The group that led a lawsuit against the IRS for illegally targeting conservative non-profit organizations celebrated the Justice Department's multi-million dollar settlement on Thursday.
About 40 leaders of one of Chinaâ€™s largest house church groups have been detained while at least one pastor received a prison term for writing and distributing Christian publications among Muslims, a major advocacy organization said Wednesday, November 28.
A major human rights watchdog accused the Vietnamese government on Friday, March 9 of "flouting" its commitments on human rights by launching "one of the worst crackdowns on peaceful dissidents," including Christians, "in 20 years."
Three computer users jailed for comments they made on an Internet forum and website dedicated to religious freedom in Vietnam have been released by Vietnamese authorities after a story by Christian news agency BosNewsLife sparked international protests, fellow activists confirmed, Friday, August 18.
Lebanon's Interior Minister resigned late Sunday, February 5, after an estimated 20,000 angry Muslims not only torched the Danish Embassy but also attacked the Christian community in the capital Beirut over published cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad.
The Evangelical Alliance United Kingdom (EAUK), an umbrella group representing one million evangelical Christians in the UK, prepared Tuesday, January 24, a major campaign to "alert" believers to "the dangers of the proposed religious hatred (law) and other legislation."
Juan Carlos Gonzalez Leiva, a blind Christian human rights lawyer, was given a four year sentence yesterday for his stand for human rights in Cuba.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Declining to intervene in the gray area between free-speech rights and the Constitution's ban on establishment of religion, the U.S. Supreme Court has turned down the appeal of a high-school student barred from giving a graduation speech deemed too religious by a California school district.
JACKSON, Miss. (BP)--Gov. Ronnie Musgrove signed a law March 23 mandating that public schools display "In God We Trust" in classrooms, cafeterias and auditoriums.
STOKE-ON-TRENT, UK (ANS) Tens of thousands of Christians are this week calling on the British Government to lift a ban on national religious broadcasting, in response to news that a Government forum on the future of religious broadcasting is set to exclude independent religious broadcasters.
Government plans to regulate the FM radio industry are an attempt to muzzle stations broadcasting in indigenous languages and will violate constitutional guarantees of freedom of the press, religious and political leaders in this East African nation charge.
(AgapePress) - In June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that prayer over public address systems at high school football games is illegal. As the football season opened across the country last weekend, many stadiums were the site of citizen- and student-led prayers. More prayers are expected at high school football games this weekend, continuing a campaign that pro-family groups hope will catch on across the nation.
(AgapePress) - Colorado Congressman Bob Schaffer has been leading the charge in Congress to defend the right of government agencies to post our national motto. Today he is celebrating the overwhelming passage of House Resolution 548, which he introduced to encourage the display of the motto, "In God We Trust," in all public buildings.