Pope Francis expressed his concern for the extremely high rate of Christian persecution in an interview with “La Vanguardia” magazine, calling it “stronger than in the first centuries of the Church.”
Somali extremists attacked the coastal town of Mpekitoni, Kenya Sunday. Armed with automatic weapons, the gunman killed 48 people in a raid that lasted five hours.
A megachurch in Texas has launched a tithing initiative that will refund 100 percent of offerings it receives in a 90 day period if God does not follow his promise of blessing those who give.
From the infinitesimal to the infinite, the design and structure of nature point inexorably to the wonders of things unseen.
I know that many, if not most, Christians have become disillusioned with the church. But it is an institution, and needs to be.
The title of “teacher” is a great one. It conveys passing along wisdom, knowledge and nurturing. Most of us, looking back, can identify at least one teacher who poured into us. It might have been the elementary school teacher who comforted us, or the high school teacher who encouraged us to believe that God made us capable of achieving our dreams. Whatever it was, their care made a big difference in our lives.
Two senior management officials at Eglin Air Force base are being threatened with termination for displaying Duck Dynasty decals on their personal vehicles.
A strip club known for its shady past of prostitution is undergoing a transformation into a Christian community center, thanks to Bethany Community Church in Seattle.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry compared homosexuality to alcoholism during a discussion with Commonwealth Club of California members in San Francisco on Wednesday.
Russia has denied sending tanks across the Ukraine border, instead blaming “volunteer” separatists for the incident.
Christian volunteers are struggling to save lives at one of the most notorious suicide spots in England -- towering 500 foot chalk cliffs locally known as Beachy Head.
As violence has escalated in Iraq, President Barack Obama contends the situation demands increased efforts from the U.S. as well support from other nations.
Sao Paulo became a scene of pandemonium on Thursday, as a group of protesters stormed toward the Arena Corinthians stadium demanding more money for low-income housing, hospitals, and education.
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Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has publicly stated his lack of faith in the Nigerian government to free the schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in April.
They call them “fur babies,” and many couples in the U.S. are opting for them. One headline aptly described it this way: “Americans are having dogs instead of babies.”
New York City’s venerable Union Theological Seminary plans to pull all investments in fossil fuels from its $108.4 million endowment, casting it as part of a bid to atone for the “sin” of contributing to climate change.
Pushing back against a cultural tide of growing acceptance of transgender people, Southern Baptists adopted a statement affirming the creation of “two distinct and complementary sexes.”
Church of England schools in England may soon see the attendance of fewer Christian students, as new admission guidelines seek to cater to the “local community,” including those of no religion.
Researchers find that smoking marijuana as a teenager lowers IQ into adulthood and can have a lifelong impact.