The Pentagon is reportedly mapping an escape route for the 30,000 Yazidi refugees who are stranded without food or water on Mt. Sinjar.
Jeffrey Edward Fowle, 56, was detained in North Korea in April for allegedly violating his tourist visa; Fowle’s family is now begging for his release.
The Vatican has urged Muslim leaders to condemn the persecution of Christians and religious minorities in Iraq.
Several high-profile evangelical leaders will travel to Israel next week as a part of the “Christians in Solidarity with Israel” trip put together by the National Religious Broadcasters in response to the most recent conflict in Gaza.
Islamic State (IS) militants have now expanded their reach of influence as the terrorist group captured two major towns in Syria Wednesday (Aug. 12).
Pastor Rick Warren announced plans this week that he will host a gathering of church leaders from all 54 African nations next year to coincide with a national day of Thanksgiving.
The Republic of Cuba will allow a Catholic church to be built in the Communist state. This is the first time since 1959 that Cuba has allowed a church to be built.
Adolescents who behave aggressively are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their peers, according to a new study.
Over sixty years ago, Earl Nightingale, a former United States Marine who had been one of only twelve survivors of the bombing of the U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor, struck upon an idea.
The Central African Republic has a new prime minister, and for the first time, a Muslim will be filling the position.
As Western nations evacuate their citizens from West Africa’s growing Ebola outbreak, some Christian leaders have begun to speak of the virus as a curse from God.
The nation’s second largest Christian book retailer has pulled megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll’s books from its website and 186 stores.
Although evangelical moviemakers have been in the spotlight lately with features such as “Son of God” and “God’s Not Dead,” at least one other prominent, mainstream director is also turning — or returning — to religion.
As he dispatches a top aide to war-torn Iraq this week, Pope Francis made his most impassioned plea yet for the world to halt the “slaughter” of Christians and other religious minorities by Islamic extremists.
South Sudan’s deadline for a peace agreement was missed over the weekend, leading citizens to worry about the impending famine as civil war in the nation continues.
Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research.
The U.S. Navy is reportedly removing all Bibles from hotels that are located on bases, a decision that has upset religious military members and families.
A Spanish priest who contracted Ebola in Liberia has died from the disease. Miguel Parajes, 75 was a priest and missionary working for the San Juan de Dios Catholic aid group when he fell ill to the virus.
Members of Mark Driscoll’s board have released a letter that they sent to church elders after church planting network Acts 29 removed co-founder Driscoll and Mars Hill Church from its organization.
Canon Andrew White, known worldwide as the “Vicar of Baghdad,” is refusing to leave Iraq where he serves as the leader of the last Anglican Church in the nation.