By Sarah Conly
China has just announced that it is giving up its infamous one-child policy. While the Chinese government has been creating more exceptions to the one-child rule in recent years, this is the first time officials have announced… Continue reading
While President Obama was escorting Pope Francis today, cameras captured the president appearing to wear horns, and from more than one angle. This led to a series of blog posts and tweets.
“But ALL things that… Continue reading
Americans have less confidence in organized religion today than ever measured before — a sign that the church could be “losing its footing as a pillar of moral leadership in the nation’s culture,” a new Gallup survey finds.
Americans’ acceptance of [what was once widely considered] sexual immorality is growing, according to a Gallup report.
When asked about the moral acceptability of a range of issues, five of the top six issues that saw an increase in acceptability… Continue reading
Two Presbyterian pastors are facing a likely death penalty as their trial in the Republic of Sudan begins.
The Rev. Yat Michael and the Rev. Peter Yen Reith of the… Continue reading
NEW YORK — Kim Hye-Sook, who survived 28 years . . . in a North Korean prison camp, offered a detailed account of the forced labor, starvation and torture she endured . . . at the U.N.’s “Victims Voices: A… Continue reading
Americans’ confidence in all three branches of government is at or near record lows, according to a major survey that has measured attitudes on the subject for 40 years.
The 2014 General Social Survey finds only 23 percent of Americans… Continue reading
Reverend Franklin Graham, son of world renowned evangelical preacher Billy Graham, said that America is increasingly embracing a “culture of death” that echoes what has occurred in Europe, and which stems from a “sinful, Godless worldview that rejects Christ.”
SHANGHAI — China is to publish online details of legal religious venues, the official Xinhua news agency reported, apparently in an effort to identify unsanctioned groups as part of an effort to “root out illegal religious activities”. …