Sentencing of Pastor Adds to Uptick in Persecution in Algeria

Imam Sidi el-Houari Mosque in Oran, Algeria. (Wikipedia)

(Morning Star News)  In the latest of a rash of persecution incidents in Algeria, a judge on Thursday (March 8) sentenced a pastor to a fine and a suspended prison sentence under a law that prohibits causing Muslims to doubt their religion, sources said.

In Frenda, Tiaret Province, Nordine B. was ordered to... Read More | Share it now!

Judge Rules in Favor of Christian Couple Who Lost Foster Children for Refusing to Lie About Easter Bunny

ONTARIO — A Superior Court judge in Canada has ruled in favor of a Christian couple who lost their foster children, and were prevented from caring for other children, after refusing to lie by claiming that the Easter Bunny was delivering candy to their home.

Derek and Frances Baars are Reformed Presbyterians and began fostering two girls, ages three and five, in December 2015. However, shortly after the girls were placed in their home, concerns were raised by the... Read More | Share it now!

California City to Remove Decades-old Church Directory Sign to Avoid Appearance of Promoting Christianity

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The city of Coronado, California, will be removing a church directory sign from city property. According to the Los Angeles Times, the sign has been on the property since the 60s, and its removal is being prompted by “First Amendment concerns.”

The concerns first arose when Ryan Meoni, a 20-year-old who grew up in... Read More | Share it now!

As More Christians Are Killed in Somalia, Number of Orphans Grows

Mogadishu, Somalia. (Wikipedia).

NAIROBIKenya (Morning Star News) – Orphans in Somalia whose parents were killed for their faith by Islamic extremist, Al Shabaab rebels are becoming more numerous – and hungrier, an underground church leader said.

The pastor started a care center for the orphans three years ago in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as more children of secret Christians were... Read More | Share it now!

Bristol uni students want to ban feminists saying ‘men aren’t women’

Women who challenge the transsexual agenda could be banned from speaking at the University of Bristol, after a Students’ Union vote.

So-called Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminists (‘Terfs’) could be banned from speaking on campus with their views being labelled “hate speech”.

The motion was put forward by students after an event hosted by A Woman’s Place UK sought to discuss proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act.


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Religious freedom ‘under attack’ in the UK, MPs hear

Freedom of religion is under attack in the UK today from “aggressive secularists” and the religiously illiterate, a Christian MP has said.

Fiona Bruce made the statement during a debate on freedom of religion and belief in Westminster Hall.

The debate was led by Jim Shannon MP, chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief.

‘Aggressive secularists’

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