‘Pope Francis’ Claims Mary Was ‘Assumed Into Heaven Body and Soul’ on Feast of Assumption

‘Pope Francis’ Claims Mary Was ‘Assumed Into Heaven Body and Soul’ on Feast of Assumption

ROME — Jorge Bergoglio, also known as “Pope Francis,” asked for Mary to intercede for the oppressed on Monday and claimed to the thousands gathered to observe what is known as the Roman Catholic “Feast of the Assumption” that she had been “assumed into Heaven body and soul.” “To the Queen of Peace, who we contemplate today in […]

Indonesian Christians Stand Strong Despite Violent Threats

Indonesian Christians Stand Strong Despite Violent Threats

Indonesia (Mission Network News) — Despite facing threats of violence in the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, a group of Christians in Indonesia is standing strong. According to Bruce Allen of Forgotten Missionaries International, a group of believers, led by FMI-supported church planter Pastor Yudianto, was holding a meeting when about […]

Actor Hugh Grant Mocks Biblical Marriage as ‘Unromantic’

Actor Hugh Grant Mocks Biblical Marriage as ‘Unromantic’

(Christian Institute) — Hugh Grant has described marriage as “unromantic” and said casual affairs keep marriages together. The British actor, well known for his roles in romantic comedies, made the comments during an interview with controversial radio host Howard Stern. Grant is currently promoting his latest film in the U.S. and admitted he likes the […]

‘I’m So Glad I Didn’t Listen’: Mother Who Rejected Advice to Abort Proves Doctor Wrong

‘I’m So Glad I Didn’t Listen’: Mother Who Rejected Advice to Abort Proves Doctor Wrong

BRISBANE, Australia — A mother from Australia is expressing her thankfulness after refusing advice to abort her son, who was born with his intestines outside of his body. Holly Hodgson of Brisbane was informed during her 12-week scan that her son had gastroschisis. “The radiologist said it would be fine, but then when I went to […]

Report: Fallujah Refugees Coming to Christ

Report: Fallujah Refugees Coming to Christ

Iraq (Mission Network News) — We’ve kept you updated on the situation in Fallujah, Iraq, the town under ISIS control that was recently reclaimed by Iraqi troops. Thousands of people from Fallujah had fled to a nearby refugee town dubbed the City of Refuge. Frontiers USA tells us in the last 18 months, through the […]

Report: Local Chinese Government Terminates Welfare for Christians

Report: Local Chinese Government Terminates Welfare for Christians

ZUNYI, Guizhou (Mission Network News) — A local governing body in China’s central Guizhou province announced the termination of welfare for Christians who attend church activities on July 2, mirroring a similar incident that occurred two years prior. Mou, a house church member, said, “[Officials verbally] announced on July 2 that Christians could not have […]

Suicide Bombing Targets Pakistani Hospital

Suicide Bombing Targets Pakistani Hospital

Pakistan (Mission Network News) — A hospital in Quetta, Pakistan was attacked by a suicide bomber yesterday. The latest report from Monday evening says the explosion left at least 74 people dead, and 50 wounded. That death toll is expected to rise. The group of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar has claimed responsibility for the blast. They are a […]

‘Extreme Natural Disaster’: Scientists Find Evidence Supporting Chinese Account of Great Flood

‘Extreme Natural Disaster’: Scientists Find Evidence Supporting Chinese Account of Great Flood

QINGHAI PROVINCE, China – A new report suggests that China’s Great Flood legend is based on a real event, leading others to ponder if similar flood legends around the world are rooted in real history. In an article published last week in the journal “Science,” a team of 16 researchers examine a prominent Chinese flood […]