UK Pastor Under Investigation After Calling Homosexual Pride Fest ‘Carnival of Perverted Carnality’

UK Pastor Under Investigation After Calling Homosexual Pride Fest ‘Carnival of Perverted Carnality’

NORWICH —  A pastor in the United Kingdom was recently visited at his home by police and is now under an official criminal investigation after he sent an email to organizers of a homosexual pride event expressing his concern over what he called an “unashamed carnival of perverted carnality.” Alan Clifford of Norwich Reformed Church […]

Armed German Officials Swarm Home, Seize Couple’s Homeschooled Children

Armed German Officials Swarm Home, Seize Couple’s Homeschooled Children

DARMSTADT, Germany –– German officials raided the home of a homeschooling family this week and seized all four children, declaring that the parents would not see them ‘anytime soon.’ The Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) reports that the incident took place on Thursday morning, as approximately 20 social workers, police officers and special agents swarmed […]

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Calls Upon Iran to Release Imprisoned American Pastor

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Calls Upon Iran to Release Imprisoned American Pastor

WASHINGTON —  United States Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement this week calling upon the Iranian government to release an imprisoned American pastor, as well as two other American citizens who are believed to be unlawfully held in the country. As previously reported, Saeed Abedini, who fled Iran in 2005 and moved to […]

U.S. to Send Special Envoy to North Korea in Attempt to Secure Release of American Missionary

U.S. to Send Special Envoy to North Korea in Attempt to Secure Release of American Missionary

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of State has announced that it will be sending a special envoy to North Korea this weekend in an attempt to secure the release of an American missionary that has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in the country. The government announced the visit on Tuesday, outlining that […]

Court Rejects Appeal of Eight-Year Prison Sentence for American Pastor Incarcerated in Iran

Court Rejects Appeal of Eight-Year Prison Sentence for American Pastor Incarcerated in Iran

TEHRAN — An appeals court in Iran has rejected an appeal on behalf of an American pastor incarcerated in one of the most notorious prisons in the country, and has refused to reduce his sentence despite growing international pressure. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which has been fighting for the release of […]

Judge: Ugandan Homosexual Activist Group Can Sue American Pastor for ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

Judge: Ugandan Homosexual Activist Group Can Sue American Pastor for ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

SPRINGFIELD — A federal judge has refused to dismiss an international lawsuit filed by a Ugandan homosexual activist group, which accuses an American pastor of committing ‘crimes against humanity’ for speaking out against homosexual behavior in the country. As previously reported, Massachusetts Pastor Scott Lively, author of The Pink Swastika, had visited the nation of Uganda […]

Indonesian School Official Wants Female Students to Take Virginity Tests Before High School

Indonesian School Official Wants Female Students to Take Virginity Tests Before High School

PRABUMULIH, Indonesia – An education official in Indonesia sparked a firestorm of criticism after he suggested that teenage girls should undergo virginity tests before entering high school. Muhammad Rasyid is the education chief in Prabumulih, Indonesia—a city of 130,000 in South Sumatra. Indonesia is a southeast Asian country with a population of 240 million. Over […]

Christian Aid Agency Announces Plans to Airlift 3,400 Persecuted Christians from Sudan

Christian Aid Agency Announces Plans to Airlift 3,400 Persecuted Christians from Sudan

SUDAN – Following increased persecution in northern Africa, a major Christian organization has announced plans to evacuate over 3,000 Christians from Sudan in coming months. Since South Sudan seceded from its northern counterpart two years ago, Christians in Sudan have suffered under heavy persecution from the predominantly Islamic culture, where Sharia law is enforced. Demographic […]

Egyptian Christians, Copts Endure Horrific Persecution As Violence and Unrest Continue

Egyptian Christians, Copts Endure Horrific Persecution As Violence and Unrest Continue

EGYPT – As violent unrest continues to throw Egypt into chaos, Christians are increasingly finding themselves to be the targets of persecution and abuse. Presently, the greatest threat to Egyptian Christians comes from supporters of Mohamed Morsi—the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated president who was ousted last month. According to recent statistics, only 13% of Egypt’s 85 million […]

Scottish Court Fines Twitter User $60,000 for Disparaging Homosexuality

Scottish Court Fines Twitter User $60,000 for Disparaging Homosexuality

EDINBURGH – A high court in Scotland has charged a man with the equivalent of over $60,000 for criticizing a homosexual woman on Twitter. Earlier this month, the Court of Session in Edinburgh—known as the supreme civil court of Scotland—ruled that 54-year-old David Shuttleton should give Jaye Richards-Hill $62,000 as restitution for Tweets he posted […]