Category Archives: Global

Vatican Chief Justice: Pro-Abortion Politicians Must Not Receive Holy Communion

Widdecombe: PM must listen to party over marriage

“BBC uses Easter show about crucifixion to push gay agenda”

Atheist Nick Clegg will send son Antonio to Catholic secondary London Oratory in Fulham

Tibetans hold prayer vigil outside UN office in Geneva

Czech Constitutional Court Refuses Injunction Pending Its Decision On Church Restitution Law

Israel May Have Coalition Government That Dramatically Changes Current Religion-State Arrangements

Germany: Will Fight Female Boardroom Quotas

Court Suspends Egypt’s Parliament Election

Christian Shot Dead near Kismayo, Somalia

Canada: Tory MP’s motion to condemn sex-selective abortions up for debate March 2

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dead, VP says

Communism: What You Don’t Know is Killing Unborn Children

Canadian Court Should Fix Errors It Made in Euthanasia Case

We don’t buy and sell people | Bruce J. Clemenger of Evangelical Fellowship of Canada

Slanted Media Reporting On Commission On The Status Of Women

Australia parents face India surrogacy barriers: expert

Poland: “Focus on Gay Lawmaker After Walesa’s Words”

Ottawa comic shop pulls books of writer for opposing marriage redefinition

UN agency nixes Gaza marathon over ban on women

Quadruplets Turn One After Mother Rejected Abortion Advice

Mass Arrest and Torture of Christians in Libya

Safwat Hegazy: Shia Islam is ‘blasphemy’ and ‘will never exist in Egypt’

Canada: Supremacists Courts

Empire strikes back: China assaults home churches

“Spanish minister angers gays over same-sex marriage comments”

N. Korea’s ‘hatred of Christians’ puts 70,000 believers in prison

UK: Still meaning in life, says man with locked-in syndrome

Germany: Conservatives reconsider stance on marriage

Quebec Government: Please Differentiate Between Transphobia and Homophobia

Tanzania: Time stops in Rome, but war on Christians continues

A Questionable Victory for Free Speech

Czech Lawmakers To Charge President With Treason

Organization of Islamic Cooperation Ramps Up ‘Islamophobia’ Campaign

Hamas warns Obama: Don’t visit Temple Mount

Christian activist says he won’t be muzzled by Supreme Court, will deliver more flyers next week

Muslim-Christian Conflict Shuts Down Nigeria Churches

Ireland: Stormont rally opposes any abortion law change

UK: Police chaplain forced to step down after expressing views on marriage

“‘Crisis’ for Cameron as gay marriage row aids Tory defeat”

Pro-lifers claim abortion is holding the Swiss economy back

Northern Ireland assembly members seek to outlaw private abortion clinics

Has the Bell Begun to Toll for China? | Pat Buchanan at Townhall

US, Israel slam Turkish PM’s remarks on Zionism

“Gay Rights Emerge as Campaign Issue in Germany” | NYT

Observatory Submits 67 Cases to OSCE Hate Crime Report 2012

Spanish Supreme Court Invalidates City’s Burqa Ban

Egypt: Muslims firebomb church demanding Christian convert

“‘No mandate’: More Tories quit over gay marriage”

UK: Leading GP backs giving out morning-after pill at schools

New Evidence Challenges UN Commissioner’s Call for Comprehensive Sex Ed

Asia has more billionaires than North America

Report: Religious Violence Rising In Indonesia

UK: Leading SNP figure risks losing seat over marriage redefinition

Ireland: Transgender sues for new birth cert

Australian Muslim Activists Lose Free Speech Case

Natural Law And Secular Enlightenment Morality

    Pascal Emmanuel Gobry at The American Scene: But of course, as any freshman philosophy student can tell, the problem comes when you try to ground those universal human rights. Where do they come from? Who confers them? Why should they be respected? There’s basically only two ways to do so, one theistic and one non-theistic. Universal human rights are perfectly grounded if they come from God, as the Declaration of Independence asserts and as I believe in my heart of hearts. But not everybody likes that, and it sort of defeats the purpose of creating this secular moral system to begin with. The only other way that I’m aware of to ground the idea of universal human rights is in, wait for it, the natural law.

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Indian Court Says Child Marriage Ban Overrides Muslim Personal Law

New Zealand: ‘Husband’ and ‘Wife’ To Be Removed From Family Laws

New Zealand: Churches & Celebrants Not Protected By Marriage Bill

Bahamas Bishop: ‘Bad’ families are creating a ‘homosexual avalanche’

Catholic expert details ‘Huge homosexual underground in the Church’

New Zealand Parliamentary Committee votes to redefine marriage

Christian Exodus from Syria Raises Hopes for Resurrection in Turkey

Audit Of Family Planning Money Should Include International Aid

UK: “Top lawyer: politicians scared to say marriage is important”

Politics undermine Iraq’s judiciary

Tanzania: Muslims Behead Another Christian Pastor

Sudan: Christians Arrested To Appease Islam?