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From Pakistani Slum, 5,000-Seat Church Rises

The newly built church in Karachi is a testament to the resilience and hope of Pakistani Christians amid persecution.

Somali Famine Victims Scared to Return Home

Parts of Somalia are beginning a slow recovery from famine, but some Somali refugees say they won't return home.

Democracy in Indonesia 'A Lie'

Despite Indonesia's movement toward democracy, human rights groups say the country continues to allow the targeting of religious minorities.

This Happened to My Son on a Plane

I was on a recent flight with our family and encountered something unexpected.

Refugees at Risk in South Sudan

Thousands of Christian refugees are caught in the crossfire of rising tensions between Sudan and the new nation of South Sudan.

Personhood USA Launches Third Try for Amendment in Colorado

The pro-life group that sponsored Mississippi's unsuccessful personhood amendment is working to get a similar measure on Colorado's 2012 ballot.

What I Saw at Saturday's Discussion

It is in the act of discussion, suggested the late Christian writer C.S. Lewis, that you rouse the patient's reason. And when such a deliberation is approached thoughtfully and pointedly on a stage, you awaken the senses and stir the hearts of the audience, too.

Iraqi Christians 'Living in Fear'

More than a year after an attack on a Baghdad church left 58 dead, Christians in Iraq's capital say they still fear for their lives.

Addressing Self-Delusion

The truth is that you can’t make progress if you have no idea from where you are starting.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • November 21, 2011 |
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Senate Grants USCIRF Stay of Execution Until December

The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations voted Thursday to keep the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom alive until Dec. 16.

Happy Orphans?

It's common to wax nostalgic for the past, to suggest that the "good old days" weren't just good - but great. If only we could turn back the clock, so the logic goes, all would be well.

Kazakhs Feeling Effects of New Laws Restricting Religious Freedom

A month after two new far-reaching laws limiting religious freedom came into effect in Kazakhstan, the religious community is feeling the full effects.

Thanksgiving: A National Tradition

As we approach this national day of thanksgiving, I thought it necessary to reflect upon our nation’s long history of giving thanks to Almighty God.

  • S. Michael Craven |
  • November 21, 2011 |
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Growing Concerns for the Future of Syrian Christians

Amid growing unrest, Syrian Christians -- including thousands of Iraqi refugees -- fear for their future and the future of religious freedom.

The Riddle of Reality , Part 2

It has been said that all politics is local. Not so, in the microcosm of elementary particles...

Pakistan Bans 'Obscene' Words in Text Messages, Including 'Jesus Christ'

Pakistan ordered mobile phone companies to begin blocking text messages containing any of 1,500 designated "offensive" words.

N.J. Nurses Say Lawsuit Hasn't Stopped Abortion Duties

Twelve New Jersey nurses who objected to being forced to assist with abortions say their hospital is still compelling them to do the procedures.

Evangelist Shot Dead in Pakistan

Jameel Saawan, a widely respected evangelist who visited families in Karachi every day to share the Bible, was shot dead by an unidentified gunman.

Our Magnificent Obsession

Fred Barnes is the executive editor of the Weekly Standard and an astute political writer and commentator. I want to call your attention to his most recent column. It was titled “Hidden Persuaders: The unheralded gains of the pro-life movement.”

What's Hot? 11/18/11

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

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