The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 2018 report Wednesday recommending 16 countries that should be designated by the State Department as "countries of particular concern."
It took seven months for the United States Senate to confirm Stuart Kyle Duncan to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans but not without much anger and praise over President Donald Trump's decision to nominate him.
Speaking during a panel discussion Tuesday on "religiously motivated dissent," former President Barack Obama's faith adviser, Melissa Rogers, criticized some on the political left for for writing off people of faith who don't subscribe to a full "progressive package of policies."
The head of a Lutheran publishing house has claimed Google will no longer accept advertisements related to the organization's website "because of the faith we express."
As the United States has by far more deadly shootings occurring in its schools than any other developed nation, many are left wondering if there are elements of today's American society that are partially to blame, or at least play a factor, when it comes to the troubling influx of deadly school massacres.
The United States Navy has rejected a leading secularist group's demands that it remove a Bible on display at a "Missing Man" table honoring prisoners of war and those missing in action at a Naval hospital in Japan.
The Trump administration plans to eliminate an Obama-era regulation that opponents say requires faith-based hospitals, insurance providers and doctors to perform, provide and cover gender-reassignment surgeries and procedures that violate their religious convictions.
The United States Department of Homeland Security has admitted that it has separated children from illegal immigrant families caught trying to cross the southern border but asserted that it is not doing so as a "deterrence" measure.
A Pakistani Christian woman has died after she was set on fire for refusing a Muslim man's marriage proposal, reports indicate.
After wrapping up the series finale of the ABC show "The Middle," actresses Patricia Heaton and Jen Ray traveled with the evangelical humanitarian aid agency World Vision to serve South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.
Buddhist, Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy recently traveled to Bangladesh and spoke with dozens of the Rohingya Muslim refugees who were among the estimated 700,000 who fled genocidal violence committed by the Myanmar government last year and are now sharing the horrors that innocent families have faced.
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Days after some 50 evangelical leaders gathered at Wheaton College in Illinois to discuss the state of evangelicalism in the Trump era, prominent evangelist Franklin Graham decided to weigh in on "what is evangelical?"
Evangelical pastor Nguyen Cong Chinh will always have the scar on top of his head to remind him of the years that he was imprisoned, beaten and tortured for daring to advocate on behalf of indigenous people groups being denied human rights by Vietnam's communist government.
Two Baptist leaders who helped shed light on how a government airstrike destroyed a church in Northern Myanmar were among the over 8,000 prisoners freed from prison thanks to presidential amnesty granted by President Win Myint this week.
The Cabinet of Egypt has passed legislation that purports to legalize 166 church properties throughout the nation that ranks as one of the worst countries in the world when it comes to Christian persecution.
A national religious freedom law group has come to the aid of Baptist United States Army Chaplain Scott Squires, who faces possible career-threatening consequences because he followed Southern Baptist Convention guidelines on marriage.
While reports indicated that this week's invite-only meeting of about 50 prominent evangelical leaders was held to discuss the future of evangelicalism under the Donald Trump presidency, one of the event's organizers said that it was not designed to be "anti-anything."
A Nigerian senator has reportedly shared the story of how her biological father burned all her possessions when she was a kid because she made the bold leap to follow Christ.
Democrats don't need to worry about reaching out to the white working class or non-college educated white voters if they hope to beat President Donald Trump in the 2020 election, a Democratic strategist said Monday citing newly released election simulations.
The wife of Alabama evangelist Acton Bowen has filed for a divorce after her husband was arrested last week and charged with sex crimes involving a minor. Meanwhile, two board members have resigned from the ministry Bowen founded.
After a 13-hour court hearing on Monday in Turkey, the United States State Department is convinced that the Turkish government does not have any "credible evidence" to convict American Pastor Andrew Brunson of terrorism charges.
An Illinois public school district has "taken steps to ensure" that a middle school principal will no longer send parents emails inviting them to participate in a prayer gathering at the school's flagpole.
Two prominent Christian publishing companies have suspended the publication of books written by former Illinois megachurch pastor Bill Hybels after he stepped down last week in light of allegations of sexual misconduct.
Dozens of leaders from prominant evangelical seminaries, churches and organizations will meet next Monday and Tuesday at Wheaton College in Illinois to discuss the future of evangelicalism in light of the Donald Trump presidency.