Egyptian Muslim Cleric Receives Suspended Prison Sentence for Burning Bible

Egyptian Muslim Cleric Receives Suspended Prison Sentence for Burning Bible

CAIRO (AP) — A hard-line Muslim cleric received an 11-year suspended sentence Sunday for tearing up and burning a Bible, Egypt’s official news agency said. Cairo’s Nasr City court sentenced Ahmed Abdullah and his son was given a suspended sentence of eight years over the same incident, the Middle East News Agency reported. The two […]

Appeals Court Orders Obama Admin to Respond to Christian Homeschooling Family’s Rehearing Request

Appeals Court Orders Obama Admin to Respond to Christian Homeschooling Family’s Rehearing Request

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered the United States Justice Department to respond to a rehearing request filed by attorneys for a Christian homeschooling family that is seeking asylum in the states. As previously reported, the Sixth Circuit ruled against Uwe and Hannelore Romeike last month, opining that the requirement that their children […]

Dinosaur Skin Discovery Threatens to Debunk Long-Held Evolutionary Assumptions

Dinosaur Skin Discovery Threatens to Debunk Long-Held Evolutionary Assumptions

GRAND PRAIRIE – The discovery by Canadian researchers of well-preserved dinosaur remains has proven to be a direct challenge to longstanding evolutionary assumptions. In June of last year, a group of scientists with Canadian Light Source (CLS)—a research team dedicated primarily to studying the composition of matter via synchrotron science—unearthed a fascinating dinosaur fossil in […]

Pope Francis: ‘Gay Lobby’ Exists Inside Vatican

Pope Francis: ‘Gay Lobby’ Exists Inside Vatican

(CNN) – Pope Francis said a ‘gay lobby’ exists inside the Vatican, a surprising disclosure from a pope who has already delivered his share of stunners, and a resurrection of church conflicts that had bedeviled his predecessor’s papacy. “In the Curia,” Francis said, referring to Catholicism’s central bureaucracy, “there are holy people. But there is […]

Canadian Sex Workers Rally to Decriminalize Prostitution

Canadian Sex Workers Rally to Decriminalize Prostitution

Sex workers and their supporters marched and rallied in several Canadian cities Saturday to call for the decriminalization of prostitution, days before a Supreme Court hearing on whether laws restricting the sale of sex should be tossed out. Dozens of demonstrators brandished red umbrellas — a symbol for sex workers’ rights — and chanted “Sex […]

Belgian Parliament Poised to Approve Child Euthanasia Law

Belgian Parliament Poised to Approve Child Euthanasia Law

The Belgian Federal Parliament is reportedly about to expand its controversial “right to die” policies to include access to euthanasia for some gravely ill children. A consensus among members of the legislative body has reportedly formed in support of legislation to allow children to choose to undergo euthanasia in certain dire cases, according to a […]

Afghan Boys Recount Friends Yelling ‘We are Children!’ as American Soldier Gunned Down Villagers

Afghan Boys Recount Friends Yelling ‘We are Children!’ as American Soldier Gunned Down Villagers

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Several Afghan children appeared via video in court Wednesday, recounting the night that an American soldier conducted a raid on their village and shot a number of their friends and family dead. Young boys told the court that when Staff Sergeant Robert Bales entered their village last year with the […]

El Salvador’s Supreme Court Rejects Abortion Case; Points to Personhood of Child

The Salvadoran high court rejected the over-hyped claims of abortion advocates in favor of common-sense protections for mother and child on Wednesday. The ruling upholds El Salvador’s constitutional protection of the right to life beginning at fertilization. Over the past few months, international abortion activists have exploited the case of a 22-year-old Salvadoran woman known […]

Wife of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran to Plead for Husband Before United Nations Council

Wife of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran to Plead for Husband Before United Nations Council

GENEVA — The wife of an American pastor imprisoned in Iran for planting house churches in the country over a decade ago is scheduled to speak before the Human Rights Council of the United Nations on Monday. Naghmeh Abedini and the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) have been meeting with various countries and […]