WASHINGTON — Family Research Council President Tony Perkins responded to Hillary Clinton's assertion that Donald Trump's "homophobic" and "Islamophobic" supporters are a "basket of deplorables" by wondering how a Clinton administration would punish said "deplorables."
After Clinton spoke Friday night at a fundraiser in Manhattan and said that "you could put half of Trump's supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables," social conservatives and evangelicals gathered at the annual Family Research Council's Values Voters Summit didn't take too kindly to Clinton's statement.
In a news conference discussing the summit and FRC's national 20-state bus tour over the next two months leading up to the election, Perkins was asked for a response to Clinton's "deplorables" comment. more >>
American Catholic Cardinal Raymond Burke, the former head of the highest court at the Vatican, has said that despite what some people claim, it's not true that Christians and Muslims worship the same God.
Burke explained that while Christians seek to follow the way of Jesus, the God of Islam seeks to govern countries and people's lives.
Burke, who serves as archbishop and the patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, made his remarks during a teleconference last month, the National Catholic Register reported this week, in which he said: more >>
The Islamic State terror group is plotting to use chainsaws to kill Christians at a shopping center in Belgium, according to the son of a radical Muslim cleric who made the startling confession to police.
According to the British news site Mirror, a radicalized teenager, who remains nameless and is believed to be the son of radical imam Shayh Alami from the Belgian city of Verviers, was arrested by authorities after he was seen in a short video walking down the street and calling for Muslims to murder all Christians.
The Mirror reports that after the teen was arrested, he admitted to authorities during questioning that IS (also known as ISIS or ISIL) is recruiting lone wolf jihadis to carry out a chainsaw attack at a local shopping center. more >>
The Islamic State terror group in Iraq and Syria is increasing its use of child soldiers as more of its adult jihadis are killed off, a newly released video of the "cubs of the Caliphate" reveals.
In the video, which has been re-posted by The Mirror, children are seen in combat training at undisclosed locations.
Amid reports that IS is losing ground to allied forces in Iraq and Syria, the terrorist group has released the video to display the influence they have over young boys who are being trained to serve as soldiers and suicide bombers. more >>
Christian apologist Nabeel Qureshi has shed more light on his cancer prognosis, saying in a video posted online Wednesday that his diagnosis of stage IV stomach cancer presents about a 4 percent chance of surviving another five years.
Qureshi, an author, global speaker and prominent Christian convert from Islam who was once part of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, announced in a post on his Facebook page last week that he has been diagnosed with advanced stomach cancer and explained that the prognosis was "quite grim."
In a 10-minute video posted to YouTube Wednesday, Qureshi expanded on the details of his diagnosis, revealing that he has stage IV stomach cancer. According to statistics from the American Cancer Society, the five-years survival rate for individuals with stage IV stomach cancer is 4 percent. more >>
Islamic radicals attacked 200 Christians at a Catholic mass in Indonesia, including children, and forced a priest to flee the church after he was threatened by the mob who harassed him as he read the Bible during a memorial service.
AsiaNews reported on Wednesday that the incident occurred earlier this week at the church of St. Peter Purwosari, near Surakarta in Central Java, where 200 Christians had gathered to celebrate mass 1,000 days after the death of one of their loved ones.
Usually such commemorations are held at the house of a family member, but this time village elders gave permission for the gathering to take place at a public facility, due to the large number of people. Several non-Catholics, including the village chief, were also in attendance. more >>