Christians in Iraq are facing uncertain times as the autonomous region of Kurdistan votes on independence. But one bishop said that their faith has grown stronger despite their ongoing suffering at the hands of radicals and amid war.
The Rev. Franklin Graham has posted a video showcasing some of the devastation the nation of Antigua and Barbuda suffered in the wake of Hurricane Irma, stating that it is "like a bomb went off" on the island.
A group of students and parents have appealed a federal district court decision that was in favor of Boyertown Area School District in Pennsylvania, which allows biological males to use girls' locker rooms, and vice versa.
The parents of U.S. student Otto Warmbier have opened up about the extremely distressing state in which their son was returned to them by the government of North Korea in June. He died several days later.
A group of 3,000 Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Sikh, and Buddhist faith leaders have signed onto a letter against what they describe as the "immoral" Graham-Cassidy Republican healthcare bill, which looks unlikely to gain enough votes to pass the Senate.
A group of Muslims reportedly rioted earlier in September in the village of Tawa in Minya, Egypt, injuring three Christians and destroying homes and cars in anger against a Facebook post that called on Jesus Christ to touch the hearts of terrorists.
The American Center for Law and Justice, a conservative law group fighting to get the United Nations to designate Islamic State's ongoing attacks against Christians as a genocide, received a letter acknowledging the brutalities victims are subjected to.
The head of one of the leading all-girls schools in London said that she will no longer be calling her students "girls," in order to avoid potentially offending pupils who are questioning their gender.
A Pentecostal pastor has applied for political asylum in Germany and is living there as a refugee with his family, saying that he is fearful of being arrested and treated as a terrorist back home in Russia.
A major school guide in the U.K. has announced that for the first time ever, it will rate schools based on how "transgender-friendly" they are, arguing that parents have been increasingly demanding such a classification.
Church of England leader Justin Welby said while he is "struggling" with the controversial case of a conservative Christian couple pulling their child from school due to the acceptance of transgender students, he indicated that allowing a boy to wear a dress at school is "not a problem."
A California school board voted after much debate that books teaching students about transgenderism are to continue being used at its elementary schools. An option that would have allowed parents to opt their children out from such lessons has been rejected.
A North Korean defector alleged that dictator Kim Jong Un keeps teenage sex slaves whom he takes from schools, enjoys a luxury lifestyle while his people starve, and forces children to watch public executions.
A bill that would to provide emergency aid for Christians and other victims of genocide in Iraq and Syria was advanced by a Senate committee vote earlier this week, and a congressman who sponsored the legislation says the lack of action by the U.S. so far is "incomprehensible."