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Muslims Shield Christians in Bus Attack

Men look out the windows of a bus as it travels to Nairobi, in Mandera town at the Kenya-Somalia border, on Dec. 6, 2014. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

NAIROBI, Kenya — Christian leaders have hailed as an act of bravery and selflessness the shielding of some Christians by Muslims after suspected al-Shabab gunmen in Mandera County ambushed a passenger bus. ...

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Climate Change Accord Hurts World’s Poor


PARIS — The climate change accord struck in Paris among 195 nations thankfully is nonbinding, evangelical commentators noted, because rigorous implementation of it could harm the world’s poorest residents and stifle nations’ ...

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Reaching Syrian Refugees with Hope

Having a friendly face and willing heart, missions workers are approached multiple times a day by Syrian refugees for help with a variety of needs, from filing the correct paperwork with the United Nations to working with the government to remain under refugee status.

MIDDLE EAST — Christian missions workers like Peter Matheson are working to bring hope to refugees. But the ongoing crisis has taken a toll on the many he serves — and on ...

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Prayer Ad Banned from Theaters

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The Church of England (COE) is asking why its ad extolling the importance of prayer, was banned from being shown during the trailers at theaters across the country. The prayer ad banned from theaters had received ...

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China Ends One-Child Policy


After decades, the Communist Party’s central committee relaxes rule, allowing two children per family. After 35 years and untold millions of babies aborted, China has agreed to end its one-child policy and ...

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India blocks access to porn sites

Women in India protest against pornography. Recent incidents of sexual crimes against women and girls has shocked Indians and forced the government to seek solutions.

Millions of India’s online movie-browsers met a mysterious information blockade as laptops glowed with a cryptic message: “This site has been blocked as per the instructions of Competent Authority.” India’s government required ...

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Presidential Candidates Tout Support for Israel

On Monday, Republican presidential candidate and former New York governor George Pataki (right) gives an interview with Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal on stage at the Christians United for Israel Washington Summit. Credit: Maxine Dovere.

Six American presidential candidates made their pitch on Israel and the Middle East to thousands of prospective Christian voters on Monday at the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Washington Summit. CUFI said ...

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UCC Denomination No Friend of Israel

At the United Church of Christ (UCC) General Synod in Cleveland, Rev. Mitri Raheb (pictured here), a Palestinian Christian and pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, called the UCC's resolution to divest from Israel "a strong signal that [Palestinians] are not alone, and that there are churches who still dare to speak truth to power and stand with the oppressed.” Credit: United Church of Christ/Flickr.

Declining United Church of Christ’s Israel divestment might not pack any punch The United Church of Christ (UCC) last week became the latest mainline Protestant denomination to approve a resolution calling for ...

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