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The attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand have captured headlines around the world. The gunmen attacked Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque in Central Christchurch, the largest city on the South Island of New Zealand. Prime Minister Jacinda …Read More

The headlines are alarming: “Catholic-Owned Company Wins Religious Freedom Court Decision,” “Death Toll Rises to 65 in Boko Haram Attack on Students,” “Little Sisters Catholic Charity Victimized By Obamacare,” “Christians Sought Out, Murdered in the Kenyan Mall Massacre,” “Judicial Watch …Read More

It seems preposterous, but there’s a major debate over who is worthy to invoke the presence and blessing of the Almighty on the leaders of this land we love! So, who is qualified to pray for the President of the …Read More

Christmas has unique memories for international journalist Christiane Amanpour, the ABC News Global Affairs Anchor. As a small child, she remembers wonderful times, “my family with a Christmas tree and presents and a family gathering.” But her father was Muslim. Her mother …Read More

With the Iranian army practicing mock missile strikes on U.S. bases in Afghanistan, China only begrudgingly joining the European Union’s sanctions against Tehran, and the Israeli air force calculating firing solutions on Iran’s nuclear facilities, the headline in Foreign Affairs …Read More

Turkey – for almost a century the most secular and moderate nation in the Muslim world – seems to be flirting with its Islamic caliphate roots, dreaming of the Ottoman Empire’s glory days, jihad, conquest and superiority over the “infidel” West. Mustafa Kamal Atatürk, father of modern Turkey Turks are being …Read More

Should we be worried that Iran is about to tip the entire world into World War III?  Are some folks reading far too much into all of today’s saber-rattling? Are they drawing wild conclusions from popular interpretations of Bible prophecy …Read More

Is political correctness running amuck in Great Britain? Officials have decided to forbid British schoolchildren from having best friends. The government says it will back a ban on employees wearing crucifixes or any other Christian symbol. A court says UK …Read More

This year at the London Olympics, Sikh athletes will be allowed to carry daggers – and some Muslim competitors may be exempted from their annual Ramadan fast. But a decision to experiment with the safety of  hijab headcoverings for Muslim women soccer players may …Read More

New accusations that mega-church pastor Rick Warren is promoting a new world religion that will usher in the Antichrist– are raging again, despite Warren’s adamant and frustrated denials. Fanning the flames on the Internet this time are none other than …Read More