President Trump: The cross is ‘a powerful reminder of the meaning of Christmas’

Politics 12/06/19, 22:51

During the lighting of the National Christmas Tree on Thursday, Dec. 05, President Trump delivered powerful remarks that describe the importance of cherishing the great meaning of Christmas.  “In 1923, President Calvin Coolidge lit the first National Christmas tree,” President Trump began. “Later that night, African-American community centers held an outdoor ...

Pope tends to Orthodox ties, Catholic minorities in Balkans

Europe 05/04/19, 02:40

Pope Francis, who opened 2019 with trips to the Muslim world, is shifting gears to tend to Orthodox relations, with a delicate visit starting Sunday to the Balkan nations of Bulgaria and North Macedonia.Francis will also minister to the countries' tiny Catholic communities and meet with migrants, highlighting other papal ...

PHOTOS: A week since deadly Sri Lanka bombings

World 04/26/19, 22:50

Some were celebrating one of the holiest days in Christianity. Some were working at Colombo hotels. Some were sitting down to brunches of shrimp and chicken and dim sum and sticky rice pudding and tables of food that seemed to go on forever.They were mostly Sri Lankan, but also British, ...

NASA Chief criticized for mentioning Christianity in speech

Opinion 04/25/19, 21:23

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand the First Amendment. Or maybe, after the spat over a speech by NASA’s Jim Bridenstine, it does. Thanks to the double standards of secularism, public officials can’t even talk about faith without making headlines. It’s no wonder, then, that when the head of America’s space ...

Christians’ ethnic inclusion in Sri Lanka keeps fragile calm

World 04/25/19, 20:40

During the bad years, when rebels mostly from the ethnic minority Tamils and majority Sinhalese government forces were slaughtering each other in a horrific civil war, Gnanamani found solace in something many of her fellow Tamils didn't have: Christianity, and especially its long inclusion in Sri Lanka's main ethnic groups.A ...

Polish leader: LGBT rights an import that threatens the nation

Europe 04/25/19, 03:54

The chairman of Poland's conservative ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish nation. Kaczynski, Poland's most important politician, also said "everyone must accept Christianity" and that questioning the powerful Roman Catholic Church in Poland is unpatriotic. The positions that Kaczynski took Wednesday ...

Rep. King compares criticism of him to persecution of Christ

U.S. 04/24/19, 13:03

Iowa Republican Steve King says the criticism he has faced from fellow members of Congress over his offensive remarks gives him "better insight" into what Jesus Christ experienced when he was persecuted for his beliefs.King was attending a town hall meeting Tuesday in his home district in northeast Iowa when ...

Update: Christians hope pope’s Morocco visit a good sign

Europe 03/31/19, 05:38

The Latest on Pope Francis' trip to Morocco: (all times local):11:20 a.m.Moroccans who converted to Christianity are hoping Pope Francis' visit will compel Moroccan authorities to become more tolerant of respecting religious freedom.Pope Francis exchanges gifts during a visit to the Rural Center for Social Services at Temara, south of ...

These 2 Democrats are finally standing up to anti-Christian bigotry in their party

Opinion 01/10/19, 20:57

Democrats pride themselves on “diversity.” With the new Congress, they’ve hailed two new Muslim House members, made accomodations for religious headwear on the House floor, and celebrated record numbers of minorities in their freshman class. This penchant for diversity makes their growing blind spot all the more glaring. That blind spot is ...

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