Faith

Migrant Stabs Christian After Noticing Crucifix Necklace

A Moroccan illegal migrant was arrested in Rome after a heated argument on religion escalated into violence with the migrant allegedly stabbing an Italian Catholic after noticing his crucifix necklace.

Tunisian would-be immigrants wait before boarding a train at Rome's Termini station to Ventimiglia, the Italian border town with France on April 21, 2011. Dozens out of the thousands who have fled from Tunisia to Italy by boat in recent weeks in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution in January …

Christian Charity: Average of 345 Christians Killed Per Month Globally

Christians have become one of the most persecuted religious groups in the world according to figures from charity Open Doors which claims that per month on average around 345 Christians are murdered globally because of their beliefs. The Christian charity,

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Cuban Pastor, Wife Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Homeschooling

The Cuban communist regime sentenced Evangelical Pastor Ramón Rigal to two years in prison – and his wife Ayda Expósito to a year and half – on Monday for homeschooling their children, less than a week after their arrest for promoting the practice.

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Pete Buttigieg: ‘God Does Not Have a Political Party’

South Bend Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Monday discussed how he plans to unite religious Americans from across the political spectrum, arguing during a CNN town hall in New Hampshire that “God doesn’t have a political party.”

South Bend Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks at the West Side Democratic Club during a Dyngus Day celebration event on Monday, April 22, 2019 in South Bend, Indiana. - Buttigieg, the gay, liberal mayor of a small American city in the conservative bastion of Indiana, officially launched …

Sri Lanka Mulls Burqa Ban as Easter Jihad Death Toll Rises to 321

Sri Lanka may be considering joining a growing number of governments in banning the burqa, an Islamic head covering that leaves no part of a woman’s body visible, local media reported Tuesday in the aftermath of the series of suspected jihadist bombings targeting Christians on Easter Sunday.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 20: A Turkish girl stands in a crowd of women wearing burqas during the Shia holy day Ashura February 20, 2005 in Istanbul, Turkey. Ashura is a Shia Muslim holy day, celebrated as the most important day of the longer Muharram festival. The Ashura festival commemorates …

Another French Church Burns on Easter Sunday, Probable Arson

Police have confirmed that a fire in the French church of Notre-Dame de Grâce on Easter Sunday appears to have been intentionally set, making it the latest in a string of desecrations of Christian churches in the country.

French Gendarmes and firemen work outside a house where five people were found dead on January 21, 2013 in Garons, near Nimes, southern France. The bodies of two adults and three children were found by firemen after a neigbour called for a fire in the afternoon. AFP PHOTO / PASCAL …

Supreme Court to Hear Cases on LGBT Issues in Workplaces

The Supreme Court announced on Monday that later this year the justices will hear arguments on whether federal law forbids discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, in the first major LGBT cases since Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement.

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Pope Francis Calls for Repatriation of Syrian Refugees

Pope Francis’s Easter address on Sunday called for the return of Syrian refugees to their home country as he urged a political solution for the ongoing “humanitarian crisis” in the country.

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