Iraq’s day of carnage on Monday may result in this year’s Islamic fast month of Ramadan matching last year’s when it comes to deadly violence in the country.
Over the past decade, child poverty grew in 38 states. Economic recession and housing foreclosures are among the major reasons, wiping out earlier gains, a new report finds.
Several recent studies have found that digital communications can lead to more or better friendships, online and off. Do you agree?
FOX News.com reports that a state university in North Carolina has put out a list of approved "gay friendly" churches for faculty and students.
Iranian authorities have seized six thousand five hundred copies of the Bible in northwest of Iran.
Police on Wednesday said they had prevented an attack on a Tampa high school after arresting an expelled student and discovering materials at his home to make pipe bombs.
- August 17, 2011 |
Being heavy in young adulthood can lead to earlier death, even if a person loses weight later.
Frank Bruni wrote in his New York Times column that when it comes to fixing out country’s problems, “faith and prayer just won’t cut it. In fact, they’ll get in the way.” Is Bruni right?
Shortly before he was scheduled to address 165,000 people at the annual Willow Creek Leadership Summit, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz withdrew, thanks to a petition signed by only 700 people.
The missing Christian human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng’s 2006 probationary sentence for “subversion of state power” expired on 14 August.
Militants in Somalia continue to be the biggest stumbling block to delivering aid to the famine-plagued country.
We wring our hands over government corruption, corporate greed, and the breakdown of the family, but what’s to be done? How do we go about uprighting our morally capsized culture?
I do not think it too strong or sensational to say that we are witnessing the collapse of Western civilization. Across the Western world, the fruits of apostasy and secularism are manifesting themselves in overwhelmingly destructive ways. In essence, we in the West are reaping precisely what we have sown. Mankind cannot construct a world devoid of subservience to God and hope to prosper.
A battle is brewing over the marital status of two Sesame Street characters. An online campaign has been started to have Bert and Ernie marry, in order to show support for LBGT children.
Americans For Truth About Homosexuality announced a peaceful sign vigil for August 11-12 outside Willow Creek Community Church to protest the mega-church's disassociation from a Christian ministry that helps men and women overcome unwanted homosexual desires.
- August 14, 2011 |
Religion News Service reports that the annual peace service at Westminster Cathedral acquired fresh significance on Tuesday evening as Londoners gathered to pray for their city and other British communities torn by rioting.
- August 14, 2011 |
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
- August 12, 2011 |