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Bolivia Declares Israel a 'Terrorist State' for Defending Itself; South American Countries Pull Ambassadors
Bolivia has officially declared Israel a "terrorist state," while several South American countries have pulled their ambassadors from Israel in protest of the ongoing war with militant Islamist group Hamas in Gaza. Israel's military has announced tha..
Evangelicals Praise Pope Francis' Visit to Pentecostal Church, Apologize for Evangelical Discrimination Against Catholics
Pope Francis' first official visit to a Pentecostal church in Italy was praised by some evangelical leaders, who thanked the pope for asking for forgiveness for Roman Catholic persecution of Pentecostals in the past. The Secretary General of the Worl..
Atheist TV Officially Launches; David Silverman Criticizes History Channel for Presenting Bible as History
The world's first ever all-atheist TV channel officially launched Tuesday, with American Atheist president David Silverman declaring it is geared toward all atheists, everywhere. Silverman also criticized TV channels that present religion as truthful..
Pastor Kong Hee's City Harvest Church, one of the biggest megachurches in Singapore, has celebrated its 25th year anniversary despite the ongoing high-profile trial of Kong and five other church officials accused of misusing millions in church funds.
The plight of U.S.-Iranian Pastor Saeed Abedini has been highlighted by Secretary of State John Kerry during his remarks the State Department's 2013 Report on International Religious Freedom, who promised to continue working for the pastor's release.
Pope Francis became the first pope to make an official visit to a Pentecostal church, after he flew on Monday to speak at the Evangelical Church of Reconciliation in the southern city of Caserta, Italy. The pontiff apologized for persecution of Pente..
Hillsong NYC Pastor Carl Lentz has said that his church does not use the word "religion" because he finds it to be outdated, and says that he prefers the term "relationship with God."
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UN Demands 'Immediate and Unconditional' Gaza Cease-Fire as Death Toll Tops 1,000; Obama Backs Israel in Netanyahu Phone Call
The U.N. Security Council has demanded an 'immediate and unconditional' cease-fire in Gaza on Monday morning after the Israel-Hamas conflict topped 1,000 deaths. U.S. President Barack Obama has meanwhile backed Israel's right to defend itself with Is..
Persecution watchdog groups who have campaigned for the release of Christian mother Meriam Ibrahim are celebrating her family's departure from Sudan to Italy, with one calling it an "answered prayer" for the thousands who had signed petitions and off..