume pending the outcome of the case.
President Barack Obama has instructed the Justice Department not to defend federal law defining marriage as between a man and a woman in two lawsuits.
All four hostages, which included a Fuller Theological Seminary graduate, aboard a yacht were shot dead early Tuesday after they were held captive by Somali pirates.
According to a new rule released by the Obama administration Friday, health care workers can still refuse to take part in abortions if they find it morally objectionable but they cannot refuse to give contraception.
As political unrest continues to sweep the Arab world, evangelical theologian John Piper is advising Christians on how to pray during the unprecedented wave of protests.
The Hawaii Senate passed on Wednesday a bill that would legalize civil unions for same-sex couples. The legislation now awaits the signature of Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie, who intends to sign it.
Brother and sister duo BeBe and CeCe Winans took home two Grammy awards on Sunday, adding to their already wide collection of gold statues.
Christian groups and members of Congress are urging the Obama administration to "vigorously" enforce federal obscenity laws against illegal pornography. They sent out an urgent memo Wednesday
Millions of Super Bowl viewers got a dose of Scripture Sunday night when a Christian group's John 3:16 commercial was unexpectedly aired.
An empty Coptic church in northern Egypt was reportedly bombed Saturday. The explosion comes amid nearly two weeks of civil unrest
The heads of the National Association of Evangelicals and The Episcopal Church are among those newly named to President Barack Obama's faith advisory council.