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Christian Speaker Detained at Canadian Border Over Opposition to Homosexuality

American citizen and Christian speaker Peter LaBarbera was detained at the Canadian border and denied entry to the country as a result of his work opposing homosexuality, according to reports. LaBarbera, who is director of the United States-based group Americans for Truth about Homosexuality and was scheduled to speak at the Saskatchewan Pro-Life Association this weekend, stated that […]

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Chinese Church Faces Forced Demolition for Refusing to Remove Cross

Wenzhou, Zhejiang – A Three-Self Patriotic Movement church in China’s coastal Zhejiang province is facing demolition after refusing to remove the cross that tops the building. “When the Party Secretary Xia Baolong visited the local areas, he found the cross on top of the church very conspicuous. So he ordered that it be demolished. Then, […]

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Gunmen Kill Three in Terrorist Attack on Kenyan Church

MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) – Two gunmen stormed a packed church near the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa on Sunday and opened fire on worshippers, killing three people and wounding others, in what police called a terrorist attack. One witness said the gunmen shouted out in a foreign language before shooting indiscriminately at the congregation. Blood-spattered […]

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Aborted U.K. Babies Treated as Clinical Waste, Burned to Heat Hospitals

UNITED KINGDOM – The remains of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies in the U.K. were incinerated as clinical waste or burned to heat hospitals, according to findings from a recent investigation. Reporters with Channel 4’s Dispatches television program revealed that numerous hospitals in the U.K. treated aborted and miscarried babies as waste. When the […]

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Sharing Christ in South Asia Means Sacrifice

Following Christ can be deadly in South Asia. According to Open Doors USA, “Pastors are frequently beaten up or killed, church buildings destroyed, and converts forced to flee their homes.” However, people in this region desperately need to hear the Gospel. One country in South Asia holds the most unreached people groups in the entire […]

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Chinese Government Threatens to Shut Down Christian Care Center

Authorities threatened to shut down a house church-run care center for the homeless, disabled, orphaned and elderly on March 19 in the southern province of Guangdong, claiming the center was housed in a building that was not legally registered. The Huizhou Loving Care Center, a branch of the original Christian care center in Shenzhen, Guangdong, […]

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Obama Meets with Pope Francis for First Time: ‘We Didn’t Talk a Whole Lot About Social Schisms’

ROME – Barack Obama visited the Vatican on Thursday, sitting down for the first time with Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic religion. Obama was joined by Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Adviser Susan Rice, among other aides who accompanied him for the trip. “We actually didn’t talk a whole […]

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Christian Guesthouse Owners Accused of Homosexual Discrimination Fight Back in European Court

ENGLAND – Two British Christian guesthouse owners accused of discriminating against homosexuals by offering rooms only to married couples will take their case directly to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). Jeff and Sue Green, who run Highland Moors Guesthouse, state that they lost their faith in the British court system after the UK […]

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Five Suspects in Slaying of Turkish Christians Out of Jail

Five Turkish Muslims who allegedly admitted slaughtering three Christians during a Bible study in Turkey more than seven years ago have been released from jail pending their trials because of a new national law that forbids extended pretrial detention. According to court testimony, the suspects allegedly went to the Zirve Publishing House in Malayta, Turkey, […]

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Iraqi Bill to Legalize Child ‘Marriage’ Sparks Outrage

A contentious draft law being considered in Iraq could open the door to girls as young as nine getting married and would require wives to submit to sex on their husband’s whim, provoking outrage from rights activists and many Iraqis who see it as a step backward for women’s rights. The measure, aimed at creating […]

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