Many of us celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday. Social media platforms were filled with smiling pictures as some of us remembered our moms who have since passed away. Other snapshots were of today’s young moms, surrounded by babies and toddlers and all the hope and promise they bring. Mothers of grown children as well as grandmothers and birthmothers were also celebrated.
- May 12, 2014 |
Stephen D. Pettit, Sr. will serve as the fifth President of BJU.
A survey claims that Hispanics in the United States are turning away from their Catholic roots.
Jerusalem authorities report a church in the Holy Land has been vandalized only weeks before Pope Francis visits the area.
U.S. Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin Indyk reports that in the attempted peace talks between Israel and Palestine, neither nation seemed to want peace enough to compromise.
The Vatican issued an urgent appeal Thursday (May 8) for the release of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Boko Haram is among the most vicious terrorist groups operating in North Africa, home to some of the worst Islamist extremists in the world.
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Islamic religious police in Indonesia plan to publicly flog a 25-year-old widow and a married man for adultery after vigilantes gang-raped her as punishment for having extramarital sex, according to media reports.
The U.N. said Thursday that the South Sudan government and rebels have both abused human rights.
No one can make a grown man cry with humble appreciation like a mom. Take Kevin Durant, the 25-year-old winner of the 2014 NBA Most Valuable Player award. During his emotional speech that took place just in time for Mother’s Day, Durant reflected back on the uphill road his single mother, Wanda Pratt, walked with her two young sons.
The cable network HGTV has pulled reality series Flip It Forward allegedly because the hosts of the show, brothers David and Jason Benham, hold a biblical worldview on the issues of life and marriage.
The kidnapping of 300 teenage schoolgirls by the Islamist group Boko Haram has shamed Nigeria, Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan said Wednesday (May 7).
Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox leaders joined forces on Wednesday (May 7) to call for an end to the silence over persecuted Christian communities in Egypt, Iraq and Syria.
The NiSource energy company is taking heat for rescinding a job after it was offered to a homeschooled man.
Last month, Bob Coy resigned from his post as Calvary Chapel lead pastor when he admitted his “moral failure.” The church has now announced Pastor Doug Saunder will take on the position.
Bullied teens are up to 31 times more likely to bring a weapon to school compared to non-bullied students, according to new research.
May 7 marked Saeed Abedini’s second consecutive birthday in an Iranian prison.
Syria has gained the attention of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) as the nation continues to violate citizens’ religious rights in drastic ways.
According to a new study released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, children raised outside of the nuclear family unit (with a biological mother and father) have a greater likelihood of experiencing trauma.