Concerns remained Thursday about the plight of a Pakistani woman after she was sentenced to death for alleged blasphemy against Islam despite concerns about her mental situation.
Eritrean authorities have detained 15 Christians during a series of raids on their houses in the capital city of Asmara, well-informed sources said Thursday.
Hurricane Ida, one of America’s most powerful storms on record, hit southeast Louisiana Sunday, killing at least one person. The storm wreaked havoc precisely 16 years after Hurricane Katrina slammed New Orleans, leaving more than 1,800 people dead.
More than 1,000 desperate Christians have been flown from Afghanistan after American radio host Glenn Beck and a group he founded raised millions of dollars to rescue them, organizers said Wednesday.
Deadly shootings erupted Monday in Kabul as the Islamist Taliban group warned that delaying an American presence beyond an August 31 deadline would “provoke a reaction.”
A UK court has dismissed the case against a female Christian street preacher who was charged with causing “harassment, alarm and distress” while preaching a message from the Bible outside a London subway station last year, Christian Concern (CC) reports. The Highbury Corner Magistrates Court ruled last month that preacher Hazel Lewis had “no case to answer.”
Two Christian teachers have filed suit against a Virginia school district over a transgender policy that allows students to use restroom facilities according to their gender identity and requires all employees and children to use the preferred gender pronouns of transgender students, Christian Headlines reports.
Afghanistan’s Islamist militant Taliban group pledged Monday that it would “respect the rights of women” if they respect its strict interpretation of Islam. “They can work and have education within Islamic law,” said Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid during his group’s first press conference since taking control over Afghanistan.
Minority Christians and supporters of the U.S.-led military coalition such as translators were among Afghans facing executions after the Islamist militant Taliban group took control over Afghanistan.
In a move welcomed by LGBTQ activists, Argentina now officially allows citizens to place an ‘X’ in their national ID document, instead of male or female, DW reports. The first South American country to make this change, Argentina is following New Zealand, Canada, and Australia in its decision.
The Dutch are facing social and political unrest over the government’s decision to return at least some of the dozens of mainly female Islamic State group fighters and their 56 children from Syria to the Netherlands. The government views it as a humanitarian and legal obligation. Still, populist parties fear the radicalized returnees may threaten Dutch security.
The Supreme Court took a pass Monday on a legal challenge over shared restrooms for transgender students at a Virginia high school, fueling frustration among right-tilting court-watchers eager for the conservative majority to resolve the intensifying legal clash over gender identity.
Some 150 people remained unaccounted for, and at least nine people were confirmed dead Saturday after a 12-story condominium tower collapsed near Miami in southeastern Florida.
New Yorkers will be able to designate their sex as “female,” “male” or “X” on driver’s licenses and birth certificates under a law that Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed Thursday.
Jack Phillips just wants to make cakes. He also wants to serve the Lord faithfully. Unfortunately, left-wing activists have made that nearly impossible as much of his time and energy is fighting left-wing activists in court.
The University Baptist Church in Bloomington, Indiana has ordained a transgender woman, Church Leaders reports. The ordination of Laura Bethany Buchleiter took place on May 23, a few weeks after the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America elected its first transgender bishop.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican, signed legislation into law today that prohibits transgender “females” (biological males) from competing in real girls’ sports.
A Christian woman of five says she has been rescued in Pakistan’s Punjab province after Muslims kidnapped and raped her for nearly three weeks.
More than 10,000 vaccine breakthrough infections have been reported in the U.S. in individuals who had already been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A relatively small number of individuals have reportedly experienced myocarditis after receiving COVID-19 vaccinations, according to a post on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website pertaining to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Technical (VaST) Work Group.