Tag: Christianity

Thirty-year Christian Worker Fired After Opposing “Gay Marriage”

By all accounts, Charles Rhoads, Jr. was an excellent worker. After 30-plus years of employment at SPX Flow Technology’s site in Rochester, New York, he was an experienced man who’d been promoted and enjoyed excellent performance reviews. But that didn’t stop SPX from unceremoniously firing him last year — after he expressed opposition to faux […]

Congressman Who Read Anti-Gay Bible Verse Prays for Orlando Victims’ Loved Ones

The Georgia congressman who last month read a Bible verse to the House Republican Conference calling for the death of homosexuals stands by his actions, without regrets. But he told CQ that he and his wife are praying for the loved ones of those killed in a mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida, […]

An edict from D.C. may become law in CA

The noose is tightening around the necks of Christian colleges in California as a bill winds its way through the state legislature.   SB 1146 states that unless a school is training pastors in a seminary setting, it cannot apply for a religious exemption to Title IX.   Title IX is the federal law, passed […]

Muslims and Christians come together to make campuses a “greener” place

CHICAGO — The inaugural Interfaith Dialogue and Entrepreneurial Activity (IDEA) Generators Conference wrapped up Monday after three days of ideating, developing, and pitching projects designed to address environmental sustainability in North America college campuses and campus communities through an interfaith partnership. The event brought together 32 students, professors, and professionals from across the United States and beyond, […]

Record 499 Syrian Refugees Admitted to US So Far in May Includes No Christians

The Obama administration has admitted 499 Syrian refugees so far this month, with no Christians among them.   Of the 499 admitted in May, 495 are Sunni Muslims and the remaining four are described simply as “Moslem” in State Department Refugee Processing Center data.   Since FY2016 began on October 1, a total of 2,235 […]

Islam and Christianity share ‘idea of conquest’, says Pope Francis

Islam and Christianity share an inherent “idea of conquest”, and those who refer to Europe’s roots as Christian often veer into colonialism, Pope Francis said in a wideranging interview about the the migration crisis and the ability of Christians and Muslims to live together harmoniously.   Speaking to the French Catholic newspaper La Croix, the […]

China Reveals What It Wants to Do with Christiani…

he widely reported death by suffocation of Ding Cuimei, the wife of a pastor in China’s Henan province, has shocked Christians worldwide. Ding and her husband were buried as they attempted to prevent their church from being bulldozed by developers.   Ding’s husband managed to crawl to safety, but she did not. Their case highlights […]

Two Major Rabbis Agree Impending Messiah Bringing Christians and Muslims to Israel

On Wednesday afternoon, two of the greatest rabbis of the generation met and discussed how very close the Messiah is, and how Christians and Muslims have an important role to play in that process.   Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch,Vice-President of the Rabbinical Court and the Head of the Edah HaChareidis in Jerusalem, paid a rare visit […]

Temple of Baal Replicas Canceled, Replaced by 3D-prints of Arch of Triumph

Shrine of Baal Shamin in Palmyra, Syria By Rick Brinegar   One of the region’s greatest cultural artifacts, the 2,000-year-old Shrine of Baal Shamin in Palmyra, Syria, was largely destroyed after ISIS extremists ravaged the city in May, 2015. To “preserve history,” and as a gesture of defiance, it was originally planned that fifty-foot replicas […]

Pope Francis: ‘Persecution Is the Christian’s Daily Bread’

From the earliest centuries to our own time, martyrdom is always present in the Christian Church, Pope Francis said Tuesday, in recalling the scores of Pakistani Christians slaughtered in the Easter Day massacre just two weeks ago and the many who suffer for religious liberty under unjust laws.   In his homily during Mass at […]