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Nigerian Christians Ask for Prayer at Christmas Amid Attacks

The radical Islamic group Boko Haram is carrying out a war to drive Christians from northern Nigeria, and dozens of Christians have died in bombing attacks during Christmas services the past two years.

Swedish Christian Worker, 70, Dies From Pakistan Shooting

Birgitta Almby, 70-year-old Bible school teacher and director of a Christian-run technical training institute in Lahore, died last night in her native Sweden from wounds sustained in a Dec. 3 shooting in Pakistan by suspected Islamic extremists.

  • Morning Star News |
  • December 13, 2012 |
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Google Top Searches for 2012

Google, the world's largest Internet search engine, has released its listing of top rated searches for 2012.

North Korean Rocket Launch Bodes Ill for Christians

North Korea's successful rocket launch is putting an end to some of the mystery surrounding its new leader, Kim Jong Un, with many world leaders saying he is now proving to be just as provocative as his late father, Kim Jong Il.

CAIR Urges Michigan Governor to Veto Anti-Sharia Bill

As Michigan lawmakers are working on a bill that could ban sharia in their state, the Muslim activist group Council on American-Islamic Relations is urging Gov. Rick Snyder to veto any legislation that would block Islamic law should the bill reach his desk.

The Church of Oprah-Wan Kenobi

Oprah is more than a celebrity. She is even more than a brand, or a business. She has become a shaping cultural force.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • December 13, 2012 |
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Coptic Christians Ask Free World to Cut Ties With Egypt Under Morsi

The founder of an international group of advocates for the equality and rights of Coptic Christians is appealing to the leaders of democratic nations to cut any ties with Egypt.

Christianity in Britain Losing Ground to Islam, Secularism

New figures from the 2011 Census show that the number of people who identify as Christians in England and Wales has fallen by 4 million over the last 10 years -- from 37.3 million in 2001 to 33 million last year.

Video: A Christmas Sneak Peek at History Channel's 'The Bible'

We've just received the first publicly released scenes from the upcoming History Channel series "The Bible."

U.S.: North Korea Missile Test 'Highly Provocative Act'

The White House called a long-range missile test by North Korea a "highly provocative act" that threatens regional security.

Grad Student Expelled for Stance on Homosexuality 'Vindicated'

Eastern Michigan University has settled a lawsuit with a graduate student who was kicked out for refusing to affirm homosexuality.

Obama Administration Recognizes Syrian Opposition Forces

The U.S. is now officially standing with the coalition of fighters opposing Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's regime. Syrian Christians, who fear for their future should Assad be defeated, say the growing presence of foreign Islamic fighters in the country and many Islamist brigades within the opposition Free Syrian Army are of particular concern.

U.S. Navy Cancels Nativity on Bahrain Military Base After Atheist Complaint

The Navy directed service members serving in Bahrain to cancel and dismantle a live nativity after receiving a complaint from a military atheist group who said the manger scene endangered Americans serving in a Muslim country and violated the U.S. Constitution.

Binge-Eating Teens More Likely to Use Drugs

Binge-eating adolescents are more likely to use marijuana and other drugs and become depressed, according to a new study.

Dating Violence in Teen Years Can Have Lasting Impact

Teenagers who experience dating violence could be more likely to get involved in violent relationships and have health problems as young adults, a new study suggests.

North Carolina Pro-Life License Plate Ruled Unconstitutional

North Carolina drivers who wanted to display a pro-life message on their car's license plate may never get a chance to do so.

British Boy Scouts Distance Themselves From God

Prospective Boy Scouts in Britain could soon be allowed to join the organization without pledging to uphold their "duty to God."

Hamas: We'll Never Surrender 'Palestine'

Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood offshoot in Gaza, celebrated its 25th anniversary over the weekend, and hundreds of thousands gathered in what some called the biggest rally in the history of Gaza to hear Hamas' political leader, Khaled Meshaal. He used the opportunity to pledge Israel's destruction.

Florida Atheist Installs 'Festivus' Sign Next to Nativity Scene

To protest a nativity scene that has been displayed every Christmas for the past 20 years in the South Florida town of Deerfield Beach, a local atheist has erected an 8-foot-tall "Festivus" pole with beer cans just six feet away from the manger.

Most Mobile Apps for Kids Secretly Collect and Share Information

A study from the Federal Trade Commission has found that most mobile apps for kids are secretly collecting information from children including device IDs, phone numbers, locations and other private information without their parents' knowledge or consent.

Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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