Physician Assisted Suicide Is a National Health Service Money-Saver, ‘Disturbing’ Scottish Report Says

Physician Assisted Suicide Is a National Health Service Money-Saver, ‘Disturbing’ Scottish Report Says

(The Christian Institute) — Academics in Scotland have been criticized for suggesting that legalizing assisted suicide would financially benefit the NHS. Ethicist Dr. David Shaw and healthcare economist Professor Alec Morton say it would be “irresponsible not to consider” the economic costs of denying assisted suicide. Dr. Gordon Macdonald, chief executive of Care Not Killing, […]

Finnish Politician, Pastor’s Wife Facing Two New Investigations Over Comments Made to Media on Homosexuality

Finnish Politician, Pastor’s Wife Facing Two New Investigations Over Comments Made to Media on Homosexuality

HELSINKI — A lawmaker and pastor’s wife in Finland who was already being probed by police over a social media post in which she questioned the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland’s partnership with a Helsinki Pride event, as well as a Bible-based booklet that she wrote 16 years ago on homosexuality, is now also facing […]

Four Christians Tortured by Police in Northern India

Four Christians Tortured by Police in Northern India

(International Christian Concern) – On Sunday, March 15, police and radical Hindu nationalists attacked a church gathering in Dhamayapur village, located in India’s Uttar Pradesh state. Following the attack, four Christians were detained by police for more than eight hours. While in police custody, these Christians were tortured, mocked, and falsely accused of a crime […]

Court of Human Rights Won’t Hear Cases of Midwives Denied Jobs for Refusing to Assist With Abortions

Court of Human Rights Won’t Hear Cases of Midwives Denied Jobs for Refusing to Assist With Abortions

STRASBOURG — The European Court of Human Rights has declined to hear the appeals of two Swedish midwives who were denied employment because of their refusal to assist with abortions, concluding that the cases are inadmissable. “We are very disappointed by the court’s decision not to take up the cases of Ms. Grimmark and Ms. […]

Fearing for Children’s Lives, Christian Family in India Refrains from Reporting Assault to Police

Fearing for Children’s Lives, Christian Family in India Refrains from Reporting Assault to Police

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Tribal animists in central India drove a Christian family into the jungle last week, with one later intercepting their 9-year-old girl and threatening to kill her if she went to school again, her father said. On Wednesday (March 11), two days after an attack expelling the Christians from Bilood village […]

Members of Congress Call for Release of American Pastor Detained in India

Members of Congress Call for Release of American Pastor Detained in India

(International Christian Concern) – U.S. Members of Congress have sent a letter to India’s foreign secretary calling for the immediate release of an American pastor who has been detained in India for the past five months. In October 2019, Pastor Bryan Nerren, from Tennessee, was arrested by Indian officials after being accused of violating the […]

Iranian Christian’s Exile Extended by 11 Months

Iranian Christian’s Exile Extended by 11 Months

(Article18) — A Christian convert serving two years in internal exile in a remote southeastern Iranian city has had his exile extended for a further 11 months due to alleged unauthorized leave of absence. Ebrahim Firouzi, who is 34, began his exile on Nov. 12, just two weeks after returning home from six years in […]

UK Woman Who Regrets ‘Sex Change’ as Teen Speaks Out: You Can Dig Yourself Deeper Into Hole or Come Out of It

UK Woman Who Regrets ‘Sex Change’ as Teen Speaks Out: You Can Dig Yourself Deeper Into Hole or Come Out of It

LONDON — A woman in England who was given puberty blockers and male hormones as a teen is speaking out as she regrets the decision and wishes the medical community wouldn’t have given her what she wanted so easily. “I should have been challenged on the proposals or the claims that I was making for […]

Nepal Deports Five Christians Via National Anti-Conversion Law

Nepal Deports Five Christians Via National Anti-Conversion Law

(International Christian Concern) – In February 2020, authorities in Nepal deported five foreign citizens due to allegations that they violated the country’s controversial anti-conversion law. According to this law, anyone that causes an individual to convert from one religion to another can be imprisoned, fined, or deported from Nepal. According to local media sources, the […]