The Catholic Bishops of India have condemned an "inhuman act" in which two Dalit children from Sunped village in Faridabad, India, were burned alive last week in an apparent caste dispute.
"This murder of two Dalit infants was an abominable crime," Father Devasagaya Raj told the Fides News Agency. "Attacks of this kind happen all over India against Dalit, the poorest, weakest and most vulnerable of Indians."
"The Catholic Church in India stands with the weakest people and has raised a voice with the government and in society calling for protection and respect for the dignity of the outcast and the poor," he added. more >>
Texas teenager Ahmed Mohamed is moving to Qatar, he father said earlier this week, after being awarded a free education in the Arab Gulf State.
Reuters reported Tuesday evening that Mohamed and his family will be moving to Qatar where he'll study at the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, thanks to a full scholarship from the country's Young Innovators Program.
Mohamed, who was arrested at his school in September amid concerns that a homemade clock he was showing to teachers might be a bomb, was invited to the White House Monday for the annual astronomy night attended by astronomers, NASA astronauts, and President Barack Obama. more >>
A wedding is a momentus and joyous occasion, and this groom knew how to make the special day even more memorable.
Andrew Meadows takes the microphone during his bride's father-daughter dance and sings the Dustin Lynch hit "Your Daddy's Boots."
Proving that country western music does have a place in civilized society, Meadows gets nothing but loving support for his rendition, as well as the classic whooping and hollering from the audience. more >>
A contemporary Christian singer recently decided that announcing her pregnancy could only be done through the language of song.
Artist Beckah Shae, along with help from her husband and two children, announces to the world via YouTube that the couple is expecting baby No. 3.
Driving the vehicle, the hubby drops some poetic verses before Shae sings the lead and their two daughters offer backup from the back seats. more >>
One man decided that a straw and cup from McDonald's could be used for more than just a soft drink.
Parker Kane, a native of Greeley, Colorado and self-described "Beatboxer," performs a dubstep with the use of a straw and cup from the popular fast food company.
A master of complex rhythms and beats, the young man takes his talent to the max using these unorthodox instruments. more >>
Sadie Robertson made a military-inspired fashion statement on Instagram last week while urging her followers to pray for those serving in the U.S. armed forces.
The "Duck Dynasty" personality, who has war veterans in her family including her A&E star uncle Si Robertson, honored the "brave" men and women serving in the military in a post shared with her 2 million Instagram followers last week.
Dressed in camouflage pants, combat-style boots and an army print shirt, Robertson shared her hopes that her photos would provoke thought and instill gratitude for those "fighting for us." more >>