Subodh S. Lal
Several Christian, Muslim and secular groups came together Thursday in the Indian state of Karnataka to protest a recent move by the state government to teach Hindu scripture in state-run schools.
Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), a relatively late entrant in the 2012 presidential race, has more than doubled her support and is now in second place among the GOP hopefuls, according to a new poll.
Some of the Episcopal Church bishops in New York will require its gay clergy to avail themselves to the state’s Marriage Equality Act that legalizes same-sex marriage when it goes into effect on July 24.
A Christian persecution watchdog group has launched an advocacy campaign to boost the impact of religious freedom on U.S. foreign policy.
No significant progress was made as the president and congressional leaders resumed their meeting at the White House Tuesday to resolve the debt-ceiling impasse before the August 2 deadline.
Pastors, the spiritual shepherds of the faithful, are not supposed to burn out. Ministry leaders, the CEOs in charge of efficient organizations, are not allowed to feel low. Christians, especially Christian leaders, must never be depressed.
There was no breakthrough during the Monday meeting on the debt ceiling and top Democrats and Republicans agreed to meet again Tuesday, a congressional aide said.
Messages of solidarity and felicitations from religious freedom organizations have poured in for the newly created nation of South Sudan that broke away – partly on religious lines – from its northern counterpart Saturday, even as the nation takes stock of its challenges.
In the light of the debate within the Church of England about same-sex relationships as well as government laws related to discrimination in various contexts, the House of Bishops has decided to review the church’s policy on civil relationships and consider whether gay priests can be allowed to become bishops.
Christian leaders and organizations have come in support of former Cisco vendor Frank Turek who was fired from the company for his personal views on marriage as expressed in a book he wrote.