Pro-marriage and pro-life Christians have been likened to violent terrorists by a group of secularists and atheists. A manifesto calling for the establishment of an "international front against the religious-right and for secularism" has been signed by gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, National Secular Society President Terry Sanderson and prominent...
Muslim primary school teachers should be allowed to wear head veils whilst in the classroom, a former Archbishop of Canterbury has said. Lord Rowan Williams said fears that a woman covering her face would affect a child’s education were ‘misplaced’. In an interview with Christian think tank Theos he said there...
Award Wining Gospel group, RCCG Living Faith Connections Choir yesterday won the coveted prestigious Mobo Awards for Best Gospel Act which took place at London’s Wembley Arena amongst pomp and pagentry, the group was nominated earlier in the month in the category which was left open for voting in...
(Photo : BBC News) A man has been decapitated and several others injured at a factory in France in what President Francois Hollande has called a terrorist attack. Two men drove into the Air Products gas factory near Lyon, officials said, before several explosions were heard. One of the suspects, who was...
Christian Today report- Nearly one in five Britons is now an atheist according to a YouGov poll for The Times published today. The proportion of atheists is highest among younger generations, with nearly a third of those aged under 24 describing themselves as atheist, compared to just a tenth of those...
Mexican Catholic priests are among the most persecuted in the world, with attacks having increased by 80 per cent over the past two years, a new report has found. Released by the Mexican Catholic Multimedia Centre (CCM), the report confirms that six priests have been murdered and three others the...
The British Ambassador to Nepal has been accused of supporting the work of Christian missionaries in the majority-Hindu nation. Andrew Sparkes, who became the ambassador in Kathmandu in April 2013, wrote an article in the Republica newspaper to mark International Human Rights Day on 10 December. "We encourage you to ensure...
Rick Joyner Issues Urgent Warning: ISIS Coming to America as the 'Gate of Hell' Has Opened
On Prophetic Perspectives, Rick Joyner shares the troubling dream he had Thursday night about ISIS's plans in America and how martial law may save us. Joyner shares what ISIS in America may look like, what that may mean for you and your family, how to prepare, how this crisis can be...
Pope Francis has thanked Iraqi Christians for giving witness to Christ in the region. The Holy Father has released a video message for believers in the country who are being targeted by Islamic State militants. Tens of thousands have been forced to flee their homes by the extremists who are trying...
A saxophone-playing Oxford graduate who lives a "Christ-centred life" has been appointed the first woman bishop in the Church of England. Downing Street this morning announced that the new Bishop of Stockport will be Rev Libby Lane, currently vicar of St Peter's, Hale, and St Elizabeth's, Ashley in the Chester...
The Archbishop of Canterbury's urged people not to let the perceived pressure of having the 'perfect Christmas' to ruin the day. Most Revd Justin Welby's made the comments as he discussed spending a childhood Christmas with his father, who was an alcoholic. In an interview with ITV, Archbishop Justin also reflects...
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A new medical study has concluded that it is possible for an individual to have 'awareness', even after the brain has shut down, the Telegraph reports. The latest evidence suggests that some kind of consciousness can continue for minutes after a person is clinically dead, which was previously thought impossible. In...
rue Christians aren’t afraid of getting their hands dirty and will do whatever it takes to save everyone from sin, Pope Francis has said in a morning homily. “A true priest, a true Christian, have this zeal inside that no one should be lost. And for this reason they aren’t...
An Anglican bishop has joined calls for the reform of Britain's immigration system, with a time limit for holding people detained under immigration law. More than 30,000 people were held in the year ending March 2014 at centres including Yarl's Wood, according to Government figures. Britain is the only European...
A Liberian bishop unable to attend the Synod of Bishops on the family has urged the Church to use its influence to help west African families deal with the enormous suffering caused by Ebola. Bishop Anthony Fallah Borwah of Gbarnga told the American Catholic News Service that “whole families are...
More than 2,000 people turned up in St Peter’s Square today to dance a tango for Pope Francis on his birthday. The Pope, who is 78 today, was greeted with happy birthday songs as he drove through St Peter’s Square and stopped to blow out the candles on a birthday...
The Pope has called for the abolition of capital punishment and declared life imprisonment "a hidden death penalty". In a meeting yesterday with representatives of the International Association of Penal Law, Pope Francis said: "All Christians and people of good will are thus called today to struggle not only for...
Pope Francis has told beleaguered Christians in the Middle East that they have the support of the entire Church this Christmas. In a letter, the Pope said Middle East Christians “play a significant role in the Church and in the countries where you live”. “The entire Church is close to you...
An acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician who has sold more than 15 million albums,Michael W. Smith & Friends: The Spirit of Christmas is Smith’s fourth Christmas project, following the successful releases of Michael W. Smith Christmas (1989), Christmastime (1998) and It’s A Wonderful Christmas (2007). “This is the most unique...
More than 50 MPs have written to the Pakistani government calling for an urgent review of the Asia Bibi case. Mrs Bibi, an illiterate Christian farm worker from Punjab, has spent five years in prison after been accused of blaspheming Mohammed during an argument with neighbours over a well. Last...
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