As Pakistan started three days of national mourning Wednesday, the Taliban said they targeted a school that mostly admits soldiers' children because the students aspired to follow in their fathers' footsteps and target militants.
Terrorists ambushed the school in Peshawar on Tuesday, explo...Read More>>
The sixth and final Middle Earth saga, "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies," is about to light up the silver screen.
These six epic films are based on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, which are the second and third most-read novels in history.... Read More>>
The Archbishop of Canterbury has urged people to reject the culture of consumerism this Christmas and not to feel pressured to lavish expensive gifts on family and friends.
The Most Rev Justin Welby criticised “tit for tat giving” and said that small and meaningful presents gave just the s...Read More>>
It's a given: There will be a lot of overeating over the holidays.
There are all those special high-cal foods that family traditions link to holiday celebrations. Plum pudding and brandy sauce (a.k.a butter plus sugar plus alcohol). Eggnog (cream plus eggs plus sugar plus alcohol). Mashed...Read More>>
Three friends of an alleged victim of gang rape at a University of Virginia frat house say a magazine article wrongly portrayed them as uncaring students who were more concerned about their reputations than her well-being.
Almost a month after the scathing Rolling Stone article was publish...Read More>>
A city in Florida has recently garnered much attention when a few of its leadership walked out in protest of an atheist invocation given at a government meeting.Read More>>
Furious lawmakers stormed the well of parliament's upper house on Tuesday, demanding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi address reports that groups linked to his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coerced poor Muslims into converting to India's majority religion.Read More>>
After pleading guilty to charges of criminal sexual conduct for assaulting children earlier this year, John Balyo was sentenced to 40 years in prison—by the controversial pastor Rob Bell's father.Read More>>
The Vatican on Monday asked the U.S. to find an “adequate humanitarian solution” for prisoners held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, a reflection of Pope Francis’ vocal concern that prisoners be treated with dignity and not be subject to inhumane treatment.Read More>>
Christian bakeries that refuse to make pro-homosexual marriage cakes are persecuted throughout America. They get sued, they get fined, they get death threats, and they lose their businesses.Read More>>
Former bookstore employee, Wenxi Li, is currently scheduled for release from a Shanxi province prison on December 18th.Read More>>
The Freedom From Religion Foundation, one of the largest secular groups in America, announced it is erecting 11 different billboards across Chicago this week with various messages.Read More>>
As a 17-year-old convert to Christianity living in Pakistan, Ali (not his real name) was stabbed in the chest and left for dead by Muslims upset he had rejected their faith.
When he fled to England, his assailants tracked him down and threatened him.Read More>>
Christian persecution in the world’s largest democracy continues to escalate as India’s Christian community prepares for the Christmas holiday.Read More>>
In 2005, two congregations left the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). In 2006, three churches departed.
But the floodgates have lifted since then as decades-old tensions between liberals and conservatives have reached breaking points.Read More>>