Group Warns UN Treaty on Persons with Disabilities Can Override Will of Parents

Group Warns UN Treaty on Persons with Disabilities Can Override Will of Parents

PURCELLVILLE, Va. — A Christian homeschooling organization is warning that a UN treaty approved this week by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee may threaten the rights of American parents to make their own decisions about their child’s care if that child is disabled. On Tuesday, the Committee voted 12-6 in favor of the UN Convention […]

Assisted Suicide Strongly Criticized in UK House of Lords

Assisted Suicide Strongly Criticized in UK House of Lords

Peers have passionately spoken out against a UK law to introduce assisted suicide, with one disabled baroness describing the proposals as a “runaway train”. Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, who uses a wheelchair and has spinal muscular atrophy, said: “My own experience of progressive deterioration has taught me that there is no situation that cannot be […]

Non-Hindu Religious Activity Banned in Some Indian Villages

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Church leaders in India have asked national and Chhattisgarh state officials to reverse a ban on non-Hindu religious activity that more than 50 villages have reportedly adopted. The head of the Religious Liberty Commission of the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) wrote to Union and Chhattisgarh officials on July 10 […]

Ecumenical Leader Tied to Papal Meeting to Unite Catholics, Evangelicals Dies in Crash

Ecumenical Leader Tied to Papal Meeting to Unite Catholics, Evangelicals Dies in Crash

Tony Palmer, the former South African director of Kenneth Copeland Ministries who recently used a cellphone camera to record Pope Francis issuing an appeal for unity between Catholics and Christians, died Sunday after a motorcycle crash in the United Kingdom. In January, Palmer held the smartphone that recorded Pope Francis calling on all Christians to set aside […]

Incest Next ‘Civil Right’? Judge Reprimanded for Suggesting Incest is Legal

Incest Next ‘Civil Right’? Judge Reprimanded for Suggesting Incest is Legal

SYDNEY, Australia – A judge in southeastern Australia has been partially suspended after he declared that the culture’s acceptance of homosexuality will lead to a normalization of incest. According to a report last week from The Sydney Morning Herald, Garry Neilson is a district court judge in Sydney, Australia. In a recent sexual assault case, […]

Swedish Midwife Denied Employment for Being Pro-Life

Swedish Midwife Denied Employment for Being Pro-Life

JÖNKÖPING, Sweden – Alliance Defending Freedom has filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the district court of Jönköping County Council in Sweden on behalf of a midwife whom three different medical clinics denied employment because she will not assist with abortions. “No one deserves to be denied a job simply because she is pro-life,” said ADF […]

The Path Less Taken: Homeschooling in Singapore

The Path Less Taken: Homeschooling in Singapore

SINGAPORE — Registration for primary school started on July 3, and parents of six-year-olds across the country will be watching the number of spots available at their school of choice very closely over the next few weeks. Families who have decided on homeschooling, however, have chosen to forego this uniquely Singaporean exercise. On average, about […]

Christians Killed in Attacks on Coastal Region of Kenya

Christians Killed in Attacks on Coastal Region of Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two Christians near Kenya’s coast were killed Monday night (July 7) following attacks by suspected Islamic extremists over the weekend on two predominantly Christian villages that left more than 30 people dead, sources said. In the attack Monday night, the assailants arrived at Covenant Church, three kilometers north of […]