Three of the 26 victims in Sunday's mass church shooting in Texas were a mother and two of her young daughters, though the woman's two other children reportedly survived only because she sacrificed her life for them, a family friend has said.
On his 99th birthday, world famous evangelist Billy Graham urged people to seek a close relationship with God and read the Bible every day.
Christian leaders in Nepal have submitted a petition to the government demanding that a new law banning evangelism and religious conversions be struck down.
A 1,600-year-old mosaic discovered in western Galilee in Israel suggests that some women played a key role in the early church, with one 5th century female donor presumably the namesake of a woman described as assisting Jesus Christ in the Bible.
Vice President Mike Pence has responded to critics who have questioned the usefulness of prayer following Sunday's mass shooting at a church in Texas which left 26 people dead.
Dozens of North Korean defectors who lived in Kilju, a town not far from the Punngye-ri nuclear site, have said that deformed babies are being born in the region, while villagers have been mangled due to the bomb tests.
A Christian group holding monthly meetings at an Australian bar has been kicked out by the owners after several customers complained that the believers were speaking out against gay marriage.
Christian pastor and best-selling author Max Lucado has urged Christians to pray for the return of Jesus Christ, and for the demise of the devil, in the wake of the church shooting at Sutherland Springs' First Baptist Church in Texas that left 26 people dead.
A British Christian missionary has reportedly died while being held captive for three weeks in Nigeria by kidnappers. Three other missionaries held hostage were allowed to go free.
Prominent pastors are responding to the claim that prayer is ineffective if it can't protect Christians at church, which was spurred by a debate on social media after the mass shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday.
Pastor Whose 14-Y-O Daughter Died in Texas Church Shooting: 'I Don't Understand, but I Know My God Does'
The pastor of Sutherland Springs' First Baptist Church in Texas and his wife have spoken publicly following the mass shooting that left 26 people dead, including their 14-year-old daughter, saying only God has the answers for such a tragedy.
Carl Lentz, Pastor to Justin Bieber, Kevin Durant Defines 'Star' as Cancer-Stricken Single Mom Volunteer
Carl Lentz of Hillsong Church New York City said that although some may view him as a pastor to major stars, such as Justin Bieber and Kevin Durant, others in his congregation, such as a single mother fighting cancer, are also stars and heroes.
Actress Mila Kunis revealed last week that she has been donating monthly to women's health care and abortion services provider Planned Parenthood in the name of Vice President Mike Pence.
The Disney Channel's "Andi Mack" has been banned in Kenya over its introduction of an LGBT storyline.
President Donald Trump's Justice Department reportedly filed a petition on Friday with the U.S Supreme Court, declaring that it has been misled by American Civil Liberties Union lawyers regarding a 17-year-old illegal immigrant's abortion.
Christian leaders have decried the mass shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday, which left 26 worshipers dead, as a "demonic act."
A Massachusetts judge has ordered the release of an Indonesian Christian who fled deadly violence back home in 1998 but was detained earlier this year by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement under orders to deport people who are in the country illegally.
Nearly seven in 10, or 68 percent of Americans believe that bakers should not be forced to make cakes for gay weddings if it goes against their religious belief, a major national survey has found.
Pope Francis has suggested that he is open to the possibility of married men becoming Roman Catholic priests in cases where communities face a shortage of clergy and are being displaced by other faiths.
In Tunisia, a country that is 99 percent Muslim, Christians say they are witnessing a growing number of people converting from Islam and attribute it to the ability to learn about the Gospel on the internet and television.
Prosperity gospel preaching, where charismatic leaders are offering people solutions to their economic troubles, is latching onto the growing evangelical movement in Brazil, a nation which observers say is undergoing significant spiritual shifts.
A 15-year-old white teenager from Louisiana has been arrested after being accused of setting fire to a predominantly black church.
U.S. Congress released on Wednesday more than 3,000 Facebook ads that Russian operatives apparently purchased or posted during the 2016 presidential campaign season, many of them inflammatory in nature designed to pit Americans against each other on a variety of social issues.
Some Protestant preachers continue to "dishonor God's word" 500 years after the Reformation, evangelical theologian John Piper has said, listing six common ways in which this danger manifests.
The United Nations has "failed miserably" when it comes to protecting Christians from genocide, a charity has said, noting that a mere 1.5 percent of Syrian refugees accepted by Western nations in 2016 were followers of Christ.