Americans mark National Day of Prayer

May 7, 2009

Americans who are so inclined are marking their National Day of Prayer on Thursday — and, as with any event that evokes church and state in this country, it is not without controvesy.

Another day, another faith coalition

April 1, 2009

Is it my imagination, or are there lots of new faith coalitions and initiatives sprouting up these days?

from UK News:

‘Wake-up’ to intolerance against Christians, archbishop says

February 13, 2009

The Church of England fought back this week against the "seeming intolerance and illiberality" aimed at their faith by public bodies.

Look who’s celebrating Reformation Day today

October 31, 2008

Today is Reformation Day, the anniversary of the day in 1517 when Martin Luther nailed his famous 95 theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg in eastern Germany and set off the Protestant Reformation. It is a public holiday in the five eastern German states, in Slovenia and — this year for the first time — in Chile.

Who threatens Christians in northern Iraq?

October 23, 2008

At least 1,500 Christian families have fled the northern Iraqi city of Mosul this month to escape violent attacks against them. About 12 Christians have been reported killed in that period. Protests have come in from the United Nations, the Vatican and other places around the globe. There clearly seems to be a campaign against them, but finding out who is behind it is not that easy, as correspondent Missy Ryan reports from Mosul.

Irish voters and the EU’s “loss of Christian memory”

August 25, 2008

Protest sign in Dublin, 21 July 2008/Philippe WojazerDid the Irish reject the European Union’s Lisbon treaty last June because they are “losing their Christian memory?” Cardinal Seán Brady, the top Catholic cleric in the once staunchly Catholic country, thinks that can partially explain the vote.

Antichrist rehearsal added to Obama list of sins by far U.S. right

August 5, 2008

obamaberlin.jpgDALLAS – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has had to fend off all sorts of spurious Internet rumours suggesting he is a closet Muslim and even linking him to the Ku Klux Klan.