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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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Sustainable Christian Children’s Home a Foundation for a Better Future

(MNN) — Exponential impact is just one of the benefits of self-sufficient ministries. Vision Beyond Borders is working with a home in Burma to establish more self-sufficient programs as part of their Vision for Children program. Dyann Romeijn of VBB says self-sufficiency for their ministry is a must in case they are forced to leave […]

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The Path Less Taken: Homeschooling in Singapore

SINGAPORE – Registration for primary school started on July 3, and parents of six-year-olds across the country will be watching the number of spots available at their school of choice very closely over the next few weeks. Families who have decided on homeschooling, however, have chosen to forego this uniquely Singaporean exercise. On average, about […]

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Christians Killed in Attacks on Coastal Region of Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two Christians near Kenya’s coast were killed Monday night (July 7) following attacks by suspected Islamic extremists over the weekend on two predominantly Christian villages that left more than 30 people dead, sources said. In the attack Monday night, the assailants arrived at Covenant Church, three kilometers north of […]

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Christian Bakery May Face Legal Action for Refusing to Bake ‘Gay’ Bert and Ernie Cake

NEWTONABBEY, North Ireland – A Christian bakery in Northern Ireland may face legal action after it recently refused to bake a Bert and Ernie cake bearing the phrase “Support gay marriage.” In May of this year, Ashers Baking Company in Newtonabbey—founded by Christians and named after Genesis 49:20—was approached by a same-sex “marriage” supporter to bake the […]

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French Ban on Muslim Face Veils Upheld by European Rights Court

The European Court of Human Rights has upheld a ban by France on wearing the Muslim full-face veil – the niqab. A case was brought by a 24-year-old French woman, who argued that the ban on wearing the veil in public violated her freedom of religion and expression. French law says nobody can wear in […]

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Christian Suspended After Muslim Colleague Complains She Prayed with Her

LONDON – A Christian occupational therapist has been disciplined for praying for a Muslim colleague, despite being encouraged by the colleague to talk about her faith. Victoria Wasteney, Head of Occupational Therapy at the East London NHS trust, prayed for the newly-qualified Muslim worker after she expressed concerns about her health. When Victoria offered to […]

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