Christian and Kurdish neighbourhoods in Aleppo have come under attack and a number of children have been killed as Syria continues to struggle with intensified fighting, more than five years into its civil war.
As the Islamic State (ISIS) continues to suffer losses in manpower and territory in the Middle East as a result of the U.S.-led coalition's battlefield successes, counter-terrorism analysts predict that the militant group will eventually be forced to vacate the region, prompting it to look for another sanctuary somewhere else.
More than 80 international NGOs and faith groups have issued an urgent plea to world leaders to stop the escalating crisis in Syria.
The United Nations has said a surge in fighting in Aleppo showed "monstrous disregard" for civilian lives.
A suicide bomber driving a car killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 40 others on Saturday
Islamic State (ISIS) militants have destroyed what's left of the reputable Latin church -- the "Clock Church", one of the most recognisable clock tower in the center of Iraq's Mosul, according to reports.
Liberty University in Virginia has decided to allow students with concealed handgun permits from the state to carry guns in dorms.
A church in California will hold an open-air preaching to counter a big atheist rally in Washington, D.C. on June 4.
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore lashed out at attempts by groups to oust him from his post over his stance against same-sex marriage, saying the moves are politically motivated.
A mother who underwent abortion in 2013 sued her doctor after a bone fragment of the foetus was left in her body that resulted in her being unable to have children for life.
The crisis in the Middle East is the "greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II", and the massacre of Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities demands international action, it was said at a UN meeting yesterday.
A Chinese pastor who has defended churches facing demolition has been arrested and detained along with his wife and son, campaigners say.
This week, Orthodox Christians celebrate Holy Week, leading up to Easter on Sunday.
An unprecedented ban in religious speech inside a public educational institution has prompted Grace Christian Life, a registered student group at university, to file a suit against school officials.
Justin Bieber has said he was not comparing himself to God when he posted a picture of himself on Instagram asleep in bed with the caption: "And on the 7th day."
Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao was shocked when outgoing Philippine president Benigno Aquino III announced that local terrorists were planning to kidnap him. However, the retired Christian athlete expressed confidence that there was no such plot because he is in good terms with his Muslim brothers.