An annual report on religious freedom is raising some concerns today. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says religious freedom remains under “serious and sustained assault” around the globe. The independent government advisory body wants the State Department to add seven countries to its list of the world’s worst abusers of religious freedom and […]

Pope Francis is back in Rome at the Vatican on this Monday after his history-making trip to the United States. Speaking to reporters on his flight back home, the Pope said government officials have a right to refuse to carry out job duties such as issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples if they believe it […]

Israeli archaeologists out of Jerusalem say they’ve confirmed the discovery of the oldest biblical texts since the Dead Sea Scrolls. In an announcement this week, officials said that American and Israeli researchers had found biblical writing on a charred 1,500-year-old parchment. The parchment was dug up 45 years ago. That was during a time before the […]