Catholics Worldwide Observe All Souls Day Praying for Dead to Shorten Time in ‘Purgatory’

Catholics Worldwide Observe All Souls Day Praying for Dead to Shorten Time in ‘Purgatory’

Roman Catholics worldwide observed All Saints Day on Tuesday and All Souls Day on Wednesday, days on the liturgical calendar set aside to remember deceased loved ones—to visit their graves and to pray for their time to be shortened in what Catholics believe is a place called Purgatory. “Part of the Church’s teachings, when you […]

University of Toronto Students Disrupt Speech of Professor Refusing to Use ‘Transgender’ Pronouns

University of Toronto Students Disrupt Speech of Professor Refusing to Use ‘Transgender’ Pronouns

TORONTO — A rally speech by a professor at the University of Toronto who refuses to use politically correct pronouns in addressing those with gender dysphoria was recently disrupted by upset students. Jordan Peterson, a professor of psychology at the university, opposes the proposed Canadian bill C-16, which adds “gender identity and gender expression to the list of […]

‘Pope Francis’ Marks Reformation by Calling for Reconciliation Between Lutherans, Catholics

‘Pope Francis’ Marks Reformation by Calling for Reconciliation Between Lutherans, Catholics

LUND, Sweden — Jorge Bergoglio, also known as “Pope Francis,” marked the 499th anniversary of the Reformation on Monday with an ecumenical prayer gathering in Sweden, where he called for reconciliation between Lutherans and Roman Catholics. According to reports, the head of the Lutheran World Federation, Bishop Munib Younan, was present for the event at […]

UK Prison Worker Barred from Chapel Services for Quoting Bible on Homosexuality Granted Appeal

UK Prison Worker Barred from Chapel Services for Quoting Bible on Homosexuality Granted Appeal

CAMBRIDGESHIRE, U.K. — A Christian prison worker who was barred from participating in chapel services after quoting a Scripture that references homosexuality has been granted permission to appeal a ruling from earlier this year striking down his discrimination claim. A hearing had been held last week over the matter, which has now resulted in approval to appeal the […]

Emergency Order Broadening Turkey’s Powers to Deport Foreigners Concerns Christians

Emergency Order Broadening Turkey’s Powers to Deport Foreigners Concerns Christians

TURKEY (Morning Star News) – An emergency order issued over the weekend makes it significantly easier for Turkey to deport expatriates, further unsettling  foreign Christians after the government this month ordered the deportation two U.S. Christians. The directive eliminates the need for a court decision before a foreigner can be deported, amending sections of the […]

Christian Parents Sue After Being Told Daughter Could Be Taken Away for Not Letting Her Be Boy

Christian Parents Sue After Being Told Daughter Could Be Taken Away for Not Letting Her Be Boy

The Christian parents of a 14-year-old girl in the United Kingdom who says that she wants to be a boy have filed suit against authorities who are siding with the teen and want to force her parents to allow the girl to undergo a “gender transition.” The parents’ attorney, Michael Phillips, has advised that if they […]

Archaeologists Find Battle Site Where Romans Breached Jerusalem Walls

Archaeologists Find Battle Site Where Romans Breached Jerusalem Walls

(The Times of Israel) — Israeli archaeologists found the site of a fierce battle where the Roman army bombarded and breached the walls of Jerusalem before conquering the city and destroying the Second Temple almost 2,000 years ago, officials said Thursday. They said that the discovery, made last winter during an excavation of a construction […]

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