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As government ignores slaughter of Christians, Nigerian bishops beg West for help

Originally published in Lifesite News The president of the Nigerian Catholic bishops’ conference has called on Western nations to “make known the atrocities” inflicted upon Christians and other groups in Nigeria by Islamic terrorists. Archbishop Augustine Obiora Akubeze, the bishop of Benin City, told Aid to the Church in Need […]

Switzerland votes to criminalise ‘homophobia’

Originally published in Lifesite News The Swiss have voted by a large majority to make “homophobia” a criminal offence. On Sunday, 63.1% of the voters who turned out for several popular initiative referendums agreed that “discrimination,” “hate speech” and other forms of public “insults” aimed at homosexuals because of their […]

Israel Folau joins new rugby team, forbidden from talking about faith

Originally published in The Christian Post Israel Folau, an Australian rugby player who’s known for his outspokenness, has joined a new team but is forbidden from talking about his Christian faith. Folau, who was ousted from his contract with Rugby Australia last year over comments he made about homosexuality and […]

Religious affairs minister in Sudan signals freedom of religion in new era

Originally published in Morning Star News In another sign that Islamist elements hostile to Christianity in Sudan could be reined in, the minister of religious affairs has reiterated that Christian properties confiscated under the previous regime would be returned. Acknowledging that Christians were persecuted and endured “very bad practices” under […]

WATCH: Trump puts spotlight on religious freedom, persecution at unprecedented UN meeting

Originally published in CBN News Donald Trump this week became the first US President to host a meeting at the United Nations on religious freedom. “As President, protecting religious freedom is one of my highest priorities,” Trump told the nations of the world on Monday. In his keynote address to […]