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Democratic Rep. Presents Bill to Repeal Law Allowing Recitation of Lord’s Prayer in New Hampshire Schools

By Heather Clark CONCORD, N.H. — A Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives has filed a bill that would repeal a 40-year-old state law that allows for the recitation of The Lord’s Prayer in public elementary schools. Rep. Amanda Bouldin, who represents the Manchester area, recently filed House Bill 289, with eight co-sponsors—all Democratic. It repeals… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Hindu Version of Feng Shui Leads to Demolition of Church Building in Southern India

By Morning Star News HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Hard-line Hindus on Jan. 9 tore down a church building in southern India because it was built on the west side of a village, which they said violated Hindu principles of placement and positioning, sources said. The Vastu Shastra architectural and planning principles, a Hindu version of Feng Shui, were said to oppose the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Concerns Raised After 10-Year-Old ‘Drag Child’ Photographed With Naked Adult ‘Drag Queen’

By Heather Clark Photo: Screenshot YouTube/Elle Concerns are being raised after a photograph has surfaced of a 10-year-old “drag child” posing next to an adult “drag queen” who is completely naked, except for a pair of high heels and a small covering over his reproductive organs. The Daily Wire first brought the matter to light as it shared a screenshot of the image, which had… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Episcopal Minister Penalized After Prohibiting Pastors in His Diocese From Officiating Same-Sex Ceremonies

By Heather Clark ALBANY, N.Y. — Michael Curry, the presiding “bishop” and primate of the apostatized Episcopal Church, has issued a partial restriction against a New York minister who recently released a directive prohibiting any pastors in his jurisdiction from officiating over same-sex “weddings.” Curry, who had been chosen to deliver a message at last year’s royal wedding in… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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On Conscience Grounds, Irish Doctors Refuse to Offer Abortions

By Editor Photo Credit: George Hodan (The Christian Institute) — Doctors and nurses across the Republic of Ireland are refusing to participate in abortions following the recent change in the law. More than half of the country’s 19 maternity units are not currently providing abortions. … Dr. Andrew O’Regan, a practitioner in County Kerry who objects to the law,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Global Persecution of Christians Up by 30 Million in 2018, According to New World Watch Report

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Open Doors USA SANTA ANA, Calif. — A watchdog organization that releases a report each year on the global persecution of Christians has again named North Korea as the most dangerous place to live as a Christian—for the 17th year in a row, followed by Afghanistan, Somalia, Libya and Pakistan. Open Doors USA released its “World Watch List”… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Virginia Senator Introduces Bill Authorizing Elective Bible Courses in Commonwealth’s High Schools

By Heather Clark RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia senator has introduced a bill that would authorize the creation of elective Bible courses in public high schools, with the stipulation that they are neutral toward religion and do not “favor disfavor … any particular religion or nonreligious perspective.” Charles Carrico, R-Bristol, filed Senate Bill 1502 last week, which would… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Man Who Threw Profane Fit in Store for Not Being Called ‘Ma’am’ Says He ‘Would Do It ‘100,000 Times Again’

By Heather Clark ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico man who became irate and threatened violence inside of a GameStop store when he was called “sir” instead of “ma’am” says that he “would do it 100,000 times again” because his “actions were justified” at “blatant and malicious hate.” “I could have reacted a whole lot better, but you know what? I look back at it I wouldn’t change a… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Authorities in China’s Henan Province Turning Pulpits Into Entertainment Venues One by One

By Editor Photo Credit: Screenshot Bitter Winter/YouTube (Bitter Winter) — Churches are supposed to be the place where Christians worship God. In central China’s Henan Province, however, the government is forcibly occupying churches in large numbers and turning them into theaters, game rooms, and other types of entertainment venues—all to Christians’ torment. To… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Concerns Raised Over ‘No God But Allah’ Saudi Arabian Flag Sculpture Included in ‘Candy Nations’ Display Near Ground Zero

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Sander Lamme NEW YORK — Concerns are being raised over the inclusion of a Saudi Arabian flag sculpture in a “Candy Nations” temporary art display that surrounds the grounds of the World Trade Center. The display was meant to represent the nations that were a part of the G20 summit, and the Saudi Arabian flag traditionally includes the Islamic… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Scottish Nursery Staff Told Not to Say ‘Boys and Girls’

By Editor Photo Credit: Valeer Vandenbosch (The Christian Institute) — Nursery staff in Scotland have been told not to call children “boys” and “girls.” The guidance from the Care Inspectorate also cautions against using words such as “manmade” and “mankind,” and urges staff to change story characters such as Mr. Squirrel to “squirrel.” Critics have called the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Pastor Who Posted ‘The Culture May Change, The Bible Does Not’ Sign Loses Job as Church Rejects His Leadership

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Facebook WEED, Calif. — The pastor in California who posted a sign that reads “Bruce Jenner is still a man. Homosexuality is still sin. The culture may change, the Bible does not” is now out of a job after reportedly being told by his co-elder that he could no longer follow his leadership and that all but one couple would leave the church if he… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘You Shall Have No Other Gods Before Me’: Chinese Officials Remove First of Ten Commandments Posted Inside Church

By Editor Photo Credit: Gary Tamin (Open Doors USA) — “You shall have no other gods before me.” It is No. 1 on the list of Ten Commandments God gave to His people. Anyone who follows and worships Christ knows that its placement at the top is significant—a fact Chinese leader Xi Jinping and his regime are well aware of, based on a recent report from Bitter Winter,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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US Supreme Court Declines to Stay Sentence of Man Imprisoned for Helping Ex-Lesbian Who Fled Country With Daughter

By Heather Clark WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to stay the prison sentence of a Virginia man convicted of aiding in international parental kidnapping and conspiracy for driving a woman to New York, where she then fled the country with her daughter—as she wanted to avoid an impending court order that would mandate that she hand over her child to her former… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Christian Mother, Pastor Fear for their Lives After Attacks in Eastern Uganda

By Morning Star News (Morning Star News) – Muslims in eastern Uganda sent a Christian mother to the hospital with injuries from a beating in one village and tore down a church building in another, sources said. Both the woman and the pastor of the destroyed church building fear their lives could be in danger. Deborah Gimbo of Budaka town was attacked the afternoon of Dec. 20… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Surrogate Mother Refuses Demand to Abort Baby With Heart Defect

By Editor Photo Credit: Credit Aneta Blaszczyk (The Christian Institute) — A surrogate mother from Texas refused to abort a baby with a heart defect in the face of demands from its biological parents. At 16 weeks, doctors revealed that the baby Stephanie Levesque was carrying, had a high risk heart defect. Against the parents’ wishes, Stephanie carried the baby to… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Church Protested Over Sign About Homosexuality, Transgenderism That Declares: ‘The Culture May Change, The Bible Does Not’

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Facebook LAKE SHASTINA, Calif. — A church in California has been subject to protests and vandalism after members of the community became offended by a message on its sign that reads, “Bruce Jenner is still a man. Homosexuality is still sin. The culture may change, the Bible does not.” “We believe love warns, and the best expression of love is to… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘Reproductive Justice’? NY Governor Cuomo, Hillary Clinton Push for Passage of State Abortion Bill

By Heather Clark MANHATTAN, N.Y. — Liberal New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former New York Senator Hillary Clinton spoke on Monday at an event in which they called for the passage of a bill that some note would not only codify Roe v. Wade into state law, but would also expand the availability of abortion to late-term cases deemed “necessary to protect the health” or when the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘We Had to Give Them All a Chance of Survival’: Triplets Born After Mother Refuses Selective Reduction

By Editor Photo Credit: The Johnsons (The Christian Institute) — A mother has explained how she refused to consider abortion when doctors told her that her triplets were not developing as expected. Katie Johnson and her husband Patrick were told at a twelve-week scan that their babies, Oscar, Aurelia and Oliver, had life-threatening growth problems. Doctors advised… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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European Court Rules Couple’s Rights Not Violated When Children Temporarily Removed Over Homeschooling

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Alliance Defending Freedom STRASBOURG — The European Court of Human Rights has unanimously ruled that a German couple’s rights under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights were not violated when authorities temporarily removed their children from their home due to concerns that they were being homeschooled rather than sent to public… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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