A large Arab festival in Dearborn, Michigan, has been cancelled for the second straight year because of high insurance costs resulting from attacks on Christians during the event.
Twin brothers David and Jason Benham have had their upcoming home renovation show cancelled by the HGTV network over their Christian views on marriage and abortion.
Women who have abortions usually want to put the experience behind them, tucking the memory away in the recesses of their minds. But not Emily Letts. The 25-year-old former actress filmed her own surgical abortion — and then posted the video on the Internet. She said that she wanted to present “a positive abortion story.”
The Vatican’s annual course on exorcism, entitled “Exorcism and Prayer of Liberation,” began on May 5 at Rome’s Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum. The course concludes Saturday with an examination of the ministry of exorcism and a roundtable discussion. Its description states that the course “seeks to explore the theoretical and practical implications of the ministry of exorcism. It is designed particularly to help bishops in the preparation of the priests they assign to this ministry.”
On April 29, Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and 32 other senators sent a letter to their Senate colleagues asking them to call on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (S.1670) up for an immediate floor vote.
A Gilford, New Hampshire, man was arrested at a school board meeting Monday night after vigorously objecting to a sexually graphic novel his 14-year-old daughter and her 9th grade classmates were assigned to read without parental notification.
First Amendment rights remained intact at the East Carolina University, much to the delight of religious graduates.
The ruling should have been 9-0. Instead, religious freedom was sustained by the slimmest of margins: 5-4.
To squander the time of poor kids, for whom education is often their only hope of escaping poverty, is truly an irresponsible self-indulgence by adults who should know better, and it is one more sign of the moral bankruptcy of too many people in our schools.
As religious freedom continues to come under ruthless attack by governments from Communist China and North Korea to the Middle East, major new threats to religious liberty are increasingly emerging across the West.