Poland’s Lawmakers Reject Plan to Ease Abortion Law

Poland’s Lawmakers Reject Plan to Ease Abortion Law

(Associated Press) — Poland’s lawmakers rejected a proposal to liberalize the country’s strict abortion law Wednesday and voted to continue work on further toughening the rules. The opposing approaches were embodied in two separate draft laws proposed by different civic groups. The current law outlaws abortions in all but the most exceptional cases and only […]

European Court of Human Rights: Iranian Christians Safe if They ‘Practice Faith Discreetly’

European Court of Human Rights: Iranian Christians Safe if They ‘Practice Faith Discreetly’

(World Watch Monitor) — The European Court of Human Rights ruled last month that an Iranian who sought asylum in Switzerland based on religious grounds could be deported to his home country because his life was not in danger, despite various reports detailing how Iran persecutes religious minorities and converts to Christianity. Human Rights advocate […]

SAT-7 Christian Television Among First to Enter Syria in New Documentary

SAT-7 Christian Television Among First to Enter Syria in New Documentary

Syria (Mission Network News) – During March 2011, Syria erupted into a civil war still being fought today. In the past seven years, thousands of Syrians have fled their homeland, searching for safety from the violence which threatened their lives. Yet, with a flicker of hope still ignited in their hearts, some Syrians are beginning […]

Drag Queen Part of ‘Three Wise Men’ Parade in Madrid

Drag Queen Part of ‘Three Wise Men’ Parade in Madrid

(Evangelical Focus) — Last summer, Madrid became the centre of global LGBT Pride celebrations. For several weeks, parades, demonstrations and political commitments to promote gender ideology were made. Now the LGBT lobby in the city will also disseminate its agenda among children in the traditional “Three Wise Men” parade, the equivalent of Santa Claus in […]

Mother, Daughter in Nigeria Pressured to Convert to Islam, Accused of Kidnapping

Mother, Daughter in Nigeria Pressured to Convert to Islam, Accused of Kidnapping

KANO, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Christian woman and her adult daughter face kidnapping charges filed to pressure them into following the family patriarch’s conversion to Islam, sources said. Amina Isa, 40, of Kano state’s Gidan Kuran village in Tudun Wada Local Government Area, told Morning Star News that her husband left Christianity to […]

Study: Alcohol Damages Stem Cell DNA, Increases Cancer Risk

Study: Alcohol Damages Stem Cell DNA, Increases Cancer Risk

LONDON (Reuters) — Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday. Working with mice in a laboratory, British scientists used chromosome analysis and DNA sequencing to examine the genetic damage […]

Psychiatrist Says Mindfulness Makes it Easier for People to Become ‘Self-Centered’

Psychiatrist Says Mindfulness Makes it Easier for People to Become ‘Self-Centered’

(Daily Mail) — It has long been advertised as the antidote to the anxieties and stresses of modern living. But mindfulness could be making people more selfish, an expert psychiatrist has claimed. Dr. Alison Gray, of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, said meditating makes easier for people to start over-analyzing their life, becoming “inward-looking and […]

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