Pro-life activists in Illinois are expecting over 5,000 people to join the annual Chicago March for Life event this month ahead of the national march in Washington D.C.
A local version of the march held every year in the nation's capital on the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Chicago march on Jan. 17 is expected to be the largest held in the entire Midwest.
Emily Zender, executive director for Illinois Right to Life, told The Christian Post that the number has been growing exponentially, with 2014 having about 2,000 people and last year having 4,000. more >>
The city council in Lake Charles, Louisiana, has made the unanimous decision to have "In God We Trust" decals placed on 200 vehicles, including police patrol cars, fire trucks, and public works vehicles.
City Councilman Rodney Geye, who sponsored the measure to have the decals placed on city vehicles, told local station KPLC-TV that he believes the stickers will help civilians have trust in local law enforcement.
"I think when the citizens of Lake Charles see such stickers displayed on our vehicles they have a feeling of trust in their elected officials," Geyen told the local media outlet. more >>
The official Vatican state newspaper has slammed expressions of "political correctness" that at the same time mock people's faith, calling it a "sad paradox."
The Vatican paper wrote that "behind the misleading banner of uncompromising secularism, the French weekly is forgetting once again what religious leaders of every faith have been repeating for a long time in rejecting violence in the name of religion — that using God to justify hatred is true blasphemy, as Pope Francis has reiterated several times." more >>
The tenured hijab-wearing professor who was suspended by Wheaton College for asserting that Muslims and Christians worship the same God, spoke at a press conference in Chicago Wednesday to address her possible termination.
After the provost of the Illinois Evangelical institution sent a recommendation to Wheaton President Philip Ryken earlier this week that the school should begin the termination procedure for political science professor Larycia Hawkins, Hawkins will likely have go before a committee of elected tenured faculty who will also have to make a recommendation on whether the school should terminate her employment.
Hawkins told supporters at the Chicago Temple Wednesday that although she holds no "hatred" toward the administrators at Wheaton College, the fact that the college is moving this quickly to terminate her over a Facebook post means that no one at the school is safe to express their beliefs or point-of-view. more >>
It is quite possibly the most famous Christian hymn ever written and quite possibly one of the most famous songs in all of western civilization.
And now it has gone country.
Pop singer and Tennessee native Kelsea Ballerini performed the classic John Newton spiritual at a concert covered by Fox News last summer. more >>
An elementary school in New Jersey has barred children from saying "God bless America" after the Pledge of Allegiance, following a complaint from the ACLU.
Glenview Elementary School Principal Sam Sassano in South Jersey revealed that the American Civil Liberties Union warned him that the practice supposedly violates the separation of church and state, NBC10 Philadelphia reported on Tuesday.
Sassano defended the practice, however, noting that students began saying the phrase following the 9/11 terror attacks. more >>