Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

All posts in Other Religious News and Analysis

Obama’s LGBT executive order threatens religious liberty, say advocates

By Kate Patrick Unwilling to wait for Congress to pass the Employee Non-Discrimination Act, Obama signed an executive order Monday prohibiting organizations with federal contracts from discriminating against employees…

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Iraqi prime minister condemns Islamic State group’s actions targeting Christian minority

By Sameer N. Yacoub and Sinan Salaheddin BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister on Sunday condemned the Islamic State extremist group’s actions targeting Christians in territory it controls,…

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Waiting for Mariam in New Hampshire

By Ray Sanchez MANCHESTER — A small community is waiting. Men and women with ties to South Sudan hope to welcome home a neighbor’s wife — a Christian…

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Sudan bans construction of all new Christian churches

By Stoyan Zaimov The government of Sudan has reaffirmed that it is banning the construction of all new Christian churches in the Muslim-dominated country, prompting “deep concern” from…

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Iraq Christians told to convert or face death

By Imran Khan The Islamic State group has threatened Christians in the Iraqi city of Mosul with death if they do not to convert to Islam or pay…

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Supreme Court ruling on public invocations gives atheists a prayer

By Joe Palazzolo At a recent meeting of the Osceola County, Fla., board of commissioners, many attendees bowed their heads in silence as they listened to an invocation…

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Is being ‘radical’ and ‘missional’ the new legalism?

By Christine Pack Are you embarrassed, as a Christian, because you and your family have not sold all to go and live in a war-torn, third world country…

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Accrediting agency to review Gordon College

By Russ Jones The New England Association of Schools and Colleges’ Commission on Institutions of Higher Education will review whether Gordon College is violating standards of the accrediting…

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Freefalling

By James Emery White The widespread cultural debate regarding the morality of homoerotic behavior, not to mention gay marriage, has ended. Those who remain opposed have had their opposition…

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Sudanese family lawyer drops lawsuit against Christian woman

By Khalid Abdel Aziz and Yasmine Saleh (Reuters) – A lawsuit brought by a Sudanese Muslim father against a Christian woman to formally establish her as his Muslim…

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