Category Archives: Global

Nigeria: Trial For 500 Islamic Extremist Suspects

Israel to consider extending tax breaks to same-sex couples

Self-harm And Suicidal Thoughts Among Transgender People = 78%+

New Zealand: Couple Wins Suit, Doc Didn’t Suggest Aborting Baby With Spina Bifida

Belgium step closer to child euthanasia

‘Memories’ pass between generations

Argentina: Violent Pro-Abortion Mob Attacks Pro-Life People Praying at Catholic Church

Egypt’s Interim President Receives Charter Draft

Jewish activists want to pray on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, raising alarm in Muslim world

Australia: “High Court to hear same-sex marriage challenge”

The Croatian Government’s Dirty War Against Marriage

Judge Sir Paul Coleridge quit because of lack of ‘support’ over marriage stance

‘Tories losing support over issues like gay marriage’

Scotland: “Evangelicals criticise MSPs over hasty gay marriage vote”

Pro-life doctors’ group protests push to bring RU-486 abortion drug to Canada

How Can a UN Committee Against Torture be Pushing Abortion on Ireland?

    LifeNews: UNCAT intends to issue a second Report into practices in Ireland but before doing so, it raised a number of questions to be answered by the Irish Government. Among them, it has queried “whether adequate services for carrying out abortions exist in (Ireland)”. It has also asked for “information on whether current legislation regarding termination of pregnancy upholds a woman’s rights to freedom from discrimination and to prevent other breaches of the convention.”

  • Posted: 12/02/2013
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Pakistani Christian, once sentenced to death for blasphemy, released from prison

A Month of Horror for Christians under Islam: September 2013

In Egypt Charter, New Rights, but No Great Change

300,000 defend marriage, children’s rights in Taiwan

Bishop Olmsted: key to New Evangelization is to trust the ‘tough truths’ on sexuality

    LifeSiteNews: Even “some of our clergy” have lost confidence in the truth about marriage, life and religious liberty, Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix warned at a major meeting of Catholic leaders held in Mexico City November 16-19. This loss of confidence comes as a result of the relentless attack from secular culture, he said, adding that if Christians don’t maintain their confidence in these “tough truths” it will hurt the spread of the Gospel.

  • Posted: 12/02/2013
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In Nigeria and Abroad, Boko Haram Finally Gets Recognition It Deserves

European Court Hears Arguments In French Burqa Ban Challenge

Kazakhstan Creates New Initiatives To Combat Religious Extremism

Croatians Approve Constitutional Amendment Barring Same-Sex Marriage

Islamic Militants Attack Nigerian Air Force Base

Hope Dims for Religious Rights in Iran with Sanctions Deal

UK: Child taken from womb by social services

European Science Foundation Calls For Needless Embryo Destruction

“Estrela-report” Passed In Committee, Will Be Voted In European Parliament On 10 December

Jeremy Hunt calls for guidance on sex-selective abortion

Supreme Court Orders DOJ response in German homeschoolers’ asylum case

After Unilateral Air Defense Move, Beijing Sends Carrier to Another Sensitive Area

“NSA Reportedly Sought to Discredit ‘Radicals’ By Disclosing Online Sexual Activities, Visits to Porn Sites” | ACLU

Planned Move of U.S. Vatican Embassy Stirs Conroversy

“IRS Pushes To Rein In Tax-exempt Political Groups”

Islamic Extremists Kill at Least 71 Christians in Nigeria

Belgium: Senate Panel Approves Measure Allowing Doctors to Euthanize Children

US bombers defy Chinese no-fly zone

AIDS proves stubborn in Europe as new HIV infections rise

“Could A Win For LGBT Adoption Rights Kill Marriage Equality In Colombia?”

    BuzzFeed: On Nov. 16, El Espectador published a story reporting on a leaked draft of the court’s ruling, written by Luis Guillermo Guerrero, a conservative judge who took over from liberal Juan Carlos Henao in 2012. To their relief, it suggested the court was preparing to rule in their favor. The fact that a judge with Guerrero’s conservative reputation is planning to endorse a ruling in favor of LGBT family rights came as an encouraging surprise to LGBT rights advocates. But they won’t see it as a total win if the ruling is issued as El Espectador reports

  • Posted: 11/26/2013
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David Cameron welcomes family-friendly internet filters

Saskatoon councillors reject prayer policy

Christians Flee Marauding Muslims in Africa’s ‘Forgotten Crisis’

Obama Administration Snubs Catholic Church With Vatican Embassy Downgrade

U.N. Experts Call On Malaysia To Reverse Ban On Catholic Paper Using “Allah” To Refer To God

Israeli State Rabbinical Court Fines Mother For Refusing To Have Son Circumcised

Prostitution: France Wants To Punish Clients

Police Fire Water Cannon To Disperse Egypt Rallies

Germany Reviewing Surveillance Of Scientology

Putin Signs Law Banning Abortion Ads as It Decimates Russia’s Population

European court to hear France veil case

Sweden is violating the rights of pro-life doctors: complaint to Council of Europe

“Croatia: Post-communist Nomenklatura Wants To Re-define Marriage, But Civil Society Resists”

Court bans Christian radio advertisement

Prof calls for lowering age of consent to 15, PM says no

School kids to be labeled racist for not attending Islamic workshop

Reports: U.S. unfreezes $8 billion in Iranian assets

Iran Deal a ‘Betrayal’ of American Pastor Jailed Because of His Christian Faith

New EU ‘flagships’ to focus on multilateral aid

Angola Steps Up Ban On Mosques In the Country

Russia: MP seeks to establish Orthodox Christianity as national Constitution basis

Google could end China’s web censorship in 10 days – why doesn’t it?

Pope says ‘no Middle East without Christians’

In Egypt, A Darkening Mood As Instability Persists

Tajikistan: “The law demands that all religious literature be checked by the state”

Kazakhstan: Baptists arrested for worshipping without permission

UK population growing faster than any other EU country, 33% from immigration

Australian euthanasia advocate Nitschke opens Internet suicide clinic

Flight of Iraq Christians resumes amid surge in unrest

“Anti-religious rhetoric” putting off religious couples from adopting

MSP: Scottish Parliament ‘out of touch’ over marriage redefinition

‘Largest Massacre of Christians in Syria’ Ignored

European Sex and Abortion Report Comes Back