The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court decision and ruled that the Ten Commandments display is an explicit endorsement of religion, and thus unconstitutional.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a same-sex civil unions bill into law on Monday to the objection of traditional marriage advocates.
In their biggest demonstration yet against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak, protesters flooded Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday for what is being dubbed as the "march of millions."
France's constitutional court upheld on Friday the country's ban on same-sex marriage.
An employee who sued a NASA laboratory in California last summer over religious discrimination was fired Monday.
The legislative push to ban same-sex marriage in Iowa began Monday. The House Judiciary Committee passed a proposal, 13-8
A Christian astronomer who sued the University of Kentucky over religious discrimination after being turned down for a top post reached a settlement on Tuesday.
According to the World Congress of Families, among the worst developments for the family are a Canada court's attempt to lift laws that criminalize prostitution; the legalization of same-sex marriage in Mexico City; and Hollywood's consistent sexualization of teen girls
An evangelical commission has called for an immediate halt to the arrests of Christians in Iran.
A Christian man was shot dead Tuesday while aboard a train in southern Egypt. Five others, including the man's wife, were wounded.
Marriage commissioners cannot refuse to perform same-sex marriages, even if doing so would be contrary to their religious beliefs, the highest appeal court in Saskatchewan, Canada, ruled Monday.
Sudan entered its second day of voting on Monday with massive turnouts at polling stations. Despite some conflict, voters overall have been expressing excitement and hope for the future.
Pope Benedict XVI made an appeal Monday, demanding that governments around the world protect Christians against violence and discrimination.
Baptist World Alliance issued a call on Wednesday to its 37 million members, asking them to pray for "a safe and transparent election process" in Sudan as it begins voting on Sunday.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has turned to the California Supreme Court to decide whether sponsors of an amendment that bans same-sex marriage have the right to defend it in court.
The governor of Pakistan's Punjab province was assassinated Tuesday by his bodyguard. Salman Taseer was one of the most vocal advocates for Asia Bibi, a Christian mother
American Atheists erected a billboard over the weekend in Huntsville, Ala., that claims all religions are scams. The billboard further claims that the group has been "telling the truth since 1963."
An explosion near a Coptic Christian church in Alexandria, Egypt, on Saturday killed at least 21 people and wounded 79. The attack occurred after a New Year's Eve service.
Bombs targeting Christian homes in Baghdad killed two people and wounded more than a dozen Thursday night. Ten bombs went off at different Christian homes on Thursday while four were defused by security forces.
Seven in 10 Americans say religion as a whole is losing its influence on American life. This is a near-record high percentage since Gallup began asking the question more than 50 years ago.
A newly published report reveals that recently discovered human remains in a cave in central Israel may be the earliest evidence for the existence of modern man.
Very religious Americans tend to exercise more, eat healthier and smoke less, according to a new Gallup report. Healthy lifestyles could be overt products of religious doctrine, Gallup suggested
Churches throughout Iraq are canceling Christmas services after receiving threats from an al-Qaida affiliate. In Baghdad, only one church is scheduled to celebrate Christmas fully
A conservative media watchdog analyzed news coverage from the last two years and found that major media networks were leaving Christ and God out of their Christmas stories.
A new Gallup poll reveals that 40 percent of Americans believe in creationism – that is, that God created humans in their present form about 10,000 years ago.