Chinese Christians Facing ‘Unprecedented Levels of Persecution,’ Says New World Watch Report

Chinese Christians Facing ‘Unprecedented Levels of Persecution,’ Says New World Watch Report

A watchdog organization that releases a report each year on the global persecution of Christians highlighted the “dramatic increase of persecution against Christians” in China in analyzing its new World Watch List, and lamented that if the Chinese government continues to escalate its mistreatment of Christians, it may become the “single largest violator of human […]

Belgian Doctors on Trial for Euthanizing Woman With Psychiatric Issues, Stress From Breakup

Belgian Doctors on Trial for Euthanizing Woman With Psychiatric Issues, Stress From Breakup

GHENT, Belgium — Three doctors are on trial in Belgium for unlawfully helping a woman end her life as her sisters note that she was dealing with ongoing psychiatric issues and had been depressed from a broken relationship. Tine Nys, then 38, died in 2010 after she received a lethal injection. According to the BBC, […]

UK Paralympic Gold Medalist Says Doctor Suggested an Abortion Because Disabled People Might ‘Spread’

UK Paralympic Gold Medalist Says Doctor Suggested an Abortion Because Disabled People Might ‘Spread’

An 11-time paralympic gold medalist who was born with spina bifida says that she was offered an abortion when she became pregnant years ago because of thinking that disabled people like herself might “spread.” “When I was pregnant, I lost count of the number of people who asked me how I got pregnant,” Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson […]

Kanye West to Appear at Awaken 2020 Along With ‘Prophets’ Lou Engle, Cindy Jacobs

Kanye West to Appear at Awaken 2020 Along With ‘Prophets’ Lou Engle, Cindy Jacobs

TEMPE, Ariz. — Rapper turned gospel artist Kanye West is scheduled to appear at this month’s Awaken 2020 conference, alongside New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) “prophets” Lou Engle and Cindy Jacobs, as well as Bethel worship leader Jeremy Riddle and Brian “Head” Welch of Korn. The event will be held on Jan. 18 at the Sun […]

Tenn. Senate Passes Bill Protecting Faith-Based Foster, Adoption Agencies’ Free Exercise of Religion

Tenn. Senate Passes Bill Protecting Faith-Based Foster, Adoption Agencies’ Free Exercise of Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Senators in Tennessee have passed a bill allowing faith-based foster and adoption agencies to operate in  accordance with their religious convictions and prohibiting the State from denying licenses to such organizations because of their placement policies. With a vote of 20-6, the measure was the first bill passed by the state Senate […]

Planned Parenthood Opening ‘Well-Being Centers’ at Los Angeles High Schools, Will Offer Birth Control, Condoms

Planned Parenthood Opening ‘Well-Being Centers’ at Los Angeles High Schools, Will Offer Birth Control, Condoms

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Departments of Public Health and Mental Health, along with Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, plan to open 50 so-called “well-being centers” at high schools throughout the City of Angels, making birth control, condoms and other “sexual health needs” available to youth. “A high school senior decided recently that she wants […]

Calif. Mall Backs Down After Initially Prohibiting Grandmother From Distributing Gospel Tracts Without Costly Permit

Calif. Mall Backs Down After Initially Prohibiting Grandmother From Distributing Gospel Tracts Without Costly Permit

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Officials at a shopping mall in California have agreed to allow a grandmother to offer gospel tracts to shoppers after initially prohibiting her from “soliciting” without first obtaining a costly permit. Attorneys with the Sacramento-based Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) had filed suit against the Valley Plaza Mall in Bakersfield in May after […]

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