On the Front Lines of the Culture Wars
On the Front Lines of the Culture Wars Archives

Should Christians such as Billy Graham who read aloud the Bible’s admonitions against “sin” be banned from the airwaves for using “hateful speech”?   The Southern Poverty Law Center thinks so — recommending that the national press should blacklist — refuse to quote […]

By RON CSILLAG Religion News Service TORONTO — A majority-Muslim public school in Toronto is defending its policy of allowing an imam to lead Friday prayers in the cafeteria, saying students who leave school for prayers at a mosque typically don’t […]

By AL WEBB Religion News Service LONDON — A government-funded watchdog panel said British judges have erred in supporting employers who try to fire Christian workers for wearing crosses or refusing to offer sex counseling to gay couples.     The Equality […]

The head of a major Pakistani political party is calling on the nation’s Supreme Court to ban the Bible because it blasphemes Islam. On May 30. Maulana Abdul Rauf Farooqi, leader of the large Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party, claimed that the Bible […]

Legislation has been introduced on Capitol Hill requiring President Barack Obama’s administration to give international religious freedom a higher priority. Congressman Frank Wolf, who authored the 1998 law establishing the office, has proposed an amendment that would give the office’s ambassador-at-large new, direct contact with the Secretary […]

She’s just one woman working alone — driven by the horror she has seen first hand. She’s Sister Hatune, a nun in a Syrian Orthodox convent in Germany. She is trying to get the word out of the growing number of attacks […]

  A religious liberty advocate was heckled by fellow officials when she spoke to a European Union meeting, speaking on behalf of Christians who are being silenced by “hate speech” laws. Dr. Gudrun Kugler was openly jeered by fellow members […]

Watch this video and ask yourself whether this street preacher was a trouble-maker or merely exercising his right to freedom of speech. You’ll watch him being arrested for reading aloud from Romans 1 outside of the Department of Motor Vehicles […]

 The Chinese government may have picked the wrong target as they scramble to prevent the Middle East’s “Jasmine Revolution” from spreading to China. According to reports, they are going after China’s millions of Christians. Since most Chinese Christians worship in underground congregations, […]

A Christian shopowner in Pakistan has died in an apparent reprisal for the death of Osama bin Laden, according to Asia News. Christian institutions, schools and organizations throughout Pakistan have closed down Wednesday for fear of attacks. The retired Archbishop of Lahore, Lawrence John Saldanha, called for greater […]

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