Tag: War on Christianity

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Iran: Nine Christians Arrested in Church on Christmas Day

A group of Christians in Iran have been arrested while attending church on Christmas Day in Shiraz. The church was raided by plain-clothes officers from Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security who confiscated personal items and satellite dishes and behaved

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Texas Cops Say City Infringing on Religious Rights by Refusing Bible Study

For years, police officers in the Beaumont Police Department have held a voluntary Bible study at the police station during their lunch hour. The City of Beaumont has now demanded that the officers cease doing so. The officers are sending a pre-suit letter saying the city is infringing on their religious rights.

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War on Christmas Hits Small Texas Town

The War on Christmas has hit a small East Texas town. Residents of Orange, Texas, are furious that a nativity scene has been taken down after 30 years. The city manager decided to remove it from city property after atheists demanded a display of their own.

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English Schools Must Teach Atheism In Religion Lessons, Court Rules

Atheism must be taught as part of religious education lessons in British schools, the High Court has ruled. In a victory for three families supported by the British Humanist Association (BHA), the High Court ruled that Education Secretary Nicky Morgan

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CBS Minnesota Mocks Christians for Being Offended by Starbucks Cups

On Monday’s CBS Minnesota, Kim Johnson, Matt Brickman and Jason DeRusha all reacted to the report that a former pastor has spoken out against Starbucks’ removal of Christmas ornaments on its cups. The pastor, Joshua Feuerstein, made a video that went viral

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Scarlett Johansson Reads the Bible in Porn Voice

Using an erotic, pornographic tone, Hollywood leading lady Scarlett Johansson reads verses from the Holy Bible on a new comedy album, in order to mock “misogynistic” quotes within the Book of Deuteronomy.

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Syrian Archbishop Warns Christians ‘Could Disappear’ from the Country

Christians in Aleppo, Syria, are currently facing some of the most intense fighting since the civil war broke out in 2011. Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart spoke out following Easter attacks on Christians, warning the world Christianity in Syria “could disappear.”

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‘Endangered Species’: Christianity at the Brink of Extinction in Turkey

The Christian population of Turkey is evaporating rapidly. The nation, a NATO member since 1952, has experienced a reduction in its Christian population from 20% 100 years ago to only 0.2% today. The latest blow in the community occurred at the Hagia Sophia during Easter holy week.