UK Scientists Granted Approval to Genetically Modify Human Embryos

UK Scientists Granted Approval to Genetically Modify Human Embryos

LONDON — Scientists in the United Kingdom were granted approval this week to genetically modify human embryos in studying what causes miscarriages during pregnancy. The Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA) gave the green light to the technique known as Crispr-Cas9 on Monday, but added the condition that researchers first also obtain approval from an ethics […]

Chinese House Church Member Confined to Home After Release From Mental Hospital

Chinese House Church Member Confined to Home After Release From Mental Hospital

BEIJING, China (China Aid) — Beijing authorities placed a house church member under strict watch in his home after his November-release from a 20-month confinement in a mental hospital, during which time he was forcibly dosed with psychiatric medication. On Jan. 24, 2014, authorities placed 15 members of Holy Love Fellowship Church, a house church […]

Al Shabaab Kills Christians in Raid on Village in Coastal Kenya

Al Shabaab Kills Christians in Raid on Village in Coastal Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – In a pre-dawn raid on a predominantly Christian area in coastal Kenya on Sunday (Jan. 31), Islamic extremist Al Shabaab rebels killed at least four Christians, beheading one of them, area sources said. In the Kaisari area of Maporomoko village, near Pandanguo about 25 miles inland from the Indian Ocean […]

Unitarian Congregation Becomes First in UK to Offer ‘Transgender Baptisms’

Unitarian Congregation Becomes First in UK to Offer ‘Transgender Baptisms’

MANCHESTER, U.K. — A Unitarian congregation in the U.K. has announced that it is now offering baptisms for “transgender” members after a couple began attending services with their son, who identifies as a girl. Jean Clements, the worship leader at New Chapel Unitarian and Free Christian Church in Tameside near Manchester, told the BBC that she proposed […]

‘I’ve Changed My Mind’: Homosexual Rights Activist Now Supports Fined Christian Bakers

‘I’ve Changed My Mind’: Homosexual Rights Activist Now Supports Fined Christian Bakers

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — A homosexual rights activist states that he has changed his mind and now supports the rights of a Christian bakery that was fined last year for declining to print the phrase “support gay marriage” on a cake. He says that while discrimination against people is wrong, rejecting ideas is indeed lawful. […]

ISIS Claims Responsibility as Dozens Killed in Syrian Bombings

ISIS Claims Responsibility as Dozens Killed in Syrian Bombings

(RT) — A series of blasts have struck the outskirts of Syria’s capital, Damascus. At least 45 people were killed in the mainly Shiite neighbourhood, Syria’s Interior Ministry reported. The Islamic State terrorist group has taken responsibility for the attacks. According to the ministry, “more than 45 people were killed and dozens were injured.” Police […]

ISIS Video Threatens Attack on Western World Worse Than 9/11 for Crushing Muslim Rule in Spain

ISIS Video Threatens Attack on Western World Worse Than 9/11 for Crushing Muslim Rule in Spain

The barbaric Islamic group ISIS, which identifies itself as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, released a video on Saturday that threatened an attack on the Western world worse than 9/11 and last year’s Paris attacks out of revenge for Spaniards crushing Muslim rule in ancient Andalusia 500 years ago. The video, believed to […]

Euthanasia Continues to Rise in Belgium

Euthanasia Continues to Rise in Belgium

(BioEdge) — The number of euthanasia cases annually in Belgium has exceeded two thousand for the first time since the controversial practice was legalised in 2002. The new statistics, released by Belgium’s Federal Evaluation and Control Commission for Euthanasia, put the total of recorded cases in 2015 at 2021 (a rise of over 100 cases […]

Suicide Bombings in Nigeria Leave 26 Dead, Dozens Injured

Suicide Bombings in Nigeria Leave 26 Dead, Dozens Injured

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suicide attacks on two predominantly Christian communities in northeast Nigeria this week left at least 26 persons dead and dozens of others injured, sources said. At noon today a suicide bomber suspected to have been sent by the Islamic extremist Boko Haram group detonated explosives in a crowded market in Gombi, […]

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