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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excertped from CNS News: Boko Haram, the Islamist extremist group in Nigeria, and other groups have killed 1,631 Christians in Nigeria in the first six months of 2014 - 91 percent of last year's total number of Christians killed, according to in the country in all of last year, according to the human rights ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: The Internal Revenue Service has settled a lawsuit brought by a secular activist group, reportedly agreeing to adopt standards for determining and investigating whether churches and religious organizations have violated restrictions on political activity. The precise terms of the settlement are still unclear, as is how the IRS will amend its policies ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from Jerusalem Post: The situation facing European Jewry is “simply intolerable, unacceptable and inexcusable,” Israeli Jewish Congress president Vladimir Sloutsker told MKs and foreign diplomats at a special session of the Knesset Immigration Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee on Monday. Calling the rise in anti-Semitic incidents accompanying Israel’s invasion of Gaza an “SOS situation,” Sloutsker ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Graffiti on a Mosul church says "real estate property of the Islamic State" - and the "N" letter refers to "Nassarah", the Koranic word for Christians Excerpted from BBC NEWS: The French government says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamist militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Many ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from DAILY CALLER: A federal court ruled Monday that the existence of a cross at Ground Zero does not violate the Constitution, slamming the appeal filed by the secular activist group American Atheists. The famous cross, formed by two intersecting beams left standing after the 9/11 attacks, has been a powerful spiritual symbol for many ...

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Jul 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

(CNSNews.com) – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) strongly condemned President Obama’s July 21 executive order, which prohibits federal contractors from discriminating "on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity," saying it is "unprecedented and extreme and should be opposed" and, in effect, "implements discrimination." In a statement released Monday, Archbishop William E. Lori ...

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Jul 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Imagine if it had said Muslims or Jews. Excerpted from Campus Reform: An Ohio State University (OSU) class has apparently determined another fundamental difference between Christians and atheists: their IQ points. An online quiz from the school’s Psychology 1100 class, provided to Campus Reform via tip, asked students to pick which scenario they found most likely given ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from THE PJ TATLER: Secretary of State John Kerry lauded the U.S. role in promoting religious freedom worldwide after the release of Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim. Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli helped arrange Ibrahim’s departure from Sudan to Rome, according to Vatican Radio. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi welcomed her at the airport; she ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from TODD STARNES: Bible Baptist Church in Carthage, Missouri is a small country church bursting with American pride. Old Glory is posted in the sanctuary. And every morning at summer youth camp, the teenagers pledge allegiance and sing the national anthem. Patriotic holidays are big doings at Bible Baptist. On Memorial Day, the church ladies ...

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag (L) and her children are photographed after landing at Ciampino Airport (EPA) (CNSNews.com) - Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, said “a warning should be sounded across America” over the Obama administration’s “virtual silence” toward the Sudanese government’s persecution of Meriam Ibrahim, who was imprisoned in Sudan for being a ...

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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: On Monday morning, President Obama signed an executive order prohibiting organizations that receive federal contracts from making employment decisions on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. A group of religious leaders and Obama allies had called for the executive order to include a religious exemption, so that "religious organizations ...

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Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a Democratic attempt to pass legislation that would force companies to provide all forms of contraceptive coverage to their employees, regardless of their religious beliefs. Democratic leaders sought to advance the Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act, a bill aimed at undoing the Supreme Court’s Hobby ...

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Jul 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – While President Barack Obama’s job approval rating was highest, by religion, among Muslims, other non-Christians, Jews (by faith), and atheists, his highest job disapproval ratings were among Christians -- Catholics, Protestants, Mormons, and other Christians. In the survey, conducted January-June 2014, Gallup asked about Obama’s job approval and disapproval, by religion. While 72% ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: On Wednesday, Senate Democrats introduced a bill that would force Christians and other conscientious objectors to pay for drugs and devices, including the "week-after" pill, that may kill human embryos. The new bill was drafted in response to Supreme Court's ruling last week that Obamacare's so-called contraceptive mandate as applied to family-owned ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from TODD STARNES: Pastors and churches have been banned from helping the thousands of illegal immigrant children housed in border detention facilities run by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, clergy in Texas and Arizona tell me. “Border Patrol told us pastors and churches are not allowed to visit,” said Kyle Coffin, the pastor of CrossRoads ...

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Jul 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

(CNSNews.com) – A document released by the Vatican last week reaffirmed longstanding Catholic teaching that marriage is exclusively between a man and a woman, and ruled out same-sex unions as its equivalent. “There are absolutely no grounds for considering homosexual unions to be in any way similar or even remotely analogous to God’s plan for ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jun 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has had a busy morning of audiences amid new health concerns following his cancellation of a planned outing. The 77-year-old Francis seemed tired but smiled frequently during a shorter-than-usual, 10-minute private audience Saturday with the president of Madagascar. But the pope delivered a speech without problem to a visiting Orthodox delegation, ...

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Jun 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Raymond Ibrahim: The most historic and emblematic sign of Muslim persecution of Christians returned in February: Christians in Raqqa, Syria, under the occupation of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, which has since consolidated more territory), were given the three classic choices of Islam: 1) convert to Islam or ...

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Jun 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Campus Reform:A federal judge ruled Friday that Colorado Christian University (CCU) does not have to provide contraceptive and sterilization services to its employees and students. Judge Robert E. Blackburn ruled that the Health and Human Services mandate in Obamacare infringes on the private Christian college’s freedom of religion. He wrote that the federal ...

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Jun 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Sudanese authorities have re-arrested a young mother a day after she was freed from death row where she'd been sent for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, according to a report. Meriam Ibrahim, who gave birth in a Khartoum prison after being sentenced to death in May for allegedly converting from Islam ...

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Jun 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who gave birth in a Khartoum prison after being sentenced to death in May for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity, has been freed, FoxNews.com has confirmed. Ibrahim, 27, refused to renounce her Christian faith in court in May, prompting a judge to sentence her to hang ...

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Jun 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Just a year ago, after months of bombings, shootings and kidnappings, Baghdad’s Monsignor Pios Cacha made a grim prediction. He said that his Iraqi Christian community was experiencing the kind of religious cleansing that eradicated the country’s once-thriving Jewish community half a century before. His rather prophetic words made headlines in Lebanon’s ...

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Jun 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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