Widespread news accounts of handbills being circulated in the troubled eastern Ukraine province of Donetsk calling for registration of all Jews with a putative separatist government may have been a hoax, according to a report in The New Republic magazine.
As the world focuses on Jerusalem’s Old City on this Good Friday, watching the throngs of Christian pilgrims, some bearing wooden crosses, making their way along the cobblestoned Via Dolorosa (the Way of Sorrows) — the path that Jesus walking on his way to His Crucifixion — the followers of Christ continue to suffer persecution for their faith.
Republicans today seem obsessed with the need to "get right with Reagan," while Rand Paul may have "de-Reaganized" himself by suggesting that America should not go to war with Iran over its nuclear program.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for April 14 - 20, 2014.
A leader in the Syrian rebel forces admits fighting side-by-side with al-Qaeda.
The provincial government of China’s eastern coastal province of Zhejiang is conducting a three-year campaign to eradicate “illegal” structures — a program that Christians believe will give the government carte blanche to demolish some Christian churches.
Father Frans (Francis) Van der Lugt, a Jesuit priest, was shot and killed in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on April 7.
Alan Gross, an American contractor who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years, began a hunger strike last week to protest his treatment by both the Cuban and U.S. governments.
A Coptic woman has become the latest victim of deadly Islamic violence against Christians in Egypt.
Pro-Russian protesters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk are reported to have declared a “people’s republic.” The separatists seized the city's Security Service of Ukraine building over the weekend and raised a Russian flag over it on Monday, proclaiming the creation of the independent People’s Republic of Donetsk.