A Chinese mother faces outrageous fines for violating the country's one-child policy, which advocacy groups say highlights China's ruthless tactics to maintain population control by pressuring women to abort their unborn children or bankrupt their families.
Christians in Syria who share their faith have always faced danger, but the escalating civil war is making evangelistic efforts even more difficult.
If you ingest a steady dose of daily news, it would be easy to grow weary of the din of the average day, the discordant sounds of a culture awash in controversy. An issue may startle and grab you, but just as soon as you begin to digest it, another wild and upsetting story comes along, like the rolling tide of a stormy sea.
Abortion clinics across the nation have increasingly been offering discounts for their services on Sundays, partly to counter afternoon church protests by pro-life Christians.
As always, parents try to keep an eye on teens to prevent them from doing stupid, self-destructive things, and teens always succeed in evading them. This time it's happening with social media.
Remember when the atheist group posted the fake Jefferson quote? Now the socially conservative ForAmerica has followed suit.
A Christian congregation in Azerbaijan is waiting pensively to see if a judge will uphold a court order that banned its right to meet and "liquidated" the church.
I was struck by this full-page ad that ran in this past Sunday’s New York Times. The advertisement was placed in response to the current debate about banning oversized soft drinks in New York City.
If there is a theme to our day, it’s that “it’s all about me.” The technical term is narcissism.
The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate, Mohammed Morsi, won Egypt's first presidential election with 51.7 percent of the vote, and the result has immediately sparked concerns for Christians and religious minorities.
Forty armed Hindu radicals in India barged into the home of a convert from Hinduism to Christianity on June 9 to forcibly re-convert him.
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A new report by the Pew Research Center shows more evidence of a growing religious divide between Republicans and Democrats.
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A federal district court in Arizona ruled that a Phoenix homeowner who held weekly Bible studies in his backyard must serve jail time for failing to comply with building, zoning, fire and safety codes applicable to churches.
A heart-wrenching 10-minute video of a 68-year-old bus monitor in upstate New York, Karen Klein, being bullied by middle school students has gone viral and is being played and replayed on cable news today.
Volunteer chaplains in North Carolina's Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department will no longer be allowed to invoke the name of Jesus in prayers at public events held on government property.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
Egyptian authorities postponed announcing results of the presidential election Thursday, citing complaints of voter fraud by both candidates.
Generation Z -- the newest demographic to move into adolescence -- are learning about money by watching their parents struggle in a difficult economy.
Messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention adopted a resolution denouncing "the effort to legalize 'same-sex marriage' as a civil rights issue since homosexuality does not qualify as a class meriting special protections, like race and gender."