Afghan Boys Recount Friends Yelling ‘We are Children!’ as American Soldier Gunned Down Villagers

Afghan Boys Recount Friends Yelling ‘We are Children!’ as American Soldier Gunned Down Villagers

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Several Afghan children appeared via video in court Wednesday, recounting the night that an American soldier conducted a raid on their village and shot a number of their friends and family dead. Young boys told the court that when Staff Sergeant Robert Bales entered their village last year with the […]

El Salvador’s Supreme Court Rejects Abortion Case; Points to Personhood of Child

The Salvadoran high court rejected the over-hyped claims of abortion advocates in favor of common-sense protections for mother and child on Wednesday. The ruling upholds El Salvador’s constitutional protection of the right to life beginning at fertilization. Over the past few months, international abortion activists have exploited the case of a 22-year-old Salvadoran woman known […]

Wife of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran to Plead for Husband Before United Nations Council

Wife of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran to Plead for Husband Before United Nations Council

GENEVA — The wife of an American pastor imprisoned in Iran for planting house churches in the country over a decade ago is scheduled to speak before the Human Rights Council of the United Nations on Monday. Naghmeh Abedini and the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) have been meeting with various countries and […]

Congress Urges U.S. Justice Department to Grant Asylum to Christian Homeschooling Family

Congress Urges U.S. Justice Department to Grant Asylum to Christian Homeschooling Family

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress are urging the U.S. Justice Department and Attorney General Eric Holder to grant asylum to a Christian family who came to America to homeschool their children. Representative Marlin Stutzman of Indiana is leading an effort with 26 other U.S. Congressmen to request that Holder use his authority to stop efforts […]

Historic Dead Sea Scroll Fragments to Be Auctioned to Public

Historic Dead Sea Scroll Fragments to Be Auctioned to Public

JERUSALEM – Nearly 70 years after their initial discovery, several fragments of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls are being sold to the general public. Even though many are excited that the ancient relics are finally being made available to private collectors, the decision to auction off the scrolls has brought heavy amounts of criticism, controversy and […]

Vatican Clarifies Pope’s ‘Redeemed Atheists’ Remark, Says Salvation is Only in Catholic Church

Vatican Clarifies Pope’s ‘Redeemed Atheists’ Remark, Says Salvation is Only in Catholic Church

ROME — Following controversial remarks made by Pope Francis last week in regard to the ability of those of other faiths to do good without Christ, and that Christ has redeemed even atheists, a spokesman from the Vatican has written a blog entry clarifying the Pope’s statements. As previously reported, in speaking to his audience about […]

French Take to the Streets in Tens of Thousands to Protest Signing of Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Bill

French Take to the Streets in Tens of Thousands to Protest Signing of Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Bill

PARIS — Just over a week after French President Francois Hollande signed a bill into law legalizing homosexual marriage and adoption in the country, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets on Sunday to show their opposition. While reports state that approximately 150,000 people filled the streets of Paris to stand for marriage […]

Iranian Pastor Arrested as Crackdown on Churches Intensifies

Iranian Pastor Arrested as Crackdown on Churches Intensifies

ISTANBUL (Morning Star News) – Security forces arrested an Iranian pastor in Tehran after raiding his house and pressuring his church to close as a crackdown on Christians intensified ahead of June elections. Robert Asserian was arrested Tuesday during a prayer meeting at his Central Assemblies of God Church after authorities entered his house and […]