December 2011 Headlines
Missionary Joseph Davies died before he could fulfill his desire to spread the gospel in Korea. But decades later, other Christians are continuing his mission.
Some Christians are troubled by the abbreviated spelling of Christmas or X-mas. But does the "X" really take Christ out of Christmas?
Religious liberty is one of America's most cherished protections. But if one group has its way, that could change not only in the U.S., but around the world.
With glittering fireworks and celebrations from New Zealand to Times Square, the world eagerly welcomed a new year and hope for a better future Saturday.
Iran has proposed a new round of talks about its controversial nuclear program with the six world powers, the country's top nuclear negotiator said Saturday.
Syria's two largest opposition groups signed an agreement on setting up a democracy after President Bashar Assad's regime falls, opposition figures said Saturday.
An organization that works to protect religious liberties in the United States is also working to protect those same liberties in other countries.
The Christian Broadcasting Network's Operation Blessing International recently held a Christmas campaign in Peru for children living in poverty.
The U.S. has warned Iran it will not tolerate the Islamic Republic's threat to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, blocking a good portion of the world's oil supply.
Tax officials in Greece walked off the job Thursday morning, starting a 48-hour strike.
With top party and military officials standing beside him, Kim Jong Un watched ceremonial proceedings from a balcony overlooking Kim Il Sung Square.
Iranian officials say more sanctions will result in less oil, even as Western leaders consider tougher sanctions against the country.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed three NATO service members.
North Korea gave the world a rare glimpse inside the country as it laid its former dictator, Kim Jong Il, to rest Wednesday.
The Christian Broadcasting Network partnered with a local church in Equador to hold a Christmas outreach event.
An Islamic group has claimed responsibility for Christmas Day church bombings in Nigeria, which killed 39 people.
Each year, kids from some of Africa's poorest countries try out for the African Children's Choir. For them, it's a way to escape the hopelessness they face at home.
Pope Benedict XVI called for an end to the bloodshed in Syria and the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in his Christmas message Sunday.
Many children in the former Soviet Union are living without parents in poor conditions. Russian Ministries is working to help them through 'Project Hope.'
Tens of thousands of demonstrators on Saturday cheered opposition leaders and jeered the Kremlin in the biggest show of outrage yet.
A series of at least 14 bombs went off across Baghdad Thursday morning, killing at least 60 people.
Christmas could be bleak for many survivors of the typhoon that recently struck the southern Philippines. The death toll there is now exceeds 1,000.
Kim Jong Un is the heir to the North Korean regime and its nuclear weapons, but many doubt his ability to lead.
The Korean American missionary once held hostage in North Korea is speaking out against evangelist Franklin Graham's call for food aid to the communist regime.
Former U.S. ambassador Christopher Hill says it could take years to get North Korea's Kim Jong Un up to speed.
A new study by the Pew Research Center shows Christianity on the decline in Europe.
A 'non-decision' from an Iranian cleric on the fate of jailed Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has delayed his possible execution.
For many who celebrate Christmas in China, the holiday has little to do with the birth of Christ, but many are coming to know the true meaning behind the holiday.
Franklin Graham joins in on the concern that Islamist victories in the Middle East will be perilous to Israel and the region's non-Muslims.
Vaclav Havel helped to lead his people to freedom without a single shot being fired.
Flooding triggered by a deadly tropical storm killed nearly 650 people in the Philippines this weekend, according to the Red Cross.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has died at the age of 69 of heart failure. Now the world is wondering what's next for the tyrannical regime.
The war in Iraq has ended, but many human rights groups fear this could mean an even tougher time for Christians in the country.
As dawn broke Sunday, a small cluster of Iraqi soldiers along the highway waved goodbye to the departing American troops.
The death toll from floods and mudslides in the Philippines has risen above 650.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrived in Tripoli Saturday, becoming the first Pentagon chief to set foot on Libyan soil.
Pounding rain from a tropical storm swelled rivers and sent walls of water crushing into two southern Philippine cities, killing at least 436 people.
Nohad Halawi, says she and other Christian staff at Heathrow Airport were victims of systematic harassment because of their religion.
Missionaries from Eternal Life International are working with local churches in the Philippines to bring the gospel to even the most militant of Muslims.
Many families in Kabul can't afford to send their children to school. Operation Blessing has partnered with an education center to provide free classes.
Chinese police in the village of Xintan broke up a public Christmas celebration before it even started.
The measure, passed by the Senate Thursday, imposes the harshest measures yet on the Islamic Republic over its nuclear program.
After nine years of fighting, the war in Iraq officially ended Thursday as United States officials formally shut down operations in Baghdad.
Daniel McGivern and his team claimed to have discovered two large sections of Noah's ark resting just below surface atop Mount Ararat.
State Secretary Hillary Clinton has finally called for the release of Youcef Nadarkhani, the Iranian pastor sentenced to die for refusing to recant his Christian faith.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said religious liberty includes the right to change or criticize religions, even acts that Muslims find offensive.
Frustrations are high in Russia and some are openly talking about a return to the old days of the Soviet Union.
Muslim women are no longer able to wear a burqa while taking Canada's oath of citizenship.
A U.S. State Department summit including more than two dozen world governments has come under fire from free speech and religious rights advocates.
CBN News analyzes the Muslim Brotherhood's recent success across the Middle East and North Africa, as well as the group's plans for global domination.
A man armed with grenades and an assault rifle opened fire on Christmas shoppers Tuesday in the central square of Liege, Belgium, located east of Brussels.
The Saudi Arabian chief of religious police said the woman had tricked people into thinking she could treat illness for $800.
Iran's leaders warn once they're done with Israel, they're coming for the U.S. They're already in the Western hemisphere laying the groundwork.
Kevin Lunsmann had been staying at an island resort with his mother and cousin when they were kidnapped five months ago by the Abu Sayyaf, an al Qaeda affiliate.
The Obama administration has formally asked Iran for the return of a U.S. surveillance drone captured by Iranian armed forces last week.
President Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki met to discuss 'a normalization of the relationship' between the U.S. once American troops leave.
NATO will permanently stop the training program mission in Iraq and withdraw all of its soldiers by Dec. 31.
Like Iran, Hezbollah is committed to the U.S.'s demise. Now the two are spreading their tentacles across Latin America and could go operational at any moment.
Glasgow's Muslim and Catholic communities are united in their efforts to stop the Scottish government to change the law to allow homosexual marriages.
Thousands held the largest anti-government protests that post-Soviet Russia has ever seen, Saturday, to criticize electoral fraud and end Vladimir Putin's rule.
Operation Blessing International has provided free treatment and medicine to more than a thousand villagers in El Salvador.
Iranian officials claim its military shot down the aircraft on Sunday.
The family of a retired FBI agent, who's been missing for five years, hopes a year-old videotape will rekindle the search for him.
The Muslim Brotherhood's political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party, says it has captured 40 percent of the seats in parliament.
The LRA is a brutal rebel group in Africa known for kidnapping children and forcing them to become soldiers or sex slaves.
Peter Greer, president of Hope International, said his goal is to lift struggling people out of poverty around the globe.
Syrian President Bashar Assad said the bloody assault on anti-government protesters in his country is not his fault.
President Obama explained that streamlining screening procedures was an important move for the economy since Canadians spend more money in the U.S. than any other people.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned the new government in Egypt Tuesday to respect women's rights and adhere to democratic rule.
At least 55 people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device inside a mosque in Kabul, the single deadliest attack in the Afghan capital in more than three years.
No matter how much the world leaders stand against a nuclear Iran, evidence shows the Iranians are closer than ever before to acquiring the bomb.
The Vatican kicked off the Christmas season Monday with a 82-foot tree in St. Peter's Square.
The United States and other nations have vowed to keep helping Afghanistan -- even after they leave the country in 2014.
The Christian Broadcasting Network's Orphan's Promise ministry recently partnered with a local church in Peru to premiere the Spanish-language version of the latest Superbook episode.
Partial election results show the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Freedom and Justice party leading with 36.6 percent in Egypt's election.
The Arab League has approved details of sanctions against Syria aimed at pressuring the regime to end its deadly eight-month crackdown on dissent.
Al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the August kidnapping of an American aid worker in Pakistan and refused to release the 70-year-old man until a list of demands are met.
Early Egyptian election results put the Muslim Brotherhood in the lead -- a group that is no friend of the United States.
Murders and kidnappings are part of daily life in Mexico as drug cartels battle for control of the border.
Operation Blessing International is using a community farm to help hungry families in the African nation of Niger.
Christians in the United Kingdom took to the streets this week to boldly proclaim they're not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has challenged Myanmar's leaders to expand its reforms on her historic visit to the Southeast Asian nation.