Pro-Life Stand Leads to Sacking of Family Doctor in Norway

Pro-Life Stand Leads to Sacking of Family Doctor in Norway

(Christian Institute) — A doctor in Norway has lost her job after taking a stand for the sanctity of life. Dr. Katarzyna Jachimowicz refused to comply with demands that she administer abortifacient devices when told to choose between following her conscience or keeping her job. A petition in support of Dr. Jachimowicz has been signed […]

China’s Zhejiang Bans Religious Activities in Public Hospitals

China’s Zhejiang Bans Religious Activities in Public Hospitals

A public notice posted at the Central Hospital in Zhejiang’s Wenzhou, a city that has been dubbed “China’s Jerusalem” because of its high concentration of christians, made patients and their visitors unequivocally aware of the new rules this week. “Religious activities are banned in this hospital,” the notice said. The Wenzhou Central Hospital was originally […]

‘Uprooted’: 1 in 200 Children in the World Is a Refugee

‘Uprooted’: 1 in 200 Children in the World Is a Refugee

(Evangelical Focus) — There are 50 million “uprooted” children in the world. This is the main idea a new study by UNICEF has made public this week: “Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children.” These are some of the main findings: – 31 million children live outside their country of birth, including 11 […]

Algerian Christian’s Blasphemy Sentence Reduced to Three Years

Algerian Christian’s Blasphemy Sentence Reduced to Three Years

(World Watch Monitor) — After an appeal, Algerian Christian Slimane Bouhafs has had his five-year jail sentence for committing blasphemy against Islam and its prophet on social media reduced to three years. A fine of 100,000 dinars (US$900) was also dropped. Bouhafs, 49, had appealed against the five-year sentence, which was the maximum possible punishment […]

Uzbek Pastor and Family Granted Asylum in U.S. After Nine-Year Ordeal

Uzbek Pastor and Family Granted Asylum in U.S. After Nine-Year Ordeal

(World Watch Monitor) — Finally, their journey is over. Three years since fleeing Uzbekistan—following four years in a labor camp, house arrest and death threats—Pastor Dmitry Shestakov has arrived in the United States, where he and his family have been granted asylum. It’s been almost 10 years since Shestakov was first detained, after a raid […]

Bible Ministry Reaches Farthest Flung Villages in China

Bible Ministry Reaches Farthest Flung Villages in China

China (Mission Network News) — There are few mission fields surrounded by as many misconceptions as China. A country so well-known for its technological advances couldn’t still require access to the Bible, could it? In fact, in the cities, there seem to be plenty of copies of the Scriptures for the registered churches. But Wendelle […]

‘Mother Teresa’ Declared a Saint by ‘Pope Francis’ After Being Credited With Miracles in Death

‘Mother Teresa’ Declared a Saint by ‘Pope Francis’ After Being Credited With Miracles in Death

ROME — Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, also known as “Mother Teresa,” was declared a venerated saint on Sunday after she met the Vatican’s requirement of being credited with the purported healing of two people through what Roman Catholics believe is her intercession in death. “[A]fter due deliberation and frequent prayer for divine assistance, and having sought the […]

‘Pope Francis:’ Global Warming a ‘Sin,’ Man Can Atone by Recycling and ‘Car-Pooling’

‘Pope Francis:’ Global Warming a ‘Sin,’ Man Can Atone by Recycling and ‘Car-Pooling’

(Breitbart) — In his message for the “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation” Thursday, Jorge Bergoglio, who also goes by the name of “Pope Francis” as head of Roman Catholicism, said that human-induced global warming, as well as a loss of biodiversity are “sins” against God, which must be atoned for by planting […]

Report: ISIS Buried Thousands in 72 Mass Graves

Report: ISIS Buried Thousands in 72 Mass Graves

HARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die. On the other side of the mountain, another survivor peered through binoculars as the handcuffed men of neighboring villages were shot and […]

Herdsmen in Nigeria Kill Pastor, Others as Policy to Settle Cattlemen Decried

Herdsmen in Nigeria Kill Pastor, Others as Policy to Settle Cattlemen Decried

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – As farmers lamented policies designating land for cattlemen in northern Nigeria, suspected Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed a pastor and four other Christians in Kaduna state on Aug. 19. Pastor Luka Ubangari of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) at Angwan Anjo village, near Godogodo in the Jema’a Local Government […]