Archaeologists find 1,000 year-old coins in Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a jar containing 1,000-year-old coins in the Old City of Jerusalem, CBN News reports. Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) inspector Yevgenia Kapil made the discovery during preliminary digging for a Western Wall elevator installation in October.

Mississippi overwhelmingly votes to replace Confederate-emblem state flag

Mississippi has officially decided to ditch its old Confederate-themed state flag and has approved a new flag with the phrase “In God We Trust,” Christian Headlines reports. Approval for the new flag was given through a 78-22 percent vote, with nearly all votes counted.

World Food Program Gets Nobel Peace Prize Amid Global Hunger Fears

The World Food Program (WFP) has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of its life-saving work amid rising starvation cases. With the coronavirus crisis pushing millions of men, women, and children into hunger, Nobel committee chairwoman Berit Reiss-Andersen said the United Nations agency deserved this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.

U.S. Churches Defy Coronavirus Bans On Indoor Worship

Churches across the United States are planning to defy bans on indoor worship and will open for in-person services this Sunday, May 17, Worthy News learned. The move is part of the “Peaceably Gather Sunday” initiative in which congregations seek a balance between safety against the coronavirus and worshipping without restrictions.

Wall Street plunges on fears of coronavirus pandemic

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday suffered their biggest one-day percentage losses in two years after a surge in coronavirus cases outside China fanned worries about the global economic impact of a potential pandemic.

Church Attack Kills 24 in Burkina Faso

Suspected Islamic gunmen interrupted a weekly worship service at a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso, killing 24 people, authorities confirmed late Monday, February 17. Another 18 people were wounded in Sunday’s attack rocking Pansy town in Yagha province, the regional governor said.

CA Legislators Blame Religious People For High LGBT Suicide Rates

Legislators in California have discovered yet another way to make it clear that mainstream religions holding to the sexual teachings of their sacred texts have no business doing so in the Golden State. Why? Because these faiths, which billions of good people worldwide happily hold, do not embrace homosexuality. This includes the three largest: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism.

Gold worth billions smuggled out of Africa

Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East – a gateway to markets in Europe, the United States and beyond – a Reuters analysis has found.

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