Condoms have been distributed at some Philadelphia high schools for years, but now they're available in more schools as a result of a partnership between the city and the school district.
- January 13, 2013 |
Have the Ten Commandments outlived their shelf life? Some folks seem to think so.
- January 12, 2013 |
The Christian-owned arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby may have bought itself a few extra months as it battles against the Obamacare mandate to provide emergency contraceptive coverage.
Europe's highest court next week will hand down rulings in the cases of four British Christians who claim to have been discriminated against in the workplace because of their religious beliefs.
The gun control debate through the eyes of science, Scripture, and the Constitution
Social movements can be powerful forces for change in a community. They pull like-minded people together and channel a group’s energies toward a common purpose. You’d think the most important person to getting a movement underway would be the leader, but not necessarily.
A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
The evangelical pastor chosen by President Obama to deliver the benediction at his inauguration ceremonies withdrew on Thursday following a furor over a sermon from the mid-1990s in which he denounced the gay rights movement and advocated efforts to turn gays straight.
The federal government has agreed to pay $2.4 million to dozens of gay troops who were discharged and denied full separation pay under the pre-2011 "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.
Vice President Joe Biden told reporters at the White House on Wednesday that President Obama is going to take action on gun control, and he can do so through "executive orders."
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds binge drinking common among adult women and high school girls.
The greatest frequency of binge drinking is found among women aged 18 to 34 and high school-age girls. About 62 percent of high school senior girls who drink reported binge drinking.
Christians talk a lot about premarital sex. And I think that’s a mistake, for one, because the grammar is skewed. (Read more)
C.S. Lewis addresses the issue of pride, of thinking too highly of ourselves and our own righteousness.
The sum-total of our knowledge is infinitesimal compared to our ignorance, making some kind of faith an indispensable part of human existence. So the question is not whether we base our convictions and actions on faith, but what faith we base them on.
When is it okay for a member or attender of your church to leave? First, let’s state the obvious. It’s never just "okay."
Opponents of gay marriage are expressing disappointment but not surprise at the announcement that the Washington National Cathedral will now wed same-sex couples.
An orphanage built with $1.8 million in donated funds opened in Grand Goave, Haiti, last Saturday, dedicated to the memory of 19-year-old Britney Gengel, who died in the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake that Haiti officials estimate killed more than 300,000 people.
Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan defended his administration’s efforts to protect churches as he visited a worship service in Abuja Dec. 30, amid disputed reports of massacred Christians in Borno state.
Most adolescents who plan or attempt suicide have already received at least some mental health treatment, raising questions about the effectiveness of current approaches to helping troubled youths, according to the largest in-depth analysis to date of suicidal behaviors in American teenagers.