About 500 people, representing 37 states, gathered Friday in Washington, D.C., for the "Step Forward for Orphans March." The marchers had firsthand experience with the brokenness of the international adoption system. Some came with the children they struggled to adopt, others marched with photos of the children they have adopted, or want to adopt but are unable to due to political barriers put in the way.
After squaring off with biblical scriptures on whether or not Jesus would approve, politicians in the House Agricultural Committee approved a farm bill on Wednesday that cuts the federal food stamp program, which supported 47 million people last year, by $2.5 billion annually.
The African Methodist Episcopal Church in Alabama will feed 5,000 people, believers and nonbelievers, on Saturday to symbolically re-enact the biblical account of Jesus feeding as many people with just five loaves and two fish.
Pentecost Sunday falls this year on May 19. But many people, including Christians, may not know why the day is special or what is celebrated. Unlike Easter and Christmas, when colorful eggs, Easter bunnies, Christmas trees and Santa Claus are harbingers of the upcoming Christian holidays, there are no such social markers by secular society ahead of Pentecost. For those who need a quick and basic understanding of what Pentecost Sunday is, below is listed 10 things you should know about the holiday.
An analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office shows that President Obama's 2014 budget proposal would reduce borrowing by $1.1 trillion by 2023 thorough increasing taxes by nearly the same amount.
The documentary film "Hating Breitbart," that takes a look at the late online media mogul Andrew Breitbart, opened in limited release this weekend in its less-cursing, PG-13 format after its producers decided to intentionally target Christian moviegoers as well, says the movie's director.
Every member of Ohio's delegation to the U.S. Congress, including Republicans and Democrats, both senators and Speaker of the House John Boehner signed a letter to President Barack Obama asking him resolve the issue of orphans who have been adopted by American parents, but are not allowed to leave Russia.
The American Atheists of Cranford, N.J., announced Friday they will be sending books on atheism to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to be placed next to Gideon Bibles inside every cabin and lodge at the state's parks.
Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, said that his father told him to cooperate with the prosecutors and abandon the girl he had known for a week and convicted of the murder of her roommate. But Sollecito said he refused to testify against Knox, and instead chose to spend four years in prison.
A Starbucks diaper change has led to the police being called in an incident in Denver, according to reports out this week.
Rob Kardashian's weight loss has become the target of speculation this week, as celebrity news sites and social media commenters have weighed on his struggle to lose weight.
I can think of so many times when I should have kept silent, but I just had to speak. On more than one occasion I have said something, and the moment it left my lips, I thought, "Why did I just say that?" And I have found myself instantly wishing I could have those words back.
As former President George W. Bush, joined by President Obama and three living former presidents, recently dedicated his library this week in Dallas, it's important to remember that presidential libraries are relatively new
The recent scandals that have rocked the White House represent Americans' worst fears about big government: Your government is spying on you; your government is targeting you; and your government is lying to you. Americans should be outraged, but they should not be surprised.
About a week after the Internal Revenue Service admitted to targeting tea party and other conservative organizations for tax-exempt status violations, at least two pro-life groups say they, too, were singled out for unnecessary demands by IRS agents.
Phil and Kay Robertson, the patriarch and matriarch of A&E's highest-rated reality show "Duck Dynasty" were guests on CBN's "700 Club" on Wednesday to talk about their family's success and to share how their faith Jesus Christ saved their marriage, which is about to hit the milestone of 50 years.
Kanye West's SNL rant this week has brought more attention to the show and has built anticipation for the this week's season finale, which will feature West as the performer.
With the convictions in in the case against abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell – three counts of murdering live babies and one count of involuntary manslaughter – abortion is back in the national discussion.
Two Warriors fans have been killed in a shooting on Thursday following the team's NBA Playoffs game.