Rick Warren, T.D. Jakes, Joel Osteen Express Excitement Over ‘Pope Francis’ Visit

Rick Warren, T.D. Jakes, Joel Osteen Express Excitement Over ‘Pope Francis’ Visit

As the Roman Catholic head Jorge Bergoglio, who is known as “Pope Francis,” traveled to the United States this past week for a six-day visit, megachurch leaders Rick Warren, T.D. Jakes and Joel Osteen expressed their excitement and support for the papal pomp and circumstance. On Wednesday, T.D. Jakes of The Potter’s House posted a […]

Doctor Expelled from Boston Hospital for Statements About Health Dangers of Homosexuality

Doctor Expelled from Boston Hospital for Statements About Health Dangers of Homosexuality

BOSTON — A Massachusetts urologist has been expelled by a Boston hospital for making statements on an internal online portal expressing concern about the health dangers of same-sex sexual activity. Dr. Paul Church serves as a urology professor at Harvard University and also has admitting privileges at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he has seen […]

School Issues Apology Over Assignment Asserting Evolution Opponents ‘Are Trying to Mislead You’

School Issues Apology Over Assignment Asserting Evolution Opponents ‘Are Trying to Mislead You’

DELTONA, Fla. — Officials at a middle school in Florida have issued an apology after parents expressed concern over a science assignment that told students that evolution is not a theory and those who would believe otherwise “are trying to mislead you.” According to reports, an unspecified number parents of students at Heritage Middle School […]

Group Demands Removal of ‘God Bless the Military’ Sign Over Religious Reference

Group Demands Removal of ‘God Bless the Military’ Sign Over Religious Reference

KANEOHE, Hawaii — A group that seeks to separate God from the military is demanding the relocation or removal of a sign at a Marine base in Hawaii that asks God’s blessing on the Armed Forces. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) sent an email this week to Col. Sean Killeen, the commanding officer of Marine […]

Presidential Hopefuls Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee Praise ‘Pope’ as ‘Proclaimer of Truth’

Presidential Hopefuls Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee Praise ‘Pope’ as ‘Proclaimer of Truth’

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee offered words of praise and support for the Roman Catholic pontiff known as Francis this week as he landed in the United States for a six-day visit. On Wednesday, a piece penned by Cruz was featured in The Federalist lauding that “[i]n an era when many […]

Danish Teen Who Killed Mother with Adult Islamic Boyfriend Sentenced to Nine Years

Danish Teen Who Killed Mother with Adult Islamic Boyfriend Sentenced to Nine Years

KVISSEL, Denmark — A Danish teen who allegedly stabbed her mother to death along with her adult Islamic boyfriend last October has been sentenced to serve nine years behind bars. Lisa Borch, then 15, had reportedly been arguing with her mother, Tina Römer Holtegaard, in the weeks leading up to the incident. Holtegaard had urged her […]

‘I Unite Myself’: ‘Pope’ Calls Muslims ‘Brothers and Sisters’ in Message at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

‘I Unite Myself’: ‘Pope’ Calls Muslims ‘Brothers and Sisters’ in Message at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

NEW YORK — During a speech at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Thursday night, the Roman Catholic pontiff known as Francis offered prayers for his Muslim “brothers and sisters” on the Islamic Feast of Sacrifice following word of a deadly stampede during the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. “I would like to express two […]

U.S. Senate Fails to Obtain Sufficient Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

U.S. Senate Fails to Obtain Sufficient Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate failed to obtain sufficient votes to the defund the abortion giant Planned Parenthood on Thursday, rejecting a bill that would help keep the government open because it contained the defunding provision. Senators voted 52-47 this afternoon against the bill, which would have reallocated one year’s worth of funding—$235 million dollars—bookmarked […]

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Tasered, Threatened with New Criminal Charges

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Tasered, Threatened with New Criminal Charges

KARAJ, Iran — An American pastor imprisoned in Iran was interrogated, abused and threatened with new criminal charges on Wednesday, according to a new report. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which has been fighting for the release of Saeed Abedini, states that Iranian intelligence officers questioned the pastor yesterday and were both […]

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