Irish TV Channel Apologizes for Causing ‘Offense’ With Blasphemous Skit Depicting God Convicted of Rape

Irish TV Channel Apologizes for Causing ‘Offense’ With Blasphemous Skit Depicting God Convicted of Rape

DUBLIN — The Irish public service broadcaster RTE has apologized for causing offense after receiving hundreds of complaints about a blasphemous comedy skit that aired on New Year’s Eve depicting God led away by police after being convicted of raping Mary. “RTÉ recognizes that matters which can cause offense naturally differ from person to person, […]

First Century A.D. House With Church Unearthed in Laodicea

First Century A.D. House With Church Unearthed in Laodicea

(Hurriyet Daily News) — In Laodicea, which was a metropolitan city in ancient times and was home to one of the seven churches mentioned in the Bible, a church was unearthed inside a house, located adjacent to the northern theater. Speaking to the state-run Anadolu Agency, Professor Celal Şimşek said that works have been continuing […]

Chinese Street Evangelist Detained on New Year’s Day

Chinese Street Evangelist Detained on New Year’s Day

China (International Christian Concern) – On Dec. 31, a Christian street evangelist in China’s Hunan province was again sentenced by the authorities to ten days in administrative detention for “disturbing public order.” Last August, Chen Wensheng, who is a member of the Xiaoqun Church in Hengyang, underwent the same punishment for “illegal evangelism.” Despite his […]

Christian Persecution Likely to Rise in India and China in 2021

Christian Persecution Likely to Rise in India and China in 2021

(Release International) — Christian persecution in 2021 is set to rise in India and China, forecasts Release International, which has just published its annual Persecution Trends survey. Release International supports persecuted Christians around the world. “Our partners tell us that attacks are on the rise under Communism in China, Islam in Iran and Malaysia, and under […]

Mexican President on Following Argentina: Women Should Decide Whether to Legalize Abortion

Mexican President on Following Argentina: Women Should Decide Whether to Legalize Abortion

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) — Mexico’s president said on Thursday that women should decide whether the country should legalize abortion, but he declined to take a position on the issue, which is still opposed by many Mexicans. One day after the Argentine Senate voted to make abortion legal, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was asked during […]

Thousands of Depraved Women Celebrate in Streets as Argentina Legalizes Abortion

Thousands of Depraved Women Celebrate in Streets as Argentina Legalizes Abortion

BUENOS AIRES — Thousands of depraved women cheered, cried, chanted and danced in the streets on Wednesday after Argentina’s Senate voted to legalize the murder of unborn children up to 14 weeks (nearly four months gestation). Abortion had previously been outlawed in the country, with the exception of rape and the life of the mother. […]

Islamic State Terrorists Shoot to Death Five Kidnapped Men After Each Declares ‘I’m a Christian’

Islamic State Terrorists Shoot to Death Five Kidnapped Men After Each Declares ‘I’m a Christian’

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist terrorists who kidnapped 11 Christians in northeast Nigeria on Dec. 25 have executed five of them, according to a video released by the Islamic State’s AMAQ News agency. The 49-second video, dated Dec. 29, shows five armed members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) lining up behind […]