European Parliament Calls for Release of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

European Parliament Calls for Release of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

STRASBOURG — The European Parliament passed a resolution this past week calling for the release of an American pastor that has been imprisoned in Iran for the past year. As previously reported, Pastor Saeed Abedini of Idaho, a former Muslim, left Iran in 2005 and moved to the United States with his wife and children […]

China Relentless in Persecution of House Churches

China Relentless in Persecution of House Churches

Washington, D.C. — A recent spate of attacks against Christians and house churches in China underlines the country’s relentless habit of persecuting Christians, even at the cost of its own reputation in the international community. Christians Beaten in Hainan Province On Aug. 14, a number of Christians in Lingao town, Lincheng county, Hainan Province, were […]

God Hasn’t Changed His Laws to Suit Men: B&B Owners Defend Denial of Room to Homosexuals

God Hasn’t Changed His Laws to Suit Men: B&B Owners Defend Denial of Room to Homosexuals

In an interview this week on British television, a Christian couple defended their decision to deny a room to two homosexual men—even though it ended up costing them their livelihood. As previously reported, Peter and Hazelmary Bull of Cornwall, England are selling their business, which also served as their home, after legal costs and harassment from […]

Americans Caught in Gunfire During Kenyan Mall Attack Credit God for Miraculous Protection

Americans Caught in Gunfire During Kenyan Mall Attack Credit God for Miraculous Protection

Two American citizens that were caught in the gunfire that echoed throughout the walls of the Westgate Mall in Kenya last month are crediting God for sparing their life their day. Andrew, 26, of Denver, Colorado, and Katherine, 38, who last lived in Charlotte, North Carolina before moving to the country, believe that it is […]

Stand-Up Comedians Launch International Tour in Effort to Establish Atheist ‘Churches’ Worldwide

Stand-Up Comedians Launch International Tour in Effort to Establish Atheist ‘Churches’ Worldwide

Two stand-up comedians that lead an atheist ‘church’ in the UK will be embarking on an international tour this month in an effort to establish atheist fellowships worldwide. The “40 Dates and 40 Nights” roadshow will hit 22 locations around the globe, including in the United States, where events will take place in Chicago, Washington, […]

Belgian Woman Chooses Death By Lethal Injection Following Sex-Change Operation

Belgian Woman Chooses Death By Lethal Injection Following Sex-Change Operation

BELGIUM — A Belgian woman died by lethal injection this week after she requested to be euthanized following a sex-change operation. Nancy Verhelst, 44, known in recent years as Nathan, cited “unbearable psychological suffering” as the reason for her death wish. She had received hormone therapy in 2009, as well as a mastectomy and other surgeries, […]

Britain’s Largest Abortion Agency: It’s Legal to Abort Babies Based on Gender

BIRMINGHAM, England — The chief executive of Britain’s largest abortion organisation is asserting that women in the country are legally free to abort a baby based on gender. Anne Furedi, head of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), states that women the law allows women to terminate their pregnancies if they are unhappy with the […]

Mother in Chinese Forced Abortion Case Gives Testimony

Mother in Chinese Forced Abortion Case Gives Testimony

Bijie, Guizhou–- The victim of one of the most shocking forced abortion cases to be reported has given ChinaAid an exclusive and detailed account of the events that led up to the termination of her mid-term pregnancy by officials in the southern Chinese province of Guizhou. Li Fengfei, 31, was in her second trimester when […]

Jerusalem Dig Reveals Possible Second Temple Period Priestly Mansion

Jerusalem Dig Reveals Possible Second Temple Period Priestly Mansion

JERUSALEM — In excavating sites in a long-inhabited urban area like Jerusalem, archaeologists are accustomed to noting complexity in their finds – how various occupying civilizations layer over one another during the site’s continuous use over millennia. But when an area has also been abandoned for intermittent periods, paradoxically there may be even richer finds […]

Obama Calls for Release of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

Obama Calls for Release of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

Barack Obama has called for the release of an American pastor imprisoned in Iran, reports state. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) outlines that a senior Obama administration official confirmed to reporters that Obama referenced the pastor while speaking on the phone with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Friday. The ACLJ has been […]