A mother petitioned the New Zealand government this week to pass legislation that would ensure parents are notified of their teenage daughter’s pregnancy, prior to any decisions or referrals for abortion.
The petition, signed by Hillary Kieft and six other people, was presented to Whanganu...Read More>>
From Galileo to genetics, the Roman Catholic Church has danced with science, sometimes in a high-tension tango but more often in a supportive waltz. Pope Francis is about to introduce a new twist: global warming.... Read More>>
When Jesus' body disappears from a sealed tomb, Clavius interrogates followers of "The Nazarene" to find out what really happened.
Americans are more likely now than in the early 2000s to find a variety of behaviors morally acceptable, including gay and lesbian relations, having a baby outside of marriage and sex between an unmarried man and woman. Moral acceptability of many of these issues is now at a record-high level....Read More>>
John Glenn, who declared as a 77-year-old in a news conference from space that "to look out at this kind of creation out here and not believe in God is to me impossible," says facts about scientific discovery should be taught in schools — and that includes evolution.... Read More>>
The owners of Ashers Baking Company have confirmed that they will appeal, after a court ruled last week that the firm had discriminated against a customer by refusing to decorate a cake with a slogan supporting same-sex marriage.Read More>>
The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from more than a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty, the three UN food agencies said Wednesday.Read More>>
In a victory for pro-life advocates looking to protect the disabled and terminally ill, the Scottish parliament has rejected a bill to legalize assisted suicide. At Holyrood, the assisted suicide bill has been rejected by MSPs on a 82-36 vote.Read More>>
A Christian jeweler in Canada has become the latest target of LGBT hate mail and "nasty" phone calls even though he agreed to make custom engagement rings for a lesbian couple, simply because he posted a sign that displayed his biblical view opposing same-sex marriage.Read More>>
The new laws will apply to dual-national Australian citizens who fight with or support terrorist groups at home or abroad.Read More>>
The European country of Poland announced on Tuesday that it has decided to accept 60 Syrian Christian refugee families. The country has previously voiced opposition to European Union plans for binding quotas on asylum seekers.Read More>>
A Kurdish official has claimed that Islamic State militants have burned an 80-year-old Christian woman alive because she refused to cooperate with the caliphate's strict brand of Shariah law.Read More>>
The publication by German theologian Martin Luther, called On the Freedom of a Christian, dates back to 1520.Read More>>
Ottawa has voiced support for Canada’s Miss World contestant who says that China’s security police have threatened her father as a result of her criticism of the country’s bleak human-rights record.Read More>>
China's top anti-corruption body has warned Communist Party members – the elite of the nation – that they must refrain from religious activities amid concerns over the rapid spread of Christianity here.Read More>>