Tens of thousands supporters of Hugo Chavez paraded his coffin through the streets of Caracas on Wednesday in a flood of emotion that allies hope will help his vice president win an election due in the coming weeks and keep his self-styled revolution alive.
The story of a woman who defied the demands of a couple to abort the baby she was carrying for them as a surrogate recently made headlines.
With Passover just three weeks away, the timing of a massive infestation of locusts in Egypt is striking many Israelis as downright biblical.
Chick-fil-A will continue serving University of New Mexico students, after the Student Union Building board voted 8 to 3 last week to keep the fast food chain on campus.
I received an email from Roma Downey and Mark Burnett yesterday about Sunday night's premier of History Channel's The Bible, which garnered nearly 15 million viewers.
A new study finds that teen boys are almost twice as likely as teen girls to have forwarded a received sext.
More than one-third of Americans say they feel "very connected" to their local church or religious institution, according to a new survey from Rasmussen Reports.
The new TV miniseries "The Bible" is drawing huge ratings on The History Channel. The first two-hour installment attracted 14.8 million viewers -- more than any other program on Sunday.
Pro-life groups in Maryland are hoping state regulators will revoke an abortionist's medical license and file murder charges after a patient under his care died.
February 26 would have been Johnny Cash’s 81st birthday. Unlike many celebrities whose name dies out with the obituaries of their fan base, Cash continues to matter. And I think it matters that we understand why.
Libyan security officials arrested almost 50 more foreign Christians last week in Benghazi.
For teens with learning disabilities, more positive relationships with significant adults in their lives can improve their social and emotional lives, according to a new study.
In an impromptu White House press conference on Friday, President Barack Obama spoke on his administration's recent decision to file a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to strike down California's Proposition 8, saying there was "no good reason" for a ban on same-sex marriage.
The General Commission on United Methodist Men has joined conservative voices urging the Boy Scouts of America not to open its membership to homosexuals.
Officials at Florida's Rollins College ordered a group of students to shut down a Bible study they were holding in the privacy of a dorm room -- saying it violated the rules.
Anyone who has been a Christian for almost any length of time understands God as “our Father.” Having received salvation at the age of twenty-one, I, too, understood the concept of God as Father but it wasn’t until last year—at the age of fifty-two—that I truly began to understand the fatherhood of God beyond the abstract.
Sometimes it is the redefinition of a word or phrase that is at the heart of our most important cultural transformations – and challenges.
The nation's largest Protestant group on Feb. 19 added its voice to the growing chorus urging the Boy Scouts of America to maintain its ban on openly gay members and leaders.