A Sharia law court in northern Nigeria ordered four men to be whipped after they were found guilty of homosexuality this week.
Kenya Churches Oppose Western Pressure on Gay Rights; Some Call Homosexuality 'Equivalent to Colonialism and Slavery'Saturday March 8th, 2014 05:09:18 PM
Kenya churches are speaking out against western criticism of anti-gay laws and attitudes in African countries, with some comparing homosexuality to colonialism and slavery.
A Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people passengers and crew, including two infants, on-board seemingly vanished early Saturday morning after taking off from Kuala Lumpur. Two oil slicks found in the waters between Malaysia and Vietnam is suspected of being part of a crashed plane.
Some of Singapore's biggest megachurches are seeking to expand their ministry on a global scale and engage the U.S. faith community, amid allegations of prosperity gospel teachings and misuse of church funds.
Over 400 Mayans have reportedly decided to become Christians after screenings of the "Jesus" film. The outreach was held in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula in three villages on three nights.
Australian Christian Missionary John Short Says Scripture Helped Him Endure North Korea InterrogationsFriday March 7th, 2014 01:44:27 PM
John Short, the 75-year-old Christian missionary who was recently freed from imprisonment in North Korea, said remembering Bible scriptures helped him through his "grueling" 13-day investigation by government authorities.
Human right groups reminded the international community that a promise was made never to allow the atrocities of Nazi Germany to be repeated again, and in that light pushed Congress to approve a bill detailing new sanctions and action steps against North Korea and the human rights abuses it is inflicting on its own people.
The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has stepped up its attack efforts in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, reportedly killing 150 people over the weekend. A senator from Borno state said this week that the violence has become so unmanageable that soldiers flee with villagers when the militants arrive, as they are outnumbered and lack proper weapons to fight the militants.
Brunei Teachers to Face Punishment, Prison for Exposing Muslim Children to Christianity Even in Christian SchoolsThursday March 6th, 2014 09:15:40 PM
Brunei's teachers and principals are reportedly threatened with prison time and punishment if they teach or speak to Muslim children about religions others than Islam, due to the country's upcoming implementation of Sharia law, which will also apply to Muslim children who attend Christian schools.
Lawmakers in Crimea sent Ukraine and the international community into a tizzy Thursday when they voted in favor of leaving Ukraine for Russia and will put the decision to a vote in 10 days. Ukraine, however, has declared that will not happen.
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