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Children of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Ask Obama to ‘Help Bring Daddy Home’

The children of an American pastor imprisoned in Iran have appeared in an online video plea to President Obama, asking that he ‘help bring [their] daddy home.’ As previously reported, Saeed Abedini, a former Muslim turned Christian, left Iran in 2005 and moved to the United States with his wife and children to find religious […]

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Indians Revere Ancient Peepal Tree as god

UDHAGAMANDALAM (TN) – A 900-year-old tree is still being revered and worshiped as “God” by the Kota tribe in Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. The tribe, with a population of some 3,000 people, including 1700 women, in seven villages, perform prayers in front of the 250-foot tall tree on auspicious occasions such as marriage, construction of […]

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Discovery of Fossilized Brain Matter Floors Scientists, Challenges Evolution

STOKKE, Norway – Archaeologists working in Norway were recently stunned when they discovered what appears to be remains of a fossilized brain—a find that could prove to be a significant challenge to the evolutionary timescale. A team of about a dozen scientists affiliated with the University of Oslo in Norway has been digging for the […]

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Chicago Imam Urges Muslims to Wage Jihad Against Israel ‘for the Sake of Allah’: Video

CHICAGO – Recently released video footage of a sermon delivered at the Chicago Islamic Center shows a local imam passionately urging Muslims to wage jihad against the nation of Israel “for the sake of Allah.” The video, shared by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), provides clips of the message delivered by Sheikh Mohamed Elimam […]

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Ugandan Court Strikes Down Ban on Homosexual Behavior on a Technicality

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s constitutional court has nullified a recently enacted law banning homosexual acts due to a technicality. A panel of five judges ruled that the parliament had passed the bill without the necessary number of lawmakers present, rendering it null and void. “The speaker violated the parliamentary rules of procedure by allowing the bill to […]

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Israeli Wedding Hall Remains Closed After Christians Ordered to Host ‘Gay’ Ceremonies

JERUSALEM – A wedding site inside a kibbutz for Messianic Jews remains closed after an Israeli appeals court upheld a lower court’s order that the Christian owners at the facility must host same-sex ceremonies despite their biblical beliefs. The owners of Yad Hashmona, a kibbutz or moshav near Jerusalem, believe that their wedding hall was forced into […]

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Dutch Professor Who Once Backed Euthanasia Warns it Leads to Surge of Deaths

LONDON – A Dutch professor who once expressed his support for legalized euthanasia is now warning others that it can lead to a ‘slippery slope’ of a surge in deaths for practically any reason. “I used to be a supporter of the Dutch law,” stated Professor Theo Boer of the University of Utrecht in a […]

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‘We Are Jihad!’: Miami Muslims Take to Streets Chanting in Support of Hamas, Allah

MIAMI – A recent rally in Florida that was meant to show solidarity in urging an end to the war in Gaza became filled with Islamic chants in support of Hamas, Allah and Muslim jihad, reports state. “Stop the bombing—Stop the killing—Free Palestine,” read a flyer announcing the demonstration, which was held on July 20th […]

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Nigerian Christians Killed by Muslims in First Half of 2014 Nearly Equals 2013 Total

(Morning Star News) – Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and others killed 1,631 Christians in Nigeria for their faith in the first six months of 2014 – a figure that is 91 percent of the total Christians killed in the country in all of last year, according to advocacy group Jubilee Campaign. Last year 1,783 Nigerian […]

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China Removes Crosses from Two More Churches in Crackdown

BEIJING — In another sign of the authorities’ efforts to contain one of China’s fastest-growing religions, a government demolition campaign against public symbols of the Christian faith has toppled crosses at two more churches in the coastal province of Zhejiang, according to residents there. On Monday, public security officials in the city of Wenzhou used […]

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