Five Convicted, Sentenced in Slayings of Turkish Christians

Five Convicted, Sentenced in Slayings of Turkish Christians

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – After a nine-year legal saga, a Turkish criminal court today sentenced five men to life in prison for the torture and murder of three Christians in southeast Turkey in 2007. The Malatya First Heavy Penal Court found Salih Gurler, Cuma Ozdemir, Abuzer Yildirim, Hamit Ceker and Emre Gunaydin guilty on […]

Trump Praises ‘Fantastic Contributions’ Hindus Have Made to America

Trump Praises ‘Fantastic Contributions’ Hindus Have Made to America

(World Religion News) — In a move likely calculated to capture the Indian-American vote come election day in November, the Republican nominee Donald Trump released a statement praising the Hindu community for its contributions to the U.S.A. He commented, “The Hindu community has made fantastic contributions to world civilization and to American culture and we […]

China Tightens Grip on Religion

China Tightens Grip on Religion

(World Watch Monitor) — The Chinese government has released a set of proposed amendments to its rules regulating religious affairs, as President Xi Jinping attempts to exert even greater control over how religion is practiced. The new set of amendments, released to the public on 7 Sep. for a one-month consultation period, includes guidelines on […]

Ugandan Woman Beaten Unconscious by Muslim Husband for Attending Church Service

Ugandan Woman Beaten Unconscious by Muslim Husband for Attending Church Service

(Morning Star News) – A Muslim in Uganda beat his wife unconscious for attending a church service on Sept. 18, sources said. Hussein Kasolo had recently married Fatuma Baluka, 21-year-old daughter of an Islamic leader in a predominantly Muslim village, undisclosed for security reasons, in Eastern Uganda’s Budaka District. “When I arrived home, my husband […]

Ethiopian Muslim Attacks Wife for Leaving Islam

Ethiopian Muslim Attacks Wife for Leaving Islam

(Morning Star News) – A woman in Ethiopia had been a Christian for six weeks when her husband found out and beat her for leaving Islam, sources said. Habiba Ibrahim, a 34-year-old mother of three in Bokulu Boma, Ethiopia, received hospital treatment for three days after the assault earlier this month by her husband, Ibrahim […]

New U.K. Bill Seeks to Protect Children From Online Pornography

New U.K. Bill Seeks to Protect Children From Online Pornography

(Christian Institute) — A bill that seeks to protect children from the dangers of online pornography has had its second reading in the House of Commons. The Government’s Digital Economy Bill would require commercial providers to set up “robust age verification controls for online pornographic content in the UK.” This would be supplemented by a […]

Christians Massacred by Muslim Rebels in Central African Republic

Christians Massacred by Muslim Rebels in Central African Republic

NDOMETE, C.A.R. (Morning Star News) – Muslim militants slaughtered 26 civilians in a predominantly Christian village in the Central African Republic on Friday (Sept. 16), the worst violence in the embattled country in months, sources said. Rebels from the former Seleka group attacked the village of Ndomete, about 220 miles north of the capital city of […]

Thousands Join ‘March for Life’ in Germany, Switzerland

Thousands Join ‘March for Life’ in Germany, Switzerland

(Evangelical Focus) — Christians from diverse backgrounds, local churches and several organisations gathered on September 17th in the main cities of Germany and Switzerland to celebrate the annual “March for Life.” The aim was to publicly express their support for laws and initiatives which protect the life of unborn human beings. They also expressed their […]

Tragic Toll of Divorce on Kids Highlighted by New Book

Tragic Toll of Divorce on Kids Highlighted by New Book

(Christian Institute) — The heartbreaking effects of divorce on children have been highlighted by a new book, which gives them a platform to share their experiences. “Splitting Up: A Child’s Guide to a Grown Up Problem,” produced by leading family law firm Mishcon de Reya, includes testimonies from children and teenagers whose parents have divorced. […]

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