- Texas man arrested for powder-letter hoax
- Islamic State opens ‘marriage bureau’ for single jihadists
- Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes
- Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston
- GOP: Environmental rules keeping agents from accessing border
- John Kerry: Millions displaced by religious fighting in 2013
- Federal appeals court rules against Virginia’s gay marriage ban
- White House says Russia ‘losing’ war in Ukraine
- Hamas turns to North Korea for weapons deal, Iran for money
- Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate
By David Keene
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Topic - Religion_Belief
Christians facing death threats from Islamic extremists flee their homes in Mosul, Iraq. The death toll continues to rise as Israel and Hamas bombard each other with mortar fire. In China, police officers remove landmark crosses from the Christian churches.
President Obama on Monday tapped Rabbi David Saperstein as his nominee for the position of ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom within the State Department.
Hundreds of outraged Iraqi Christians staged a rally outside the White House, demanding to know why President Obama wasn't providing any aid to the scores of faithful being persecuted by radical Muslims around the world.
Hundreds of police in China removed a Christian cross from a church building located in a city known as "China's Jerusalem" — the latest move in a larger mission to crack down on religion.
Chaplains are the unsung heroes of the American warrior
Religious and party identity remain linked, with very religious Americans much more likely to identify with the Republican Party than the Democratic side, a Gallup poll said.
The 20th National Parents' Day was celebrated Sunday, with local events held around the nation to honor numerous people who have shown excellence in parenting, said organizers.
Pope Francis on Sunday stressed the priceless value of encountering Jesus, noting that Jesus’ parables speak of those who are willing to trade everything for the Kingdom of God.
Pope Francis on Saturday visited the Italian city of Caserta, encouraging the people of the region to place God at the center of their lives.
Pope Francis’ upcoming encounter with the evangelical Christian pastor Giovanni Traettino continues the path of dialogue he has walked with evangelical denominations since his time in Buenos Aires.
Terrorists with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have blown up the burial place of Jonah, the reluctant prophet from Galilee whose story of being swallowed by a massive sea creature is told in the Bible.
A psychology class at Ohio State University implied in an online survey that atheists are just naturally more intelligent than Christians — and at least one student said it's an outrage.
As conflict rages in Gaza, and anti-Semitic riots erupt in European cities, something is happening deep within Jerusalem that could change the course of history.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Friday tamped down growing excitement over news that Pope Francis would be visiting the City of Brotherly Love next year.
The Bible Baptist Church in Carthage, Missouri, invited National Guard personnel to be honored at its annual Vacation Bible School as part of "God's Rescue Squad" — but the troops never showed because the military forbids them from attending such an event.