On Sunday, Coptic Christians in Egypt remained apprehensive as the country’s historic parliamentary polls unfolded, revealing that 65 percent of voters had chosen Islamist parties.
A Texas man has been sentenced to more than 37 years in prison this week for bombing a church and attempting to murder a parishioner.
The popular photo app Instagram has managed to add 2 million users in just one month.
Facebook announced on Friday that it would be opening its first engineering office in New York in early 2012. It would be Facebook’s first such office on the east coast.
St. Peter’s Church in Karachi, a 5,000-seat megachurch, opened its doors this month, and has been heralded as a sign of Pakistan’s Christians’ resilience in a state that has long suffered from attacks by Al-Qaida and Taliban extremists.
The controversial Shroud of Turin, the existence of which was first recorded in France in 1357, is believed by many to have wrapped the body of Jesus Christ after his death in Jerusalem, while many critics have insisted it is a shroud that was used to wrap the body of a man who died in the Middle Ages.
With smartphone cameras progressing in technology all the time, users are becoming increasingly able to capture beautiful shots of everything in their day-to-day lives, and for Christians it is no different. With the following smartphone apps, users can create expansive panoramas of breathtaking churches in order to share their experiences with friends and family.
Christians across the world are fighting to live their lives in a faithful and dedicated fashion. Amid an increasingly secular global society the following apps have been highlighted by The Christian Post to help keep Christians in touch with their faith, both in and outside of the sanctuary.
These days, technology is playing more and more of a prominent role in the life of the Church.
The controversial bill for the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, was introduced on Oct. 26, and, if passed, would allow law enforcement officials and copyright holders to seek court orders to stop online ad networks, search engines, domain-name registrars and payment processors from continuing to do business with websites that are accused of infringing on copyrights or facilitating copyright infringement.
Greenpeace has released its quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics since 2006, which ranks leading PC and cell phone manufacturers on their practices of eliminating harmful chemicals, their global policies, and on taking responsibilities for products once discarded by consumers.
The EU’s European Commission is planning to make a legal change next year which may force U.S. Web giants like Facebook and Google to change the way they store and process user data.
The number of apps for the visually and hearing impaired has proliferated recognizably over the past year and continues to grow. In fact, even Apple’s App Store has a “Special Education” section, which contains apps for the disabled. Also a new law signed in 2010 makes it so that support technologies are now a legal requirement.
Just in time for Black Friday, Amazon’s Kindle Fire ships to customers on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for $199, and the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet will be in stores for $249 later this week.