Chinese Pastor Who Opposed Government Removal of Church Crosses Sentenced to Prison

Chinese Pastor Who Opposed Government Removal of Church Crosses Sentenced to Prison BEIJING (New York Times) — A Christian pastor who defended local churches when the Chinese authorities removed church crosses was…

South Sudanese Pastor Jailed, Lashed Following Islamist Threats

South Sudanese Pastor Jailed, Lashed Following Islamist Threats JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A Sudanese pastor in South Sudan was jailed and tortured for more than three months…

Vietnamese Christian Human Rights Lawyer Attacked While Under House Arrest

Vietnamese Christian Human Rights Lawyer Attacked While Under House Arrest HANOI, Vietnam (Christian Solidarity Worldwide) – Vietnamese human rights lawyer and activist Nguyen Van Dai has reported that his home…

Two Christians Attacked, Church Building Burned in Coastal Kenya

Two Christians Attacked, Church Building Burned in Coastal Kenya NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two siblings in their mid-20s were attacked and a church building burned last month in…

Scotland Rejects Petition to Change Adultery Definition to Apply to Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Scotland Rejects Petition to Change Adultery Definition to Apply to Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ (Christian Concern) – A petition urging Scottish ministers to change the definition of adultery following the introduction of same-sex ‘marriage’…

French Parliament Debates Legalization of ‘Terminal Sedation’

French Parliament Debates Legalization of ‘Terminal Sedation’ PARIS (Associated Press) – France’s Parliament started debate Tuesday on a bill aimed at allowing doctors to keep terminally ill…

Christian School Wins Legal Battle Against Teachers Fired for Refusing to Affirm Their Faith

Christian School Wins Legal Battle Against Teachers Fired for Refusing to Affirm Their Faith

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – A Christian school in California has won a complicated legal battle regarding two teachers who sued the school after their contracts weren’t renewed as they refused to provide proof of their Christian faith. Little Oaks Elementary School is a pre-k through 5th grade institution…

Thousands Rally in Support of Christian Bakers Facing Lawsuit for Declining ‘Gay’ Cake

Thousands Rally in Support of Christian Bakers Facing Lawsuit for Declining ‘Gay’ Cake

BELFAST – Thousands in Ireland rallied on Wednesday in support of a Christian bakery that is fighting a civil lawsuit after it declined to make a Bert and Ernie cake that bore the phrase “support gay marriage.” As previously reported, in May of last year, Ashers…

ABC Family’s ‘The Fosters’ Generates Controversy Over TV’s First-Ever Kiss Between Teen Boys

ABC Family’s ‘The Fosters’ Generates Controversy Over TV’s First-Ever Kiss Between Teen Boys

Monday night’s episode of “The Fosters” on ABC Family, a sitcom created by two homosexual men, is generating controversy after two of its teenage male actors kissed each other on screen in an episode about same-sex feelings among youth—the first-ever depiction of its kind on…

Parents Oppose District’s Policy of ‘Interrogating’ Homeschoolers on Religious Beliefs

Parents Oppose District’s Policy of ‘Interrogating’ Homeschoolers on Religious Beliefs

GOOCHLAND, Va. – Hundreds of concerned parents in Virginia recently voiced opposition to a controversial policy that allows school officials to grill homeschool parents and students on their religious beliefs. In 2013, Goochland County Public Schools began requiring homeschool parents to reapply for a religious…

Obama Judge Rules Wisconsin Regulation Places ‘Burden’ on Mothers Seeking Abortion

Obama Judge Rules Wisconsin Regulation Places ‘Burden’ on Mothers Seeking Abortion

MADISON, Wisc. – A federal judge appointed to the bench by Barack Obama has struck down a Wisconsin abortion law as unconstitutional, stating that the law places a “burden” on women seeking to end the life of their unborn child. As previously reported, Wisconsin Governor…