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Muslims to Offer Jumaa Prayers at Washington’s National Cathedral

WASHINGTON – For the first time in American history, Muslims will offer prayers at the historic National Cathedral located in the heart of Washington, D.C., likely raising concerns from many across the country. While the national cathedral has hosted interfaith gatherings in the past, the Islamic Jumaa prayers to be presented this Friday at the historic […]

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Voters in Colorado, North Dakota Reject Pro-Life Personhood Amendments

The pro-life personhood movement lost Tuesday in North Dakota and Colorado, with voters rejecting amendments to grant the unborn constitutional rights. In North Dakota — a strongly anti-abortion state considered the personhood movement’s best chance of victory — the proposed ballot measure would have amended the state constitution to say the “inalienable right to life […]

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Colorado Teen Sues School for Banning Prayer Gathering During Free Period

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Attorneys representing a Christian teenager in Colorado have filed a legal challenge on behalf of the student after he and other students were prohibited from meeting to sing, pray and discuss religious topics during their free period. Pine Creek High School Senior Chase Windebank had been leading the group for the past […]

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50 Arrested After Muslim Mob Throws Christian Couple Into Fire, Burning Them to Ashes

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Fifty Muslims were arrested last week in Pakistan for being involved in a 1,000-member mob that beat a Christian couple and then threw them into the fire over accusations that they had desecrated the Koran. Shama Bibi, 28, and Shahzad Masih, 32, lost their lives on Tuesday being burnt to ashes after […]

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Christian Bakers Who Declined ‘Support Gay Marriage’ Cake Ordered to Pay or Face Legal Action

NEWTONABBEY, North Ireland – A Christian bakery in Northern Ireland has been ordered to pay compensation or face legal action after an equality commission declared that it was guilty of committing “unlawful religious, political and sexual orientation discrimination” for declining to make a Bert and Ernie cake that bore the phrase “support gay marriage.” As previously reported, […]

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Lesbian Houston Mayor Ordered to Stop Providing Benefits to ‘Spouses’ of Homosexual Employees

HOUSTON – In a see-saw battle over the matter, a state judge in Texas has ordered the outspoken lesbian mayor of Houston along with other city officials to stop providing life and health insurance benefits to the partners of homosexual employees. Houston mayor Annise Parker—who has been in the headlines recently after attorneys for the city […]

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Wiccan Priest Opens Alabama City Council Meeting With Invocation to ‘Gentle Goddess, Loving God’

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Wiccan priest opened an Alabama city council meeting with an invocation to the ‘gentle goddess and loving god’ this past week in an effort to make the prayers that open each session more diverse, appeasing church-state separation groups. “O gentle goddess and loving god, we thank you for the beauties and […]

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North Korea Suddenly Frees American Missionary Sentenced to Hard Labor in Country

PYONGYANG — An American missionary sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea has been suddenly set free by North Korean officials and is on his way back to the United States, government representatives confirm. As previously reported, Kenneth Bae, who operates a tourist company in Washington state, was arrested not far from the […]

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Chinese Government Threatens to Auction Detained Pastor’s Home, Leaving Family Homeless

Nanle County, Henan – When Nanle County Christian Church pastor, Zhang Shaojie, was sentenced for his fabricated crimes of “gathering a crowd to disrupt public order” and fraud, he was ordered to pay a fine of 700,000 yuan (US $114,000) in addition to serving 12 years in prison. Thursday night, the Nanle County government issued […]

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Ban on Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Upheld By Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Reversing Trend

CINCINNATI – The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld state bans on same-sex “marriage” in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee on Thursday, reversing a year-long trend in the federal courts to strike down such state restrictions as being unconstitutional. “A dose of humility makes us hesitant to condemn as unconstitutionally irrational a view of marriage shared not long […]

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