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Archaeologists May Have Found Site of Jesus’ Trial Before Herod

JERUSALEM – Archaeologists in Israel believe that they have located the site of Jesus’ trial in Jerusalem after 15 years of digging underneath a prison in the country. According to reports, the location was adjacent to the Tower of David museum in Jerusalem, under the floor of a building that had been abandoned. Almost two […]

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Muslim Man Shouts ‘Allah Is Great’ While Attempting to Strangle French Police Officer

METZ, France – A Muslim man attempted to strangle a police officer in France on Friday while yelling the Islamic slogan “Allahu Akbar,” meaning “Allah is great.” According to The Telegraph, the man had been arrested for theft in a bag snatching incident, and while incarcerated over the matter, asked a police officer for a […]

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‘Pope’ Francis, Roman Catholics Worldwide Observe ‘Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God’

ROME – In the next Roman Catholic holiday on the liturgical calendar following Christmas, Catholics worldwide observed the “Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God” today, a tradition that is perhaps little known by Christians but would nonetheless be rejected by most. The feast day is a long-held Roman Catholic holiday that is meant to celebrate […]

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2014 Year in Review: Marriage, Muslims and the Abortion Pill Mandate

As the year comes to a close, many like to reflect on the significant stories that shaped the past twelve months. A number of major events affected Christians throughout 2014, from the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding Hobby Lobby’s right to refuse to pay for abortifacient drugs, to the numerous court rulings nationwide striking down […]

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Filipino City Requires Taxi Drivers to Display Bible Verses on Vehicles

TAGBILARAN, Philippines – A city in the Philippines mandates all of its taxi drivers to paint Scripture on the back of their vehicles, also known as three-wheeled motorcycles, in an effort to curb crime in the city. While the regulation in Tagbilaran has been in effect for over twenty years, reports have just recently highlighted […]

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Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Synagogue in Israel Where Jesus May Have Taught

MAGDALA, Israel – Archaeologists in Israel believe they have discovered the remains of an ancient synagogue where Jesus may have taught. Magdala is an ancient village in Israel located on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, just five miles from the biblical city of Capernaum. The village has yielded numerous archaeological findings through […]

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Afghan Muslims Murder Christian Aid Worker, Children as He Sought to Protect Them

(The Times Live) – South African aid worker Werner Groenewald tried in vain to protect his two children moments before they were shot dead by the Taliban in Afghanistan at the weekend. “They shot Werner in his office in the leg and then he ran upstairs to go try and protect his children [Rode and […]

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Ten-Year-Old Indian Boy Mutilated, Sacrificed in Witchcraft Ceremony

(Daily Mail) – A 10-year-old boy was mutilated and sacrificed in a witchcraft ceremony, police have reportedly said. An Indian worker is alleged to have told officers that he murder the boy, identified as Pranshu, a third year standard student, in a bid to help his wife become pregnant, the Times of India said. The […]

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Teen Given Up By Father to Boko Haram Says Group Tried to Force Her to Be Suicide Bomber

KANO, Nigeria – A thirteen-year-old Nigerian girl says that her father gave her up to the Islamic group Boko Haram, and was consequently threatened with death by the group if she did not become a suicide bomber. “My father took us to the bush, which was surrounded by gunmen,” Zarau Babangida told reporters during a news […]

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Archaeologists Discover Ancient Bracelet Fragment With Image Used in Biblical Temple

HAIFA, Israel – Archaeologists in Israel have discovered an ancient bracelet fragment that is embossed with an image that was used in the holy temple described in the Bible’s Old Testament. Last week, while excavating in Mount Carmel National Park in Haifa, the Israel Antiques Authority found what is believed to be a 1,600-year-old artifact […]

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