Clare Morris

Christian Post Contributor

'The Book of Mormon' Leads Broadway Box Office Sales

For the first time since opening nearly a year ago, the musical "The Book of Mormon" topped Broadway box office ticket sales last weekend. It beat out the big players, "Wicked" and "The Lion King," musicals that usually lead box office sales. "The Book of Mormon" grossed $1,455,329, whereas "Wicked" grossed $1,349,433, and "The Lion King" brought in only $1,226,681.

Vladimir Putin Vows to Defend Christianity Worldwide

The representative of the Russian Orthodox Church has told Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin this week of the urgent situation Christians are facing around the world in persecution hot spots, and has asked him to use his power to aid their situations.