Britain's Prince Charles has warned that Christianity might be entirely erased from the land of its birth in the Middle East within five years.
"Their suffering is symptomatic of a very real crisis which threatens the very existence of Christianity in the land of its birth," Charles said at the Archbishop House in central London, reported the Express on Thursday.
"In fact according to Aid to the Church in Need, which is a truly remarkable organization, Christianity is on course to disappear from Iraq within five years unless emergency help is provided on a greatly increased scale at an international level," the Prince of Wales said. more >>
Christians in South Sudan are praying for peace this Christmas time following two years of devastating civil war, which according to some estimates has killed up to 100,000 people.
"Two years after the outbreak of the civil war we continue to hope for peace, and perhaps this Christmas will be different from the last two, where we experienced suffering and fear," a South Sudanese missionary told Fides News Agency.
The country marked this week the two year anniversary of the civil war that has plunged the world's youngest nation into a deep crisis. more >>
A Canadian pastor being held in North Korea since February was sentenced to life in prison this week for allegedly committing crimes against the state.
Hyeon Soo Lim, pastor of the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Canada, was sentenced to life in prison and hard labor in a brief court hearing on Wednesday.
The pastor had traveled to the isolated Asian country in early 2015 for a missionary trip, and has been imprisoned ever since. more >>
A prestigious academic institution has decided to officially ban their Feminist student organization after concluding that the group was too gender specific.
Officials at Trigger Warning University recently announced that the student group Feminist Ninjas Association was to be derecognized, effective immediately.
In a statement, TWU's Office of Diversity, Multicultural, Multiethnic, & Inclusiveness Policy explained the reasoning undergirding the removal of the Feminist Ninjas. more >>
Republican presidential candidate and billionaire Donald Trump defended his promise to kill the innocent family members of Islamic State terrorists during Tuesday night's CNN presidential debate in Las Vegas.
After suggesting earlier this month that the U.S. should "take out" the family members of IS militants and adding that IS is so effective because they use "civilians" as shields and the U.S. is fighting a "politically correct war," the real estate mogul was asked to answer how killing innocent civilian family members would set the United States apart from IS.
Trump responded by reasoning that family members of domestic terrorists, in some cases, knew that their sons or daughters were going to commit a terrorist attacks but did not stop them or alert authorities. more >>
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a second report in less than a month showing a decline in yearly abortions.
After the CDC released a report in late November stating that the the number of U.S. abortions carried out in 2012 was less than half of the amount of abortions conducted during the highest point in the 1980s, the CDC released another report last Friday that focuses on 2010 pregnancy rates among women in the U.S.
The report shows that the abortion rate in in 2010 was over one-third lower than it was in 1990. more >>