Tag: World Religion

Charter school to art teachers: Get rid of Bible reference

A charter-school network in California has been sued for blacklisting a family art-education company because of its declarations of Christian faith. The company, Our Peculiar Family, run by four sisters, states on its website, “We believe the world around us reflects the beauty and glory of its Creator.” The sisters, Elisabeth, Hannah, Melissa and Christiana […]

Former Pope Benedict breaks silence on celibacy debate after synod

Massimo Faggioli, a theologian at Villanova University in the United States, called it “a serious breach” by the former pope, who vowed “unconditional reverence and obedience” to his successor. Former Pope Benedict, in a new book written with a conservative cardinal, defends priestly celibacy in the Catholic Church in what appears to be a strategically […]

Youth, interfaith dialogue, and peace dominate Pope’s foreign trips in 2019

Pope Francis, known in his native Argentina for never leaving home, collected more frequent-flyer miles in 2019 than in any of the previous six years of his pontificate, traveling to Panama, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Bulgaria and North Macedonia, Romania, Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius, Thailand and Japan. Though each trip had its own raison d’etre, […]

China Sentences Wang Yi, Christian Pastor, to 9 Years in Prison

A secretive Chinese court sentenced one of the country’s best-known Christian voices and founder of one of its largest underground churches to nine years in prison for subversion of state power and illegal business operations, according to a government statement released on Monday. Wang Yi, the pastor who founded Early Rain Covenant Church, was detained […]

Pope Francis Unveils Globalist New World Religion at Summit with United Nations Leader

Pope Francis’ war on traditional Catholicism has been ramping up recently, and he castigated Catholics who believe in tradition and refuse to warp Biblical scripture to appease a godless world for creating a “minefield of misunderstanding and hatred.” “Rigidity and imbalance fuel one another in a vicious circle,” he said. “And these days, the temptation […]

Chinese Panel: Religious Texts Must Be Re-Interpreted to ‘Keep Pace with the Times’

More than a dozen Chinese Communist officials and religious advisors last month discussed how to re-interpret religious texts, presumably including the Bible, “to keep pace with the times” and not offend Chinese senses, according to the country’s official government news agency. They even talked about forming a new religion. The Beijing meeting was headed by […]

Thanksgiving interfaith service unites religions

Seven religious leaders and more than a dozen members of various faiths came together to find commonality at the Valley Stream Religious Council’s Interfaith Thanksgiving service on Nov. 21. The evening started with Rev. Gertude Nation from Grace United Methodist Church giving the opening prayer, after which nearly two dozen Valley Streamers and religious leaders […]

Forbes Calls for Recognition of Christian Persecution as Global Problem

Report after report “has been raising the issues that relate to the persecution of Christians globally,” notes Forbes contributor Ewelina U. Ochab, which includes “atrocities that amount to genocide and crimes against humanity.” Faith-based persecution affects Christians more than any other religious group on the planet, Ms. Ochab observes, and therefore anti-Christian persecution deserves to […]

Children On The Front Lines: 10 Terrifying Examples Of LGBT Indoctrination

If you don’t think your children are being affected by the LGBT culture wars you have not been paying attention. An entire generation is being indoctrinated into beliefs that will affect our country for decades to come and few parents seem to care. These stories come from around the world and are now so numerous […]

‘Truly sinister’: Jesus’ words twisted to promote communism

A Chinese government publication has Jesus spouting human maxims that come straight from the playbook of the Chinese Communist Party. Bitter Winter, a magazine on religious liberty and human rights in China, reports the government’s Tian Feng publication is comparing the Bible to “The Maxims of Master Zhu.” “For example, the Confucian saying ‘There is […]