Saudi cleric Aaed al-Qarni believes that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should be executed for heresy, and noted that killing Assad is more important and noble than killing an Israeli person.
Turkish authorities confirmed the discovery of a 1,500-year-old Gospel which is believed to have foretold the coming of Prophet Mohammed to Earth, attracting the attention from Vatican, recent reports said.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum doubled down on his religious rhetoric on Sunday, reiterating on two talk shows his criticism of a strict separation between church and state.
Fewer members of Congress come from legal backgrounds as the proportion of those with business and banking experience has increased, although law is still the most common occupation of representatives and senators, according to a new report by the Congressional Research Service.
The former Pennsylvania senator was referring to a speech JFK made to Baptist ministers in Houston while he was running for president, in which he said he believed in the absolute separation between church and state. ABC's George Stephanopoulos pulled up a video clip in which Santorum said he read the speech, and I almost threw up.
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum doesn't believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute, he said Sunday, two days ahead of the Michigan and Arizona primaries.
Two American officers were shot dead at close range in Afghanistan's Interior Ministry on Saturday, a U.S. official said, as rage gripped the country for a fifth day over the burning of the Muslim holy book at a NATO base.
Iran has the largest Jewish community in the Middle East outside of Israel.
After a week when Rick Santorum's presidential campaign often appeared focused on issues like abortion, prenatal testing, and religion, the message from the Republican Party's establishment was becoming clear on Friday: We've had enough.
Seven states, Catholic groups and individuals Thursday filed the first major lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's new contraceptive regulations, arguing that the policy violated the constitutional rights to religious freedom.
International leaders and supporters of Youcef Nadarkhani are calling for the release of the Christian pastor who has been sentenced to death in Iran.
Before Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was an outspoken Catholic, he was a faithful Mormon.
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is finally putting the pen to paper for a new set of books. According to CBS, Rowling has signed a deal with Little, Brown Book Group n the United States and Britain. Little, Brown will be publishing her first novels aimed at adults.
Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen and Kingfisher model Poonam Pandey have indulged in a verbal dual for the last few days.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces rained rockets and bombs down on opposition-held neighborhoods of the city of Homs, reducing buildings to rubble and killing more than 80 people, including two Western journalists.
The Lent kicked off with Ash Wednesday even as Pope Benedict XVI also began posting his daily papal message via Twitter, calling for a spiritual awakening, a Vatican Radio blog reported.
Taiwan and China are engaged in a kind of “metaphysical battle” for Lin’s identity.
Iran has issued what could be the final execution order for Youcef Nadarkhani, the Christian pastor who was found guilty of renouncing Islam.
Graham’s statement that Christians are being murdered in Muslim nations is not entirely false – but he is greatly exaggerating the problem’s true dimensions.
Former member of the Church of Latter-Day Saints claims Frank’s name was in a proxy baptism database over the weekend; Eli Wiesel says leave Holocaust victims alone.
Faith has pervaded Rick Santorum's political career, informing his views on issues ranging from abortion to gay rights -- and also, it turns out, the environment.
Thousands of enraged Afghans rallied outside Bagram Air Base on Tuesday, incensed by reports that American personnel had burned Qurans and other Islamic texts.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum accused Democratic President Barack Obama's administration on Monday of implementing healthcare policies that discourage marriage and hurt families.
A 2008 commencement speech by Rick Santorum reveals that the Republican presidential hopeful's religious views diverge from those of many in the U.S. electorate.
Lin and Chen communicate frequently.
Pope Benedict, putting his mark on his Church's future, on Saturday inducted 22 men including India's George Alencherry into the exclusive group of cardinals who will one day elect one of their own to succeed him as leader of the world's 1.3 billion Roman Catholics.
At a House committee hearing on Thursday, three angry Democrats stalked out of the room to protest what they saw as an unfair, one-sided appointment of panelists.
Democrats and Republicans sparred Thursday during a House hearing on the Obama administration's mandate that all health insurance plans cover birth control, underscoring how the issue has become politically potent and divided lawmakers along party lines.
Multiple Democrats, objecting to the fact that House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrel Issa, R-Calif., has only allowed men to testify, walked out of the hearing in protest on Thursday morning.