|100 Million Christians Persecuted|
About 100 million Christians are persecuted around the world, with conditions worsening for them most rapidly in Syria and Ethiopia, according to an annual report by a group supporting oppressed Christians worldwide.
Open Doors, a nondenominational Christian group, listed North Korea,... Read More
|16 Million People Face Food Shortage|
(JUBA) - More than 16 million people, in six African nations, are currently facing food shortages, that range from stressed to emergency levels of food insecurity, a recent report from Famine Early Warning Systems Network shows.
The affected countries include Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya,... Read More
|A judge in North Carolina resigns from his position|
A judge in North Carolina has resigned from his position in order to avoid presiding over gay marriages, which are now legal in the state. Swain County Magistrate Gilbert... Read More
|Abortion is a Holy Work (Telegraph.co.uk)|
Abortion is a blessing and abortionists are doing holy work, says Anglican priest [Excerpts]
The new Dean of the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massacusetts, has given a sermon describing abortions as a "blessing" for the women who undergo them. The Rev Katherine Hancock... Read More
|Americans Negative About United States Moral Values|
Gallup's annual Values and Beliefs survey revealed that Americans are overwhelmingly negative about the future of moral values in the United States with 73 percent believing that moral... Read More
|Americans See, Hear More Profanity|
This is a story about words we can't print in this story. You probably hear these words often, and more than ever before. But even though we can't print them - we do have our standards - we can certainly ask: Are we living in an Age of Profanity?
Nearly three-quarters of Americans... Read More
|Belgium Looks to Expand Euthanasia to Minors Even After Abuses|
Belgium is looking to expand its euthanasia law to include minors — even though reports show the 10-year-old law has suffered from widespread abuses, including involuntary euthanasia.
Belgium is considering a significant change to its decade-old euthanasia law... Read More
|Bible School To Use Harry Potter Theme (Associated Press)|
A church in Carlisle has decided to use J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter tales in its Bible school. Saint John's Episcopal Church has doubled vacation Bible school enrollment since doing so.
This summer the theme is "Wizards and Wonders: The Journey with Harry Potter," as preschoolers take... Read More
|California Boy scout Group Challenges Ban on Gays|
A California chapter of the Boy Scouts of America is directly challenging the national organization's ban on gays by formally recommending that an openly gay former Scout be awarded the top rank of Eagle.
"From what I understand, this has never happened... Read More
|Chicago Homicides Outnumber U.S. Troop Killings In Afghanistan|
While some 2,000 U.S. troops have been killed in Afghanistan since 2001, more than 5,000 people have been killed by... Read More
|Church Apologizes to Darwin (Worldnet Daily)|
Some say the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is making a monkey of himself with a half-baked apology to Charles Darwin for misunderstanding the author of "Origin of the Species" 126 years after his death.
Nevertheless, that's just what the Church of England [did September 14,... Read More
|Cohabitation is Replacing Dating|
Men and women who moved in together used to raise eyebrows. Living together out of wedlock, once considered "shacking up" or "living in sin," has lost its stigma as cohabitation has become mainstream.
A new website, Say No to Creationist Vouchers has joined the fight “to prevent our public money from being used to teach creationism.” It is doing battle by listing private schools that take taxpayer supported vouchers and then teach creationism as a part of their Bible-based lessons. Its... Read More
|France ninth European country to allow same-sex marriage|
French lawmakers voted to legalize same-sex marriage today despite vocal protests from some conservatives opposed to the step. The nation's lower house, the National Assembly, approved a marriage bill, which will also give same-sex couples the right to adopt, in a 331-225 final vote. The... Read More
|Growth of Cities|
More than half of the World's population today lives in cities.
|Homosexual Men Account for 67% of Syphilis (Pete Winn CNSNews.com)|
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says homosexual men accounted for 65 percent of the nearly 12,000 cases of syphilis in the United States in 2007, making them the “primary driver” of increased syphilis rates overall.
In a report on sexually transmitted diseases... Read More
|How to Throw a Divorce Party|
If your marriage is ending in a divorce, you're going through a lot. Either you can't wait for your former half to get out of your life or you need to distract yourself from the split. A divorce party may be just the thing to help you get past this difficult time. While it may not be entirely... Read More
|Hundreds Queue for Erotic Church Service|
'A female dancer dances in a skin coloured stocking in the middle of the church in front of the altar. She crawls about on the floor and wraps herself in a hanging down white cloth. Is this a blasphemous provocation, a scoffing at the Christian religion?
'No it is only one of the items on... Read More
|I Want to Export Gay Marriage Around the World|
I Want to Export Gay Marriage Around the world, says Cameron as he speaks of personal pride at party to celebrate new legislation
David Cameron vowed last night to ‘export’ gay marriage around the world as he held a party to celebrate the passage of legislation in Britain.
The... Read More
|Impact of Television on Society|
In many ways, the television has quickly become one of the worst inventions in recent history. Cable companies and television networks seem to have no problem proliferating inappropriate material through the screen and in many cases, it has had a negative impact on society and more importantly,... Read More