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Woman Who Faced Hanging for Rejecting Islam Flees to Rome Into ‘Blessing’ of Pope

ROME – A Catholic woman who has been receiving international attention for rejecting Islam despite facing a death sentence fled to Rome on Thursday and met with the Roman Catholic pontiff–a development that has raised concerns about the continued acceptance of Catholicism as Christianity. As previously reported, Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was officially sentenced on May 15th after she […]

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Congress Ponders Plight of Sudanese Woman Who Faced Hanging for Rejecting Islam

WASHINGTON – The plight of a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to hang for refusing to convert to Islam but later freed was the focus of discussion during a Congressional hearing on Wednesday. As previously reported, Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was officially sentenced on May 15th after she was convicted of apostasy against Islam after she refused […]

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Canadian ‘Transgender’ Boy Receives New Birth Certificate Declaring Him a Girl

A young Comox boy is among the first 30 British Columbians to re-designate their gender on their birth certificates after new legislation was passed earlier this year allowing the change — but his mission’s not over yet. Harriette Cunningham, 11, was born a boy named Declan, but it wasn’t long before he began to assert that something […]

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Group Warns UN Treaty on Persons with Disabilities Can Override Will of Parents

PURCELLVILLE, Va. – A Christian homeschooling organization is warning that a UN treaty approved this week by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee may threaten the rights of American parents to make their own decisions about their child’s care if that child is disabled. On Tuesday, the Committee voted 12-6 in favor of the UN Convention […]

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Assisted Suicide Strongly Criticized in UK House of Lords

Peers have passionately spoken out against a UK law to introduce assisted suicide, with one disabled baroness describing the proposals as a “runaway train”. Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, who uses a wheelchair and has spinal muscular atrophy, said: “My own experience of progressive deterioration has taught me that there is no situation that cannot be […]

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Non-Hindu Religious Activity Banned in Some Indian Villages

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Church leaders in India have asked national and Chhattisgarh state officials to reverse a ban on non-Hindu religious activity that more than 50 villages have reportedly adopted. The head of the Religious Liberty Commission of the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) wrote to Union and Chhattisgarh officials on July 10 […]

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Ecumenical Leader Tied to Papal Meeting to Unite Catholics, Evangelicals Dies in Crash

Tony Palmer, the former South African director of Kenneth Copeland Ministries who recently used a cellphone camera to record Pope Francis issuing an appeal for unity between Catholics and Christians, died Sunday after a motorcycle crash in the United Kingdom. In January, Palmer held the smartphone that recorded Pope Francis calling on all Christians to set aside […]

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Persecuted Family of Imprisoned Chinese Pastor Escapes to U.S.

DALLAS – The family of a Chinese pastor that is imprisoned in the country has escaped to the United States and will be cared for by a local church while they wait to hear whether they will be granted asylum in the nation. Pastor Shaojie Zhang of Nanle County Christian Church in Henan Province, China was […]

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Incest Next ‘Civil Right’? Judge Reprimanded for Suggesting Incest is Legal

SYDNEY, Australia – A judge in southeastern Australia has been partially suspended after he declared that the culture’s acceptance of homosexuality will lead to a normalization of incest. According to a report last week from The Sydney Morning Herald, Garry Neilson is a district court judge in Sydney, Australia. In a recent sexual assault case, […]

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Swedish Midwife Denied Employment for Being Pro-Life

JÖNKÖPING, Sweden – Alliance Defending Freedom has filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the district court of Jönköping County Council in Sweden on behalf of a midwife whom three different medical clinics denied employment because she will not assist with abortions. “No one deserves to be denied a job simply because she is pro-life,” said ADF […]

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