Emily Wood joined The Christian Post as a staff reporter in February 2021. She primarily covers the global persecuted Church, the pro-life cause, Christian culture and American politics.
Emily graduated with a degree in journalism from Liberty University in May 2020 and served as the editor-in-chief of the Liberty Champion newspaper. Emily most recently worked at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and as a congressional intern in the U.S. Senate. A native of upstate South Carolina, Emily now lives on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
A small Christian church in southeastern Bangladesh was attacked and destroyed twice amid weeks of threats from radical Buddhists against Christians who refused to re-convert to Buddhism. Many believers in the community are reportedly displaced from their homes.
New Mexico late-term abortion clinic accused of experimenting on over 500 women without consent: report
Keisha Atkins died while undergoing a late-term abortion in 2017. During a multi-day abortion procedure at Southwestern Women’s Options in Albuquerque, New Mexico, she was heavily drugged for three days before going into respiratory distress and subsequently dying from a septic infection, according to a report.
A Catholic university is under fire for hosting the CNN-sponsored town hall last week with President Joe Biden, who is known as the “most pro-abortion president” despite claiming to be a Catholic.
In a country where churches are often destroyed, the Orthodox Church in Sudan was finally granted permission to build a church on its own land in a residential area after previously being denied that right by the government.
Americans' confidence in most major societal institutions has decreased since 2020 amid a tumultuous year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a heated presidential election and increased tension, Gallup's annual "Confidence in Institutions" poll shows.
A deaf and blind swimmer who is a three-time gold medalist withdrew from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games because of a COVID-19 restriction that prevents her from bringing a personal care assistant to help her navigate an unfamiliar environment.
The Internal Revenue Service distributed the first payments for the newly expanded Child Tax Credit last week, which Democrats praised and Republicans derided as an “anti-work welfare check” that is not pro-family and disincentivizes work.
Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate was recently upheld when a federal judge sided with the university over eight students who claimed the requirement is "unconstitutional."
A Nigerian civil society organization estimates that over 3,400 Christians have been killed by extremists since January, a number that nearly surpasses the number of Christian deaths Open Doors USA estimated in Nigeria for all of 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic that led to the deaths of over 4 million people worldwide also caused a spike in the number of children who are now orphaned, a new report has revealed.