Know about the controversial case of Isabel Vaughan-Spruce, a pro-life volunteer when she was arrested while silently praying outside an abortion clinic. As the pope returned from Africa, he announced his denunciation of anti-gay laws calling them sinful and unjust. Explore how Pope Francis promotes human rights and equality and inclusivity among all o…
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Bishop Petru Pruteanu of the Russian Orthodox Church speaks out on the Ukraine conflict and balances the needs of Ukrainian and Russian members in Portugal. Read more about his unique perspective on t… Learn about the recent arrest of an American tourist suspected of vandalizing a statue in the historic Church of the Flagellation in Jerusalem's Old City.
Pope Francis Gives Nod to Non-Traditional Greeting: The Middle Finger, Was it Intentional or Innocent Mistake?
Pope Francis' recent statements about discrimination against the LGBTQ community and his unintentional endorsement of the middle finger have sparked mixed reactions. Read about this in the article.
UK Government Apologizes for Prosecutors Stating That Certain Passages in the Bible Are 'Inappropriate'
UK prosecutors have acknowledged that it was not appropriate for them to argue in a case against a Christian street preacher that certain parts of the Bible are outdated and would be considered offensive if spoken in public. Several armed suspects, a tribal chieftain says, could be the victim's own children shot a man identified only as Pastor Ndendela. The area's local chief bared that the incident happened last week in Binga District, in Zimbabwe's Magangala area. Hillsong church management denies cover-up for the sexual abuse case against the late Frank Houston. Cardinal Marc Ouellet on Dec. 13 announced in a statement that he had sued a female for defamation. The cardinal claimed the woman issued false accusations of sexual impropriety against him relative to a class-action filing opposite the Archdiocese of Quebec in Canada.
Activist Lawmakers File House Bill Seeking Probe on Human Rights Abuse Allegations vs. Filipino Pastor Apollo Quiboloy
On Tuesday, a group of activist lawmakers filed House Resolution 644, which calls for an investigation into allegations of human rights abuses by controversial Filipino pastor Apollo Quiboloy, who calls himself "The Appointed/Anointed Son of God" and "Owner of the Universe." Pope Francis told the members of an organization championing the causes of visually-impaired persons to ensure they are taking proactive and constructive steps to offer trust and hope to the people they serve. Pope Francis on Sunday expressed worries over the violent armed encounters in South Sudan that started in August in the Upper Nile state. The recent clashes have reportedly led to the deaths of an unknown number of unarmed civilians.
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky Lauds ‘Heroic’ Acts of Energy, Utility Crews Amid Fresh Russian Offensives
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky (Volodymyr Zelensky) recently lauded the "heroic" acts of fellow Ukrainians working double time to restore utilities and electricity after Russia's fresh offensives on key cities. Pope Francis met with the Movement of Christian Workers, giving a message of reflection and purpose for its continuing cause. The United States Department of Treasury had sanctioned Filipino pastor Apollo Quiboloy and over 40 other individuals from nine countries for their alleged human rights violations and corruption activities.