13 Indian Christians Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison for Alleged ‘Forced Conversions’

13 Indian Christians Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison for Alleged ‘Forced Conversions’

Mumbai (AsiaNews) — A court in Madhya Pradesh has sentenced 13 Pentecostal Christians to six months in prison for alleged “forced conversions.” The condemned include Balu Kesu and his wife Bhuri, both of whom are vision impaired. Their defense attorney, Kamlesh Patidar, tried to obtain a reduction in the penalty for their handicap, but the judges […]

UK Humanists Want Homosexual Issues Taught in Primary Schools

UK Humanists Want Homosexual Issues Taught in Primary Schools

(The Christian Institute) — A humanist campaign group wants four-year-olds to be taught about LGBT issues, and has branded religious views on sexuality “discriminatory.” Humanists UK, formerly known as the British Humanist Association, issued a statement backing government plans on new primary school relationships education. Under the proposals, children will be taught about “different types […]

Chinese Unregistered Church Prevented from Holding Services as Authorities Impose Fine

Chinese Unregistered Church Prevented from Holding Services as Authorities Impose Fine

Xuchang, Henan (China Aid) — Officials imposed a hefty fine on impoverished Christians in China’s central Henan province recently, threatening their future opportunities to hold future services. The leaders of an unregistered village church in Xuzhou, Henan, were visited by local officials and told them that they owed the government 20,000 yuan ($3,154.20 USD) for building […]

Norwegian Boy Chased, Taken Into Custody by Authorities for Being Homeschooled

Norwegian Boy Chased, Taken Into Custody by Authorities for Being Homeschooled

NORWAY — “Barnevernet is stealing our child in Norway because we want to homeschool!” That’s what one mother is heard shouting in a viral video posted to social media. According to the Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), Leif and Terese Kristiansen removed their 12-year-old son Kai from school after he was being bullied and officials did not […]

Pakistani Christian Says Daughter, 12, Abducted, Forced to Convert to Islam and Marry

Pakistani Christian Says Daughter, 12, Abducted, Forced to Convert to Islam and Marry

(World Watch Monitor) — A 12-year-old Pakistani Christian girl, who disappeared in November, was abducted, forced to convert to Islam and marry her abductor, according to her father. Elisha, daughter of Iqbal Masih, appeared in the High Court in Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital, on Thursday 8 February, where she introduced herself by a new Muslim name […]

Dutch Woman Allowed Assisted Suicide After Arguing Mental Illness Gave Her a ‘Rotten Life’

Dutch Woman Allowed Assisted Suicide After Arguing Mental Illness Gave Her a ‘Rotten Life’

(The Christian Institute) — A disturbing case of a 29-year-old woman being euthanized in the Netherlands has led to politicians speaking out against changing the law in the UK. Aurelia Brouwers was killed by a lethal injection last month after arguing that she was “entitled to a dignified death” because of her “rotten life.” Brouwers […]

Prideful U.S. Olympic Skier Flaunts Homosexuality in Opposition of Pence, VP Says He’s ‘Proud’ of ‘All’ Athletes

Prideful U.S. Olympic Skier Flaunts Homosexuality in Opposition of Pence, VP Says He’s ‘Proud’ of ‘All’ Athletes

PYEONGCHANG — A U.S. Olympic skier has been pridefully promoting his homosexuality in expressing his opposition to Vice President Mike Pence’s leadership of the 2018 U.S. Olympic delegation to South Korea, in light of reports that Pence supports conversion therapy for homosexuals. Pence has responded to the matter by advising in tweets not to believe what […]

Bermuda Becomes First Country in the World to Repeal Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Bermuda Becomes First Country in the World to Repeal Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

(The Christian Institute) — Bermuda has become the first country in the world to repeal same-sex marriage. The British Overseas Territory legalized same-sex “marriage” through a Supreme Court ruling in May last year. It ignored the result of a 2016 referendum where voters overwhelmingly rejected its introduction. However, after a change in government, the British-appointed […]

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