Catholic military chaplains cannot be forced to witness or bless a same-sex marriage, nor are they allowed to take part in any marriage counseling retreats that are open to gay couples under new rules issued by the Archdiocese for the Military Services.
- September 26, 2013 |
Thanks to advances in technology, including both two-dimension and four-dimension ultrasounds, and advanced medical understanding on topics like fetal pain, the medical profession is increasingly seeing a developing baby for what she or he is — a real person, not simply a blob of tissue and cells.
- September 26, 2013 |
An evangelical pastor who has been jailed in Iran for his Christian activities said Monday he was told by a court to remain behind bars because he "did not change."
An adult at 18? Not any more in the UK: According to new guidelines, adolescence now ends at 25 to prevent young people from getting an inferiority complex.
An International Mission Board missionary family of seven was trapped in Nairobi's Westgate Shopping Mall and separated as gunfire raged around them and bodies fell. They managed to escape within the first few hours of the siege.
Two Christian women were among a number of prisoners of conscience released in Iran ahead of new president Hassan Rouhani's first address to the U.N. General Assembly in New York this week.
Most people don’t get married planning to divorce, but much of what they do before they wed sadly leads them to that place.
Students can now raise funds for college in the way many business start-ups do.
Beaver Country Day School (Chestnut Hill, Mass.) becomes the first school in the U.S. to implement computer coding into each of its classes.
The wife of the American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith says her husband remains bold for Jesus Christ in prison.
The stand-off at Westgate shopping center in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi continued well into the night on Monday, the third day since the siege started.
Anguish and anger has erupted across Pakistan since Sunday after two suicide bombers killed dozens of people as they were leaving church services.
An Egyptian court has banned the Muslim Brotherhood, meaning the group can no longer operate and organize protests.
Even the casual observer will acknowledge there's an overabundance of sarcasm and biting attitudes throughout the culture today. Horrifying violence and evil are regularly depicted on the news and throughout social media. And in case you haven’t noticed, a growing number of people are cynical of societal institutions.
Citing neo-Confederate ties, Cincinnati pastors ask NRB to reconsider Constitution course
At least 70 people attending Sunday church services were killed by twin suicide bombings in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, one of the bloodiest attacks against the country's Christian minority.
After her family in Khartoum, Sudan, nearly buried her alive for leaving Islam and authorities imprisoned her for six months, a Sudanese Christian thought she might find refuge in Ethiopia. She had fled to Ethiopia in 2010, five years after putting her faith in Christ. By the following year, she found herself face-to-face with hostile Sudanese officials.
The supernatural has become big business in the U.K. in recent years, and it’s a similar story in the United States. It seems our interest in the paranormal knows few bounds.
Members of the Islamist terrorist group al Shabaab, wearing black turbans and carrying grenades and automatic weapons, ordered women, men and children to line up. Those who were Muslims could go, they said, but anyone who was not a Muslim would be executed.
Federal officials have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the government mandate that private companies offer employees birth control coverage despite the business owner's moral objections, with the company at the center of the suit owned by billionaire evangelical Christians.