The Episcopal Church approved Monday at its national convention an official prayer service for blessing same-sex couples and also cleared the way for transgender ordination.
The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram is claiming responsibility for recent coordinated attacks against Christian villages in Nigeria's Plateau State.
During the 30 days of Ramadan, Open Doors USA is launching a prayer campaign for persecuted Christians in Muslim-majority countries as well as praying that Muslims will find the real God.
President Obama has invited Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi to meet with him on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York in September.
Never let it be said that one teenager can’t make a difference in the lives of millions of other girls.
Michael Salman, the Phoenix pastor who was fined and sentenced to jail for holding Bible studies in his home, began his 60-day jail sentence July 9 at 10 a.m.
Although dating violence is a recognized problem for U.S. teens, a majority of high school counselors say their school provides no training or guidelines for dealing with abusive romantic relationships, a new study finds.
The 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) narrowly passed a resolution Thursday against using corporal punishment on children.
The economy continues to impact Americans' giving to churches and nonprofit organizations, according to a recent Barna Group survey showing that one-third of those surveyed had reduced the amount they gave to churches in the past three months.
Coordinated attacks against Christian villages in Nigeria's Plateau State this weekend left 58 people dead.
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics estimates that youth smoking could be cut by one-fifth by eliminating smoking from PG-13 rated movies.
A Montana judge has ruled that a couple who would have aborted their unborn daughter had they known she had cystic fibrosis can sue their healthcare providers.
A legislative body of the Episcopal Church approved on Saturday a proposal that, if it survives a final vote, would give transgenders the right to become ministers.
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GQ Magazine once highlighted the greatest jokes. One was religious in nature.
A recent study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration indicates that kids between the ages of 12 and 17 are most likely to experiment with alcohol, tobacco and marijuana for the first time during the summer months.
Membership numbers for the Southern Baptist Convention reflect disturbing trends for America's largest Protestant denomination.
- July 08, 2012 |
A Chinese man whose wife was forced to have an abortion has filed criminal charges against the officials responsible.
- July 07, 2012 |
A study published in the Journal of Christian Nursing finds that 80 percent of 10-year-old girls have been on a diet.
- July 06, 2012 |
A video posted July 5 by RealClearPolitics depicts U.S. Rep. Andre Carson (D-Indiana) saying America's schools should be modeled after madrasas -- Islamic religious schools -- with their "foundation" as the Quran.
- July 06, 2012 |