American Pastor Saeed Transferred to Brutal Iranian Prison, Life in Danger

Judges can sidestep religion, but they can’t avoid morality

Scotland: Bid to remove religious voice from education

Youth leader killed in Tanzania church attack

Egypt Court Upholds Ruling To Ban Brotherhood

Iran: Christian “whipped with extreme violence” for drinking communion wine

UK: Veils in court: proposed consultation on judicial guidance

Ireland schedules 2015 referendum on marriage

Conservative Party rejects sex selection, euthanasia at Calgary convention

NI: Churches urge Guides to scrap ‘hurtful’ godless pledge

Ruling: Church not Required to Hire Pastor Engaged in Homosexual Behavior | Erik Stanley

Catholic principal says Quebec rule prohibits teaching faith

Irish Constitutional Convention Recommends Replacing Blasphemy Offense With Ban On Inciting Religious Hatred

42 % Of “in Vitro” Conceived Children Develop Cancer, Reveals A Study By The University Of Lund

UK: Victory as council drops charges against street preacher

UK: More than a fifth of councils say prayers in meetings

“Israel’s civil union bill must apply to everybody, not just same-sex couples”

    Haaretz: There are three bills on Knesset members’ desks that aim to extend the eligibility for civil unions beyond couples who claim to have no religion. Two of them are egalitarian proposals, giving the civil union option to any interested couple: the civil union bill initiated by Yesh Atid, and the proposal the Justice Ministry issued Sunday called the “Joint Living Law.” A third proposal would allow civil unions only for gays, while other voices within the coalition and outside it would specifically exclude same-sex couples from eligibility for civil unions. These last two approaches are unacceptable


  • Posted: 11/04/2013
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  • Category: Global: Marriage and Family
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  • Source: www.haaretz.com

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Brazil’s police take Bible classes to reduce stress

Central African Republic: Religious tinderbox

Kuwaiti woman arrested for driving sick father to hospital

Knesset debate on Jewish prayer on Temple Mount ends in name-calling, walkout

A Look At Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

Dutch Group Calls For Action On Child Webcam Sex

Former IVF baby warns of “three parent” IVF dangers

Britain to become first non-Muslim country to issue Islamic bond

Gay adoption ‘forced’ on N. Ireland as Supreme Court rejects appeal

Many Egyptians turning to Christ despite violence

Malta Bill To Redefine Marriage Halts Adoptions From Russia

How marriage DOES benefit your wealth, health and children… by think tank that used to say it didn’t matter

Obama orders government to prepare for impact of global warming

UN Committee Raises Stakes in International Tussle Over Abortion

    C-FAM: The committee that monitors the UN’s women’s treaty is famous for its extravagant opinions. Nowhere is its commitment to radical policies more explicit than when dealing with abortion. Even as the General Assembly is scrutinizing its work, the CEDAW committee, which monitors the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Violence Against Women, is promoting abortion in a controversial new general recommendation on women in situations of conflict.


  • Posted: 11/01/2013
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  • Category: Global: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: c-fam.org

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Kazakhstan: Baptist faces one year in jail, Hare Krishna community ordered halted for three months

UK: Contraceptive pill as popular as condoms among under-15s

Turkish women MPs wear Islamic veils in parliament for first time

Gideon Bibles banned from student halls

Confusion over Church same-sex blessings plan

Belgium considering unprecedented law to grant euthanasia for children, dementia patients

US ‘spied on future Pope Francis during Vatican conclave’

Boy Scouts names Robert Gates volunteer president; Gates oversaw end of DADT

Exposing ‘The Global War Against Christians’

UN Freedom Of Religion Official Recommends Controversial Sex Ed

UK: Campaigners and charities ‘frozen out’ by lobbying Bill

‘Folding of hands at prayer in schools not mandatory’

Sudan Accused of Helping Muslim Businessman Seize Property from Church

“Access to EC in Latin America Takes Center Stage at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights” | Center for Reproductive Rights

Saudis Release Blogger After 20 Months In Prison

UN Rights Chief Criticizes Maldives’ Top Court

UK’s Top Court: Ok For Hospital To Stop Treatment

Senior Muslim Brotherhood Leader Arrested In Egypt

Why Persecuted North Koreans Are Praying for the American Church

Beleaguered Syrian Christians fear future, increasingly targeted by jihadis

Irish government looks to referendum on marriage definition, homosexual adoption

European Commission: 28 Million Euro Earmarked For The World-wide Abortion Industry

Blame Canada: A Donor State Faces Pressure To Fund Abortions Through Foreign Aid

Islamic Attack: 128 Dead In Nigeria State Capital

Argentine Supreme Court Approves Limiting Tv Media

The Global Fight for Children’s Rights: Europe

Kerry Issues Statement Marking Oct. 27 As International Religious Freedom Day

Australian War Memorial Keeps ‘God’ Reference

Egypt Judges Resign From Trial Of Islamist Leaders

Attempt to expand abortion ‘bubble zone’ gives unintentional boost to Vancouver 40 Days for Life

Stop ‘eugenic’ creation of 3-parent embryos: Council of Europe Members to Britain

“Stop Promoting Moral Corruption In Our Country”: Georgian Intelligentsia To Eu Special Adviser

UK: Prayers disappearing from council meetings

Iraqi prelate challenges West to stand up for persecuted Christians

U.S. Olympic athletes must promise to fight ‘discrimination’ based on ‘sexual orientation’

Vietnam: Vinh, 7 months jail for two Catholics who fought for religious freedom

Chinese authorities block internet access to bishop’s pastoral message

Report: Syrian rebels organize burning of Bibles, other Christian books

    Fides.org: The militia of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the faction that in several regions of Syria monopolized the armed insurrection against the regime in Damascus in recent days have organized a book burning of Bibles and Christian books in front of the Greek – Catholic church of Our Lady of the Annunciation in Raqqa, the Syrian city which has been for months under the control of anti-Assad militias.


  • Posted: 10/28/2013
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  • Category: Global: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.fides.org

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Egypt’s Constitution Drafting Committee Remains Split Over Language On Country’s Religious Identity

The U.S. needs a new strategy in addressing China’s human rights

Traumatized Survivors of Wedding Attack in Egypt Look to God