Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda Attacked for Embracing Christianity

Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda Attacked for Embracing Christianity

BUFUJA, Uganda (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda on Nov. 23 destroyed the maize crops of a former Islamic sheikh (teacher) in eastern Uganda who was beaten unconscious after revealing his faith in Christ, sources said. The day before his fields were destroyed, 30-year-old Malik Higenyi of Bufuja village, Butaleja District, received threatening […]

Ministry Provides Care to Refugees Through Therapy

Ministry Provides Care to Refugees Through Therapy

Middle East (Mission Network News) — The conflicts in Middle Eastern countries like Syria and Iraq are cutting their way through communities and families. The physical, large-scale damage is easily visible and horrifying to witness. But even deeper is the trauma that carves its way through the hearts and minds of those who survive. Ray […]

U.K. School Apologizes for Issuing Disciplinary Warning to Teaching Assistant Who Answered Student’s Questions on Homosexuality

U.K. School Apologizes for Issuing Disciplinary Warning to Teaching Assistant Who Answered Student’s Questions on Homosexuality

CORNWALL, U.K. — A school in the U.K. apologized on Monday in reaching an agreement with a teaching assistant who planned to file a legal challenge against a disciplinary warning she was issued for answering a student’s questions on homosexuality in accordance with her Christian beliefs. Victoria Allen, 51, was to have asked an employment tribunal to overturn the action […]

Five Muslims Sentenced to Death for Throwing Couple Accused of ‘Blasphemy’ Into Kiln, Burning Them to Ashes

Five Muslims Sentenced to Death for Throwing Couple Accused of ‘Blasphemy’ Into Kiln, Burning Them to Ashes

LAHORE, Pakistan — Five Muslim men have been sentenced to death in their part in murdering a couple who they mistakenly thought had committed blasphemy against Islam. On Wednesday, Judge Chaudhry Azam sentenced Irfan Shakoor, Muhammad Hanif, Mehdi Khan, Riaz Kamboh and Hafiz Ishtiaq to die by hanging for allegedly throwing Shama Bibi, 28, and […]

VR Technology Will Help Mothers ‘Bond’ With Their Unborn Baby

VR Technology Will Help Mothers ‘Bond’ With Their Unborn Baby

(Christian Institute) — Expectant mothers may soon be able to view their unborn baby in virtual reality (VR), after the announcement of ground-breaking new scanning technology. Scientists in Brazil have merged ultrasound images with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to build a 3D model of a baby in the womb, which can be brought to life […]

South African ‘Pastor’ Sprays Insecticide on Congregants ‘to Heal Them’

South African ‘Pastor’ Sprays Insecticide on Congregants ‘to Heal Them’

JOHANNESBURG (CNN) — Images of a South African Pastor spraying insecticide into the faces of his congregants are circulating on social media. Lethebo Rabalago, of the Mount Zion General Assembly (MZGA), in Limpopo, has openly posted photographs on his Facebook page of him spraying congregants with Doom Super Multi Insect Killer to cure various ailments. A post […]

French Council Rejects Ad With Smiling Down Syndrome Children as it Might ‘Disturb’ Post-Abortive Moms

French Council Rejects Ad With Smiling Down Syndrome Children as it Might ‘Disturb’ Post-Abortive Moms

PARIS — A television council in France has rejected an advertisement that features smiling Down syndrome children out of concerns that the video might “disturb” mothers who have aborted a baby because of his or her diagnosis. The video “Dear Future Mom” has been in circulation for two years, created by the group CoorDown and released […]

Over 10,000 Rally in Streets in Support of Indonesian President Accused of Blasphemy Against Islam

Over 10,000 Rally in Streets in Support of Indonesian President Accused of Blasphemy Against Islam

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — More than 10,000 Indonesians took to the streets of their capital to call for tolerance and unity in the world’s most populous Muslim nation, after police opened a blasphemy investigation into the city’s Christian governor. Earlier this month, Jakarta was rocked by a massive protest by conservative Muslims against the popular […]

U.K. Magistrate Removed From Office for Opposing Same-Sex Adoption to File Suit

U.K. Magistrate Removed From Office for Opposing Same-Sex Adoption to File Suit

KENT, U.K. — A U.K. magistrate that was removed from office last year for telling the media that he believes it is best for adoptive children to be placed with a mother and father will now file suit after also being prohibited from returning to his position on the board of the National Health Service (NHS) Trust. […]