Believers Undeterred After Militants Set Fire to Sri Lanka Church

Believers Undeterred After Militants Set Fire to Sri Lanka Church

Sri Lanka (Mission Network News) — Sri Lanka is known as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean.” The moniker describes a beautiful picture, but the struggles reveal something darker. It’s considered the third most religious country in the world. Although the constitution guarantees religious freedom while favoring Buddhism, minority Protestants have experienced violent persecution as […]

ISIS Releases Video Showing Toddler Executing Prisoner in Children’s Ball Pit

ISIS Releases Video Showing Toddler Executing Prisoner in Children’s Ball Pit

A disturbing video released by the barbaric Islamic group ISIS, which identifies as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, shows a number of children carrying out executions for the terrorist organization, including a toddler who guns down a man tied up in a children’s ball pit. In the footage, the black-clad male toddler, who appears […]

University of Glasgow Bible Students Warned: You May Find the Crucifixion Too Upsetting!

University of Glasgow Bible Students Warned: You May Find the Crucifixion Too Upsetting!

GLASGOW, Scotland (Daily Mail) — Theology students are being warned in advance that they may see distressing images while studying the crucifixion of Jesus, giving them a chance to leave if they fear being upset. It is part of a trend at a number of universities for ‘trigger warnings’ issued by tutors to let students […]

Canadian Judge Rules Pro-Life Group’s Bus Ad ‘Likely to Cause Psychological Harm’ to Abortive Mothers

Canadian Judge Rules Pro-Life Group’s Bus Ad ‘Likely to Cause Psychological Harm’ to Abortive Mothers

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alberta — A judge in Canada has upheld a city’s decision to reject a pro-life advertisement from being displayed on transit buses, stating that it is “likely to cause psychological harm” to mothers who have obtained an abortion. “I find the city’s decision to reject this particular ad was reasonable,” wrote Justice C.S. Anderson […]

Twins Born at 23 Weeks Celebrate First Birthday

Twins Born at 23 Weeks Celebrate First Birthday

(Christian Institute) — Twins given a one in ten chance of surviving when they were born at 23 weeks have recently celebrated their first birthday. Rylea and her sister Robyn were born prematurely after their mother, Claire Cunliffe, contracted an infection and went into early labour in November 2015. Claire was devastated when she was […]

Online Divorce Pilot Leads to Calls for Weaker Marriage Law

Online Divorce Pilot Leads to Calls for Weaker Marriage Law

(Christian Institute) — U.K. couples will be able to file for divorce online this year if a controversial new project goes ahead. Government ministers are drafting a pilot scheme which will allow divorce proceedings to be initiated over the internet for the first time, in order to save time and paperwork. The move was instantly […]

Nigerian Chibok Girl Found With Her Six-Month-Old Baby

Nigerian Chibok Girl Found With Her Six-Month-Old Baby

(BBC News) — The Nigerian army says that one of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls has been found, along with her six-month-old baby. She was discovered by soldiers investigating suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Nigeria’s military said the young woman is undergoing medical checks. A total of 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko […]

Christian Chinese Human Rights Defender Denied Cancer Treatments

Christian Chinese Human Rights Defender Denied Cancer Treatments

(China Aid) — A Christian human rights defender is in need of urgent cancer treatment that she cannot afford after a Chinese medical team canceled a critical operation. Huang Yan, a 47-year-old Christian woman who has assisted many prisoners of conscience, including Gao Zhisheng, was refused a necessary operation for her ovarian cancer, despite previously […]

Pro-Abortion Bias Leads to Official Warning for Ireland’s State Broadcaster

Pro-Abortion Bias Leads to Official Warning for Ireland’s State Broadcaster

(Christian Institute) — Ireland’s publicly-funded broadcaster has been issued with an official warning by broadcasting authorities for repeated pro-abortion bias on one of its flagship radio shows. The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) issued the warning to RTÉ, which receives funding from TV license fee payers in the country. Pro-life groups have welcomed the warning […]