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American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Moved to Political Prisoner Ward

An American pastor imprisoned in Iran has been moved to a political prisoner ward and out of the murderer ward of the dangerous prison where he has been incarcerated since November of this year. As previously reported, Pastor Saeed Abedini of Idaho, a former Muslim turned Christian, left Iran in 2005 and moved to the […]

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Atheist Afghan Granted Asylum in the UK

ENGLAND – For the first time in the nation’s history, a person has been granted asylum in the UK on the basis of their non-religious beliefs. The man, an Afghan citizen who requested to remain anonymous, was granted protection by the UK as a refugee because he is an atheist. He came to the UK […]

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American Missionary Sentenced to 15 Years Hard Labor in North Korea Pleads for U.S. Intervention

PYONGYANG, North Korea – Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Pyongyang on Monday, an American missionary sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea pleaded for U.S. intervention to secure his release. “I would like to plead with the U.S. government, press and my family to stop worsening my situation by making […]

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‘Extremely Significant’ 2,000-Year-Old Dyed Fabrics Discovered in Israel

ISRAEL – Antiquity experts in Israel recently announced the discovery of 2,000-year-old dyed fabrics—an extremely rare find that supports a biblical reference in the book of Acts. In a statement released late last month, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the discovery of extremely rare dyes found in ancient fabric fragments. The fabrics were initially […]

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Top UK Christian Judge Issued Judicial Misconduct Warning for Defending Biblical Marriage

ENGLAND – The official body with responsibility for judicial conduct in the UK has chastised a leading High Court judge, who is also a Christian, over comments asserting that biblical marriage is the best option for society. Sir Paul Coleridge was given a formal warning by the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) because he promoted […]

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Israeli Government Announces Free Abortions for Women Ages 20 to 33

ISRAEL – The Israeli government has announced that it will begin offering free abortions to women who are between the ages of 20 and 33. According to The Times of Israel, Dr. Yonatan Halevy—head of Israel’s Health Ministry commission—recently announced changes to the country’s government-subsidized “health basket.” As a result of the changes, which were […]

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Atheist Sunday Assembly Sees ‘Church’ Split Due to Ideological Differences

Months after it launched its ’40 Dates and 40 Nights’ roadshow, the atheist ‘church’ known as Sunday Assembly has experienced a split from one of its congregations, which decided to form their own group due to ideological differences. As previously reported, in January of last year, British stand-up comedians Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans organized a […]

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American Evangelist Arrested for the Second Time in the UK for Alleged ‘Homophobic’ Comments

DUNDEE, Scotland – An American evangelist was arrested for the second time in the UK while open air preaching this week. Evangelist Tony Miano, a retired police officer from California, was arrested for breach of peace in Dundee, Scotland this Wednesday following a complaint that he had preached against homosexuality. Miano had been preaching about […]

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German Judge Bars Family From Immigrating to Country Where Homeschooling is Legal

DARMSTADT, Germany – A judge in Germany has barred a family in Darmstadt from immigrating to another country where homeschooling is legal, and refused to return custody of the children to their parents. As previously reported, approximately 20 social workers, police officers and special agents swarmed the home of Dirk and Petra Wunderlich last August […]

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Report: Global Christian Martyrdom Doubled in 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The number of Christians killed for their faith doubled in 2013, according to a newly-released report on the international persecution of Christians. Each year, Open Doors USA releases its World Watch List (WWL), in which it outlines the top 50 most dangerous places to live as a Christian. In this year’s report, […]

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