Afghans say 41 child suicide bombers rescued

Originally published in Dawn.Com World KABUL: The Afghan government said on Monday that police had rescued 41 children from becoming suicide bombers as they were about to be smuggled across the mountains into Pakistan. Interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told a news conference that the children aged six to 11 […]

US Congress condemns Iran for sentencing Christian pastor to death

Originally published in Congress unanimously approved a new resolution condemning the Iranian government for sentencing to death a Christian pastor accused of renouncing Islam. Youcef Nadarkhani’s sentence has been affirmed at the highest levels of Iran’s legal system and could be carried out at anytime, according to his supporters. […]

Youcef Nadarkhani — execution order fears

Originally published in INcontext Ministries The American Center for Law and Justice, focusing on constitutional and international law, said today it has received information that Iran may have issued an execution order for Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who was sentenced to death because he refused to recant his Christian faith. The […]

Jailed Iranian pastor’s health deteriorating

Originally published in Worthy News The health of a jailed pastor of one of Iran’s largest evangelical house church movements is deteriorating and there were fears on Monday he that may die, a well-informed representative told Worthy News. Behnam Irani, who was jailed for what critics view as “trumped up” […]

Congressional resolution condemns Iran, demands Youcef Nadarkhani’s release

Originally published in Christian Post United States Rep. Joseph Pitts (R-Pa.), with the support of seven members of Congress, introduced a resolution into the US House of Representatives Friday that condemns Iran for continuing to imprison pastor Youcef Nadarkhani and calls for his immediate release. The resolution, called H. Res. […]

The fight over Obama’s mandate is the fight of a lifetime for religious freedom

By Chuck Colson — Originally published in LifesiteNews I’ve been talking a lot lately about the Obama Administration’s relentless attempts to restrict religious freedom. You know by now that the Catholic bishops have strongly rejected the president’s so-called “accommodation” to exempt religious organizations from paying for abortion-inducing drugs, contraception, and […]