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Apr 8, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Gatestone Institute: "The songs of praise to God are banned here." — Police officers to Christians, Turkmenistan. "Meanwhile, an increasing number of people are being incarcerated for crimes of opinion and defense of religious freedom." — Asia News As happens at Christmas every year throughout the Muslim world, Christians and ...

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Apr 5, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

PARIS (Reuters) - Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen said on Friday it would prevent schools from offering special lunches to Muslim pupils in the 11 towns it won in local elections, saying such arrangements were contrary to France's secular values. France's republic has a strict secular tradition enforceable by law, but faith-related demands have ...

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Apr 4, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

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Apr 4, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

(CNSNews.com) -- Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is “not permitted to receive Holy Communion” under the law of the Catholic Church, according to Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki, who heads the diocese of Springfield, Ill., which is Durbin’s home city. Bishop Paprocki affirmed this point concerning Durbin, who supports abortion, in a post at the blog Renew ...

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Apr 2, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 1, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON POST:  Mississippi legislators on Tuesday took up and quickly passed a religious freedom bill that could allow state residents to sue over laws they say place a substantial burden on their religious practices. Supporters of the measure [pdf] say it would protect religious freedoms, while opponents say it could be used to discriminate ...

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Apr 1, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Raymond Ibrahim: The United Nations, Western governments, media, universities, and talking heads everywhere insist that Palestinians are suffering tremendous abuses from the state of Israel. Conversely, the greatest human rights tragedy of our time—radical Muslim persecution of Christians, including in Palestinian controlled areas—is devotedly ignored. The facts speak for themselves. Reliable estimates indicate that anywhere ...

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Apr 1, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from TRUTH REVOLT: Appearing on The Ben Shapiro Show on KTTH 770 AM in Seattle, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) stated that the Obama administration could not be trusted not to leverage federal power against churches if the Supreme Court ruled against Hobby Lobby with regard to Obamacare. The Hobby Lobby case asks whether ...

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Apr 1, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

The alleged 2,000-year-old Holy Grail is on display in a church in León, Spain. Excerpted from The New York Post: Spanish historians say they have discovered what Monty Python could not — the Holy Grail, the legendary cup Jesus supposedly drank from at the Last Supper. The Spaniards — Margarita Torres and José Ortega del Río — ...

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Apr 1, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. - John 15:20 Excerpted from THE COLLEGE FIX: Conservative attorneys have come to the defense of a student who was simply talking about Jesus in his campus quad when administrators told him to stop because he did not have permission to preach and he might offend someone. Alliance ...

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Mar 29, 2014 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Marcos Perez, the girl’s father, told The Daily Caller that he did not wish to release the name of the school until he had learned the identity of the offending staff member. He said he spoke with the school principal, who denied that any staff members had obstructed his daughter’s ...

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Mar 27, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

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Mar 27, 2014 Comments Off Jake Hammer

POTUS has arrived at the Vatican. Motorcade pulled into St. Peter's Square and drove behind St Peter's Basilica pic.twitter.com/O4LpHLjIXl— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) March 27, 2014 Excerpted from The Hill: President Obama and Pope Francis spoke at length about shared concerns on foreign policy and income inequality during their historic meeting at the Vatican, President Obama said ...

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Mar 27, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Vatican City (AFP) - Pope Francis on Thursday defended the Catholic Church's anti-abortion stance and discussed immigration reform at a historic first meeting with President Barack Obama, whose health law has incensed Catholic leaders. The Vatican said the two sides had discussed "the exercise of the rights to religious freedom, life and conscientious objection", foiling White ...

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Mar 26, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Vatican City (AFP) - Barack Obama will meet Pope Francis for the first time Thursday for talks on a shared agenda to fight inequality which the US President hopes will help boost support at home. The talks between the first Latin-American pope and first African-American US president will focus on tackling the gap between the rich ...

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Mar 26, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Mar 26, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Liberty Unyielding: And now for the latest installment of “When Lesbians Meet God-Fearing Blacks.” If it sounds like the introduction to a bad soap opera, you won’t be surprised to learn that the story reads like one. This morality tale, reported by the Huffington Post, is written in a tone that makes ...

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Mar 26, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Mar 25, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Mar 25, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from TIME: Justices Kagan, Sotomayor and Ginsburg aggressively questioned the corporate challengers who want exemptions from providing contraception under Obamacare at Tuesday's oral arguments. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties say the measure violates their religious freedoms. The three women of the Supreme Court dominated questioning at the beginning of Tuesday’s oral arguments in a ...

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Mar 25, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from CNS NEWS: U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court hearing oral arguments today in the case of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.: If you restrict those of faith from applying their conscience to the world around them, then you quench the progress of ...

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Mar 25, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Mar 23, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is calling for a boycott of Guinness and Sam Adams beer to protest their brewers’ decision to pull their sponsorships of Monday's St. Patrick’s Day parades in New York and Boston respectively, League president Bill Donohue told CNSNews.com. Earlier this week, the beer companies announced that ...

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Mar 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The College Fix: A jury on Thursday found that University of North Carolina-Wilmington retaliated against one of its professors for his conservative, Christian views. The trial centered on criminology Professor Mike Adams, a former atheist who converted to Christianity and became a vocal proponent for his conservative views through books and a syndicated column. ...

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Mar 21, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

PARIS (AP) — An ancient relic that many Christians revere as Jesus Christ’s “Crown of Thorns” has made a special public appearance at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The crown – a circular band of branches encased in a gilded, golden tube – is being displayed for three days to mark the 800th anniversary of the ...

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