The wife of Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini testified before a congressional commission March 15 in an effort to secure the release of her husband, who is imprisoned in Iran.
The North Dakota legislature has passed bills that will ban abortion beyond six weeks of pregnancy, as well as for fetal abnormalities and sex selection.
Republican Senator Rob Portman has made a stunning flip on same-sex marriage, saying his son's homosexuality has forced him to rethink his position.
Pope Francis' track record of defending life and traditional marriage has conservative, Christian, and pro-family leaders optimistic that he will provide crucial leadership to all Christians on moral issues facing the Church.
The 115 cardinal-electors of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church, meeting in conclave for the second day on March 13, elected Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to become the church’s 266th pope.
A new policy approved by the Chicago Public Schools will require students to participate in sex education instruction, beginning in kindergarten.
An Egyptian human rights organization said that an Egyptian Coptic Christian who died while being detained by Libyan Islamists was tortured to death.
Arkansas lawmakers have overridden Governor Mike Beebe's veto of legislation banning most abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy — giving the state the most restrictive abortion law in the nation.
A Florida college shut down an informal dorm Bible study led by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, the same group the school booted off campus in late February for running afoul of its non-discrimination policy.
A Mennonite pastor convicted of helping a woman flee the country with her daughter to keep the little girl from being handed over to the woman's former lesbian partner has been sentenced to 27 months in prison.