Pope Francis had held an emotional meeting with Salesian missionary Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was recently rescued from 18 months of captivity at the hands of the Islamic State terrorist group.
Gay Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Resigns Following Fifth Child Abuse Claim, This Time From His Own Family
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigned from his position Wednesday afternoon after a fifth accusation of child abuse came to light, this time from his own family.
Swedish officials have released a new "sex guidebook" aimed at tackling the rising number of sexual assaults committed by newly arrived migrants.
Churchgoing HGTV "Fixer Upper" stars Chip and Joanna Gaines have announced an "exciting" partnership in the form of a new home and lifestyle brand with chain store giant Target, which has been subjected to conservative-led boycotts over its bathroom policies.
A major report analyzing the findings of 26 royal commissions and other inquiries on child sex abuse in the Roman Catholic Church has argued that mandatory celibacy for priests is one of the major factors contributing to the epidemic.
Pastor Kevin DeYoung of Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina, has listed eight main differences between Roman Catholics and Protestants, arguing that the disagreements still matter despite changing attitudes in recent years.
Former Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says in her upcoming book What Happened that pro-life Democrat lawmakers must vote against pro-life legislation in favor of abortion, regardless of their personal beliefs.
Christian Florist: Gay Couples Have 'Every Right to Live the Way They Believe,' Christians Want the Same Freedom
Colorado baker Jack Phillips and and Washington florist Barronelle Stutzman recently joined other Christian business owners and revealed their major concerns, including death threats and potential loss of their life's work, as they battle against lawsuits from same-sex couples.
The mother of a child that was born as a girl but now dresses and identifies as a boy has hit back against a Christian couple who pulled their son from a Church of England school that allows transgender children. The mother insisted that being transgender is "not a choice."
Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome and other officials are turning to prayer as a means of coping with the spiking murder rate in the Louisiana city, which some observers have called a "hurricane of murders."
Bones that allegedly belong to St. Peter, one of Jesus Christ's apostles, who is also considered by Roman Catholics to be the first pope, have been uncovered at a 1,000-year-old church in Rome.
Tom Uzhunnalil, a Roman Catholic priest who was once believed to have been crucified by the Islamic State terror group after being kidnapped in Yemen last year, has finally been rescued.
Benham Brothers: Hurricanes Are God's Message for America to Restore Boundaries on Gender, Sexuality
Jason and David Benham, two pro-life activists and conservative Christian brothers from North Carolina, have suggested that the hurricanes striking the U.S. are a message from God to the people to put back up the boundaries on gender and sexuality.
As many as 400 children are believed to be buried in a mass grave in Lanarkshire, Scotland, all who belonged to a care home run by Roman Catholic nuns, prompting suspicions of abuse.
The numerous hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, and other natural phenomena affecting the world today should serve as a reminder that people need to be prepared for the return of Jesus Christ, said evangelist Franklin Graham.
A Christian couple in the U.K. has decided to pull their six-year-old son from a Church of England primary school in protest against the school's handling of concerns related to allowing transgender students.
Several scholars are challenging the Public Religion Research Institute's recent survey that suggests white evangelicals are in major decline.
Hurricane Irma has led to at least five deaths in Florida after it crashed through the Florida Keys on Sunday, leaving seven million people without power.
U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly ordered military forces to be ready to shoot down any missiles launched by North Korea aimed at Hawaii, Guam, or the U.S. mainland.
Christian Politician Larry Bates Gets 21 Years in Prison for Multimillion-Dollar End Times Coin Scheme
A former Tennessee lawmaker has been sentenced in Memphis to 21 years in prison for running a multimillion-dollar Ponzi coin scheme related to end-of-the-world predictions.
The Trump administration has outlined its support for Christian baker Jack Phillips, who declined to make a cake for a gay wedding, and his Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado in a friend-of-the-court brief to the U.S. Supreme Court.
This year's World Suicide Prevention Day is being observed on Sunday, and Saddleback Church pastor Rick Warren and his wife, Kay, are urging the church to actively stand up and help those in despair.
Hurricane Irma, which has already battered the Bahamas and Cuba, causing at least 14 deaths, is set for a direct hit on Florida this weekend, with parts of Georgia and the Carolinas in danger as well.
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, a Roman Catholic, has strongly criticized the U.S. Catholic Church for what he described as its support for "unlimited illegal immigration" for economic reasons.
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett claimed this week that Las Vegas police officers put a gun to his head and threatened to shoot him following a boxing event for no other reason than his skin color.