Christianity

July 25, 2014

Cease-Fire Signed in Central African Republic Conflict

The agreement was signed after three days of talks in the neighboring Republic of the Congo. The predominantly Muslim Seleka forces dropped their demand that the Central African Republic be split into a Muslim north and a Christian south.

July 14, 2014

Re-Islamization in Istanbul: Hagia Sophia Next?

June 24, 2014

Report: Christian Woman Re-Arrested at Airport in Sudan

Despite pressure and threats of death, Meriam Ibrahim refused to renounce her Christian faith while in prison.

May 15, 2014

A Christian Without a Church Is Purely Idealistic, Pope Francis Says

The Holy Father told pilgrims May 15 that a member of the Body of Christ without a history, a nation or the Church ‘is incomprehensible.’

May 15, 2014

Russian Prison Chaplain Witnesses Stories of Conversion and Hope

Brokenness in the lives of prisoners can make them the most receptive to grace and to God, priest says.

May 13, 2014

Bipartisan Effort to Support Persecuted Christians Launched

The initiative also urged for supporters to take action on behalf of Christians facing persecution in the Middle East.

May 12, 2014

TV Show Canceled Over Hosts' Pro-Life, Pro-Marriage Comments

Twin brothers saddened by HGTV decision due to their support of traditional values.

May 12, 2014

Couple Helps to Spread Pro-Life Movement in Romania

Dan and Julia Calinescu of Life Nation took part in the recent March for Life in Rome.

May 6, 2014

Supreme Court Ruling on Prayer a Return to Common Sense

COMMENTARY: The 5-4 ruling Monday confirms that public prayer is constitutional in a country that has been rooted in the devotion since its founding.

April 18, 2014

Celebrities Endorse a New Product: Children as Commodities

COMMENTARY: Redefining marriage and family at the recent Fertility Planit conference in Los Angeles.

April 14, 2014

N.Y. Court Evicts God From Public-School Property

COMMENTARY: This decision should give believers cause for concern.

April 4, 2014

Pope Francis-Queen Elizabeth Meeting: ‘Welcoming, Warm and Friendly’

British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker said the nearly 20-minute meeting was very relaxed and informal.

March 21, 2014

‘The Issue of Ukraine and Crimea Is Complex’

Joseph Pearce, the Catholic biographer of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, addresses some important and often overlooked aspects of the current crisis.

March 19, 2014

Worldwide Christian Persecution a Growing Trend, Report Shows

Aid to the Church in Need's comprehensive report shows that global persecution of Christians has increased over the last 10 to 15 years.

March 14, 2014

Case of German Home-School Family Cause for Celebration and Concern

American home-schooling groups are happy that the Romeike family avoided deportation, but worry the U.S. government’s handling of the situation sends a mixed message on home-schoolers’ rights.

January 9, 2014

Christian Baker Files Religious-Freedom Appeal in Wedding-Cake Ruling

Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, says he is being forced to promote a ‘false view of marriage’ or face jail time.

December 26, 2013

Economist: Christianity Helps India’s ‘Untouchable’ Women Rise Up From Poverty

A Georgetown University researcher’s pilot study found positive improvements for India’s Dalit women after converting to Christianity.

November 27, 2013

Pope Francis Cautions Against ‘Trivialized’ Vision of Death Without Hope

The Holy Father continued his catechesis on the Creed by discussing ‘the resurrection of the body.’

November 25, 2013

Changes to China’s One-Child Policy ‘Too Little, Too Late’

The Communist Party’s ‘tweaks’ will not prevent forced abortions or demographic disaster, critics contend.

November 22, 2013

John F. Kennedy and C.S. Lewis: Where Are They Now?

COMMENTARY

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