Iraq declared Saturday that its territory is now "fully liberated" from the Islamic State, overlooking warnings by allies that the terror group still poses a threat to the country in the form of guerrilla warfare.
The Belgian branches of the Red Cross have been told they must remove the organization's iconic red crosses from building walls amid concerns that the Christian symbol will offend non-Christians.
Three out of 10 white evangelical Protestants in the United States say "there's almost nothing President Trump could do to lose my approval," a new survey from the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute has discovered.
Just days after publicly thanking God for the success of his company, Lowell Hawthorne, the devout Christian founder and CEO of the Bronx-based fast food chain Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, fatally shot himself on Saturday allegedly over a looming tax probe by the federal government. He was 57.
Pastor Perry Noble, who formerly led NewSpring Church in South Carolina, has officially launched Second Chance Church online, saying that he felt God gave him a second chance despite heavy criticism from others.
On "Saturday Night Live," Irish rock band U2 performed their song "American Soul," which included an intro that takes inspiration from the Beatitudes in the New Testament.
Authorities in a governorate in southern Egypt have allowed 21 churches to restore, expand and rebuild, after a wait of about two decades, and some are attributing this gesture to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's scheduled visit to the country later this month.
The French Catholic church has adopted a new version of the Lord's Prayer to clear a misunderstanding among some churchgoers, that God has a direct hand in leading them to commit sins.
A Christian man in central India has received a notice from local authorities stating that his family "must not conduct any Christian congregational activity" in their home, such as a Bible study, otherwise a "stringent action" will be taken against him.
The World's largest Catholic fraternal service organization, Knights of Columbus, will give $1 million-worth of food supplies to an Iraqi archdiocese to ensure that thousands of Christians displaced from their homes by the Islamic State are able to enjoy the Christmas season a little bit better this year.
Six Christians in India's Jharkhand state, who were reportedly jailed for a month simply for praying for a sick Hindu woman, have led fellow inmates to Christ by sharing the Gospel inside of prison, they claim.