News from this Week 2/2/23

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Turkey’s push into Iraq risks deeper conflict

Looming over the deserted village of Sararo in northern Iraq, three Turkish military outposts break the skyline, part of an incursion that forced the residents to flee last year after days of shelling.

Iran, Russia to integrate banking systems to bypass Western sanctions

Iran and Russia signed an agreement Sunday to integrate their banking systems to help them skirt Western sanctions.

US accuses Russia of non-compliance with major nuclear arms control treaty

Amid already heightened tensions between the United States and Russia over US military assistance to Ukraine, the US State Department on Tuesday accused Moscow of canceling talks and failing to allow nuclear inspections in compliance with New START, the only nuclear arms control treaty remaining between the two countries, i24NEWS reports.

Latest World News Headlines

Finland Delays Joining NATO at This Time – February 1, 2023

‘Warning sign’: Iran’s military reportedly sending warships to Brazil, Panama Canal in challenge to US – February 1, 2023

Executions Nearly Double In Saudi Arabia – February 1, 2023

Hungary Condemns Ukraine’s ‘Crackdown’ On Ethnic Hungarians – January 31, 2023

90th Anniversary Of Hitler’s Rise To Power Raises Questions About Future (Worthy News Analysis) – January 31, 2023

Russia may end nuclear arms control treaty with US, official says – January 31, 2023

Pakistan Mosque Bomb Blast Kills Over 60 – January 30, 2023

Breaking Israel News

Israel targeting Iranian arms flow to Ukraine, Netanyahu tells CNN

Israel is targeting the production of Iranian weapons that could be sent to Russia for use against Ukraine, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told CNN in an interview aired on Wednesday.

Israel Ready To Mediate Peace In Ukraine

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Tuesday he would consider serving as a peace mediator between Russia and Ukraine if asked and said only a military threat would deter Iran from having nuclear weapons.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Iran threatens Israel over drone attack on weapons facility – January 31, 2023

In 3rd attack in hours, aircraft said to strike Iranian truck on Syria-Iraq border – January 30, 2023

Mossad behind drone strike on Iran factory, U.S. officials say – January 30, 2023

Major offensive in Judea and Samaria may be necessary in 2023 – January 30, 2023

Breaking U.S. News

Iranian Nabbed At U.S. Border on Terror Watch List Arrested

Dozens on the U.S. terror watch list were detained, including 17 in December, at the U.S. southern border with Mexico, officials said Wednesday.

Federal Reserve raises interest rates by 25 basis points

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates by 25 basis points, issuing an 0.25% hike in line with earlier expectations in a move that signals a rate slowdown in the Fed’s fight against inflation.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

FBI Searching President Biden’s Beach Home For Classified Documents – February 1, 2023

US Satanists Open Ritual Abortion Clinic (Worthy News Investigation) – February 1, 2023

Minnesota: Gov. Walz signs state law permitting abortion at any stage for any reason – February 1, 2023

US Deadly Icy Storm Traps Millions – February 1, 2023

White House: Health Emergency for COVID Is Out. Health Emergency for Abortion Is In. – January 31, 2023

Florida poised to become 26th state that allows permitless carry of guns – January 31, 2023

Facing Drone Strikes, Iran Warns Any U.S. Military Action Means War – January 30, 2023

Breaking Christian News

Nigeria: Christian orphanage director finally acquitted of abduction/forgery charges

The Christian founder of an orphanage in Nigeria’s Kano state has finally been acquitted of abduction and forgery after spending two years in jail pending trial, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Nigeria: Beloved pastor slaughtered by suspected Islamic State terrorists in Adamawa, “he fought a good fight”

Christian communities in Nigeria’s Adamawa state are deeply mourning the loss of Pastor Jerry Hinjari of Christ Nation International, who was murdered by suspected Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on Thursday, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. The slaughter of tens of thousands of Christians in Nigeria at the hands of Islamic terrorists has gone unchecked by the Nigerian government and the international community for many years now.

Sudan: Christian ministry team murdered by suspected Islamic extremist

A church pastor was among a ministry team of four Christians who were murdered by suspected Islamic extremists in Sudan last week, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Rights groups have reported worsening conditions for Sudanese believers since the 2021 military coup, which overthrew the transitional government installed after brutal dictator Omar al-Bashir was ousted in 2019.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Iran: Christians under increased persecution, but church is growing – January 30, 2023

Thousands of Christians worldwide were murdered for their faith last year, new report shows – January 30, 2023

Eritrea: 44 Christians arrested, imprisoned for unknown reasons – January 30, 2023

US Hispanic Protestant church is young, growing, effective in evangelism, study shows – January 26, 2023

United Methodist Church loses more than 1,800 congregations over LGBTQ debate, “not a real schism” – January 26, 2023

Hindus Attack Catholic Church In India; Several Injured – January 24, 2023

Nigeria: 17 more Christians murdered amid ongoing slaughter; “violations are carried out with impunity” – January 24, 2023

Breaking World News 1/25/23

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Germany, US To Send Tanks To Ukraine

In a significant policy shift, Germany decided Tuesday to send tanks to Ukraine while the U.S. is edging closer to making a similar announcement as early as Wednesday, officials and news reports said.

Raped Woman’s Daughter Killed In Haiti; Nun Seeks Safe House

At night, when Mamaille stares up at the ceiling in her shack, she can see the sky through a rash of bullet holes left in her metal roof after a stretch of gang fighting in Haiti last summer.

European Union backs off from calling Iranian Revolutionary Guards a ‘terror group’

The European Union is set Monday to impose sanctions on several more Iranian officials suspected of playing a role in the crackdown on protesters, but won’t add the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guard to the EU’s terror group blacklist.

Latest World News Headlines

Russia Says No Date Set for Talks With U.S. on Nuclear Arms Treaty – January 23, 2023

The rotation of the Earth’s inner core may be reversing, scientists have found in a study that sheds new light on geological processes occurring deep within our planet. – January 23, 2023

‘Great Pain’ Remembered as Britain’s Ex-Premier Johnson Visits Ukraine (Worthy News Radio) – January 23, 2023

CIA chief Burns meets Ukraine’s Zelensky in Kyiv as Washington ups support – January 22, 2023

U.S. announces $2.5B military package for Ukraine – January 22, 2023

US army says its forces captured three Islamic State members in Syria raid – January 22, 2023

Chris Hipkins To Replace Jacinda Ardern As New Zealand’s Premier – January 22, 2023

Breaking Israel News

TV report claims joint US-Israel air drill will bomb ‘Iranian nuke sites’ in Negev

As part of an ongoing drill between the Israeli Air Force and United States Central Command, American B-52 strategic bombers will drop live ammunition on targets in southern Israel on Wednesday.

U.S., Israel launch military exercise to send message to Iran, others

The United States and Israel began a massive joint military exercise in Israel on Monday to show adversaries like Iran that Washington is not too distracted by the war in Ukraine and the threat from China to mobilize a large military force, a senior defense official said.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Hezbollah erects new watchtowers on Lebanon border as IDF builds defensive wall – January 23, 2023

Some 100,000 Israelis protest against govt’s judicial reforms – January 22, 2023

Netanyahu fires Deri ‘with a heavy heart’ after High Court nixes convicted minister – January 22, 2023

US Military, National Security Personnel Meet with Israel’s New Government – January 19, 2023

Breaking U.S. News

Again Mass Shooting In California; 7 Killed

Seven people were killed, and one was critically injured in a shooting

13 Faith Leaders Sue, Claim MO Abortion Ban Violates Separation of Church and State

Thirteen clergy from six faith traditions filed a lawsuit against the State of Missouri on Jan. 19, claiming that the state’s ban on abortion constitutes an imposition of a Christian belief and thus violates the separation of church and state. The clergy also stressed that the abortion ban violates their religious beliefs.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Border Patrol Council head says number of terrorists coming across the border has been skyrocketing – January 24, 2023

California in the midst of a Mega Drought; Not Seen in 1200 Years – January 24, 2023

Classified Documents Found At Former US Vice President Pence’s Home – January 24, 2023

Thousands attend March for Life anti-abortion rally in Washington DC – January 24, 2023

Ex-FBI Agent Arrested Over Ties With Russia (Worthy News In-Depth) – January 23, 2023

US Shooting Death Toll Rises To 11; Gunman Identified – January 23, 2023

DOJ Discovers Six More Biden Classified Documents – January 22, 2023

Breaking Christian News

Nigeria: 17 more Christians murdered amid ongoing slaughter; “violations are carried out with impunity”

As rights advocates raise questions about the silence of world powers in the face of the ongoing years-long devastating slaughter of Christians in Nigeria, 17 more Christians were murdered by suspected Fulani militants in Nigeria’s Bauchi and Benue states between Friday and Sunday, Morning Star News reports. 

UK: Christian teacher may be banned from teaching for his views on transgenderism and same-sex marriage

A Christian teacher in England may be permanently prohibited from teaching in the UK after referring to a female transgender student as a “girl” and telling another student he is opposed to same-sex marriage, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Malta: Formerly gay Christian man faces jail accused of promoting ‘conversion therapy’ – January 23, 2023

Church of England publishes draft prayer of blessing for same-sex marriages – January 23, 2023

Pakistan: National Assembly votes to make controversial blasphemy laws even harsher – January 19, 2023

Christian persecution sweeping across Africa may result in “vast humanitarian catastrophe,” report says – January 19, 2023

Nigeria: Five women abducted, pastor shot and wounded in Katsina church terror attack – January 19, 2023

Church of England: homosexual couples cannot marry in church but clergy can hold blessings for same-sex civil partnerships – January 19, 2023

Northern Chinese Church Leader Sentenced To Two Years Imprisonment – January 19, 2023

Breaking News from this Week- 1/18/23

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Russia to expand size of military to 1.5 million troops, defense minister says

Russia detailed plans Tuesday to expand its military to 1.5 million personnel over the next few years, a move that comes as Ukraine warns that Moscow may be planning an offensive and increased tensions between Moscow and the United States and its allies.

Israeli scientists say substance prevents cancer’s spread in mice with 90% success

Israeli scientists are aiming to produce the world’s first preventative drug designed to stop tumors causing secondary cancer, and say the active ingredient has shown more than 90 percent effectiveness in mice.

Hungary Condemns Western Denial Of Persecution Christians

Hungary’s rightwing government has condemned the West for allegedly playing down the persecution of Christians after Islamists in Africa killed and injured dozens of believers on Sunday, including a priest.

Latest World News Headlines

German court tries to force COVID vaccine on Holocaust survivor – January 17, 2023

Italy Detains Most Wanted Mafia Boss (Worthy News Radio) – January 17, 2023

Nimitz carrier strike group sails in disputed South China Sea – January 15, 2023

Scores Killed In Nepal Plane Crash – January 15, 2023

Prayers As Russian Strikes Kill Over A Dozen In Ukraine City (Worthy News Radio) – January 15, 2023

Czech Elections After EU Funds Controversies (Worthy News Radio) – January 15, 2023

Russian Mercenaries ‘Find British Body’ Amid Fighting In East Ukraine (Worthy News Radio) – January 14, 2023

Breaking Israel News

Palestinian militants preparing for renewed violent conflict with Israel

Palestinian militant groups are preparing for new rounds of violent conflict with Israel this year as part of their resistance to the new “fascist and racist” right-wing Israeli government, Israel National News (INN) reports.

US State Dept: “Unacceptable” for Israel to unilaterally end restrictions on Jewish prayer at Temple Mount

A US State Department spokesperson has told the Washington Free Beacon news outlet that it would be “unacceptable” to the Biden administration for Israel to unilaterally change the “historic status quo” and allow Jews to pray on Jerusalem’s famous Temple Mount.

Latest Israel News Headlines

‘If the world abandons Israel, Netanyahu will bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities,’ says National Security Council chief – January 17, 2023

‘Immediate reversal’ – 90 countries demand Israel lift PA sanctions, restore terror funding – January 17, 2023

Iranian mullah visits Israel for secret meeting with senior officials – January 17, 2023

‘A plan to change Israel’s DNA’: 80,000 rally in Tel Aviv against judicial overhaul – January 15, 2023

Breaking U.S. News

Trump’s Ties to Evangelicals Souring Despite Roe v. Wade Win – ‘It’s a Sign of Disloyalty’

Former President Donald Trump is being extremely blunt about why evangelical leaders have held off endorsing him so far in the 2024 presidential race.

Central-bank digital currencies are coming—whether countries are ready or not

Central-bank digital currency” doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. But you might want to get used to saying it. These so-called CBDCs, or digital versions of dollars, yuan, euros, yen or any other currency, are coming, say those who study them. And depending on how they are designed and rolled out, their impact on the banking system could be profound.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

NYC Health Officials: “Highly transmissible” Omicron XBB.1.5 COVID-19 variant maybe more likely to affect the vaccinated – January 17, 2023

House GOP Introduces Bill to Stop Govt From Colluding With Big Tech to Censor Free Speech – January 17, 2023

Supreme Court to hear case on Evangelical employee wanting Sundays off as Sabbath – January 17, 2023

House Republicans file legislation to end COVID-19 vaccination requirement for international air travelers – January 17, 2023

Christian colleges can receive Title IX funds and uphold religious beliefs on LGBT issues, judge rules – January 15, 2023

House Judiciary Committee launches probe into Biden’s handling of documents – January 15, 2023

Dems reject matched spending cuts, setting up showdown with House Republicans over debt ceiling – January 15, 2023

Breaking Christian News

Japan Rejects Refugee Status Of Bangladesh Evangelist Despite Islamic Death Threats (Worthy News Exclusive)

Japan has declined the refugee status of a Christian evangelist who fled his native Bangladesh after Islamic militants threatened to kill him for converting to Christianity and being forced to marry a Muslim woman.

Islamists Burn Priest To Death In Nigeria; Colleague Injured

Suspected Islamist gunmen burned a Catholic priest to death and shot and injured his colleague in northwest Nigeria on Sunday, police and church sources said, prompting Christians to call for prayers.

Congo Church Attack Kills and Injures Dozens

Dozens of worshipers have been killed and injured in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where Islamist militants bombed a Sunday service at a Pentecostal church, the government and military said.

Latest Christian News Headlines

120,000 Armenian Christians Trapped In Nagorno-Karabakh – January 15, 2023

Congo: Christian woman testifies Jesus is her Shepherd after Islamic terrorists murder her family, abduct, torture, rape her – January 12, 2023

Indonesia: Christians prohibited from holding Christmas services – January 12, 2023

Uganda: Evangelist murdered by Islamic terrorists after leading Muslims to Christ – January 11, 2023

Iran: Pastor re-arrested and imprisoned, no reason given – January 9, 2023

Uganda: Pastor in critical condition after poisoning by Muslim extremists – January 9, 2023

Post-pandemic attendance at worship services has significantly declined, report shows – January 9, 2023

Top News from this Week- 1/11/22

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Sweden Says it Can’t Meet All of Turkey’s Demands; NATO Entry Now Up to Ankara

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has called on Turkey to lift its block against Sweden’s accession to the transatlantic alliance, after Stockholm acknowledged it cannot meet Ankara’s demands.

U.S. Navy seizes over 2,100 Iranian assault rifles in Gulf of Oman bound for Yemen

The U.S. Navy said Tuesday that it seized over 2,100 assault rifles from a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Oman that it believes came from Iran and were meant for the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Latest World News Headlines

Peru: At least 17 dead amid protests calling for President Boularte to resign – January 11, 2023

Iran sentences 3 more protestors to death for “waging war against God” – January 11, 2023

Brazil’s Ex-President Condemns Brasilia Attack – January 11, 2023

Australia hit by ‘one-in-100-year’ floods as hundreds airlifted to safety – January 9, 2023

U.S. says return to 2015 Iran nuclear deal not at the top of the agenda – January 9, 2023

US approves over $3 billion in new military aid package for Ukraine – January 9, 2023

Brazil Police Regaining Control Over Protests – January 9, 2023

Breaking Israel News

Netanyahu: In a democracy there will be no call to civil riots

In a democratic country, the leaders of the opposition are not arrested, just as the government ministers are not called Nazis, the Jewish government isn’t called the Third Reich and the citizens are not called to start a civil rebellion,” PM Benjamin Netanyahu told President Herzog in a call on Tuesday, Maariv reported.

Israeli officials meet Abraham Accords counterparts in Abu Dhabi ahead of Negev Forum summit

Senior Israeli officials and their counterparts from Abraham Accords countries attended a two-day meeting in Abu Dhabi this week to prepare for the upcoming Negev Forum summit in Morocco later this year, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports. High-level delegations from Egypt and America, including US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, also participated in the meeting.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Israel Rebukes U.N., Palestinian Authority for Emergency Session on Temple Mount – January 9, 2023

Israel Removing Palestinian Flags – January 9, 2023

US, Israeli Air Forces Practice Joint Flights, Target Strikes in Latest Exercise – January 8, 2023

Israeli Jews Support Christians after Church-Run Cemetery Desecrated – January 8, 2023

Breaking U.S. News

Pentagon ditches COVID vaccine mandate for troops

The Pentagon is formally dropping a controversial COVID-19 vaccine mandate for troops, according to a memo from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

House Oversight Republicans Reveal Six Things ‘We Will Investigate’

Accompanied by the ominous sound of a bell tolling, a video by House Oversight Republicans lists six scandals the new House Republican majority will investigate in order to “get answers the American people deserve.”

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Misplaced Classified Documents In President Biden’s Former Office On Iran, Ukraine, UK – January 11, 2023

Atheists refute claims abortion bans violate religious freedom – January 9, 2023

U.S. House to vote on rules that will constrain McCarthy’s power – January 9, 2023

House to Vote on Bill Aimed at Slashing $72 Billion From IRS – January 9, 2023

Pro-Life Pregnancy Center Begins Own Investigation to Find Terrorists Who Firebombed Facility Last Summer – January 9, 2023

House Speaker fight foreshadows larger debt ceiling battle on the horizon for GOP – January 8, 2023

Idaho Supreme Court upholds state’s near-total abortion ban – January 8, 2023

Breaking Christian News

Iran: Pastor re-arrested and imprisoned, no reason given

A pastor in Iran who is serving a six-year prison sentence on account of his religious activity was suddenly re-arrested on December 26 while on officially approved leave from his jail, Article 18 reports.

Uganda: Pastor in critical condition after poisoning by Muslim extremists

A pastor in western Uganda is still fighting for his life in hospital, weeks after he and a couple he had recently led to Christ were poisoned by local Islamic extremists, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Violent attacks by radicalized Islamists against Christians in Uganda are being increasingly reported, although Muslims are a minority group in the country, and Christianity is legal.

Post-pandemic attendance at worship services has significantly declined, report shows

A new report shows that, while religious identity among US adults has remained “mostly stable” since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of Americans who regularly attend worship services has declined significantly, the Washington Times reports. The report was published by the American Enterprise Institute on Thursday.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Iran Detains Christian Converts, Prayers Urged – January 5, 2023

NY Christian ministry shelters over 150 people during historic blizzard – January 4, 2023

Pakistan Christians Help Family Of Raped, Killed Widow – January 3, 2023

Dozens Of Christians Kidnapped In Nigeria After Mass Killings – January 2, 2023

Uganda: Evangelist almost completely blind after acid attack by Islamic extremists – January 2, 2023

Pakistan Christian Girl Awaits Justice After Abuse – January 2, 2023

Afghanistan Christians Fear Imminent Death – January 1, 2023

News from this Week 1/4/23

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China, Russia to Boost Ties ‘At All Levels’ in 2023 Despite U.S. Pressure

Determined to thwart the ongoing efforts of the United States to simultaneously counter both of its top rivals, China and Russia have made a joint resolution to increase their cooperation on a variety of fronts in the New Year.

Russia to modernize nuclear forces in 2023, add more multi-warhead nukes

Russia is bolstering its strategic nuclear forces in 2023 with further deployment of multi-warhead nuclear missiles and further modernization of its long-range strategic bomber division, the Russian Defense Ministry announced this week.

Putin’s Military Criticized After Deadliest Ukraine Attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin faced embarrassment Tuesday after one of Ukraine’s deadliest attacks on Russian troops was reportedly caused by the unauthorized use of mobile phones.

Latest World News Headlines

UK set to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as terror organization – January 3, 2023

Zelensky signs controversial law to increase governmental control of Ukrainian media – January 3, 2023

One-third of world economy expected to be in recession in 2023, says IMF chief – January 2, 2023

Ukraine says it shot down 39 Iran-made kamikaze drones during wave of Russian air strikes, “one terrorist has found another” – January 2, 2023

Ukraine Facing New Year “Terror” – January 2, 2023

Croatia Welcomes 2023 With Euro And Schengen – January 2, 2023

Brazil’s Controversial Lula Sworn In President – January 1, 2023

Breaking Israel News

Ben Gvir faces dilemma as activists ask to hold Passover sacrifice on Temple Mount

A fringe religious group on Monday night asked newly installed National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir for permission to perform the Passover ritual sacrifice on the Temple Mount this coming spring.

Hezbollah chief: Middle East could ‘explode’ after Ben-Gvir’s Temple Mount visit

Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah warned on Tuesday of consequences for Israeli Cabinet member Itamar Ben-Gvir’s visit to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Latest Israel News Headlines

UN Security Council slated to meet on widely decried Temple Mount visit by Ben Gvir – January 3, 2023

UN General Assembly condemned Israel more than all other countries combined last year – January 3, 2023

Blinken tells Israel’s new FM: US will oppose steps that undermine 2-state solution – January 2, 2023

Syria says IAF strikes briefly put Damascus airport out of service, kill 2 soldiers – January 2, 2023

Breaking U.S. News

Christian affiliation dominates roster of 118th Congress; majority is Protestant

A higher percentage of members of the 118th Congress, 88%, identify as Christian than the share of Christians in the U.S. population, which stands at 63%, a Pew Research Center analysis revealed Tuesday.

Bomb Cyclone to Hit California Days After Deadly Floods

California is set to get battered by another intense rainstorm, just days after a previous storm caused severe flooding throughout the Golden State.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

US House Adjourns After Not Electing Speaker – January 3, 2023

S&P 500 companies suffer worst losses since 2008 global financial meltdown – January 3, 2023

Trump takes fire from right after blaming abortion issue for GOP midterm defeats – January 2, 2023

Appeals Court Upholds Florida School Board’s Bathroom Policy – January 2, 2023

Ohio School Board Ignores Parents, Clergy with Trans Bathroom Policy Even as US Court Issues Big Trans Ruling – January 2, 2023

U.S. sees major housing price correction, nearly the largest since World War II – January 2, 2023

Ex-President Trump Under Pressure Over Tax Returns – January 1, 2023

Breaking Christian News

Pakistan Christians Help Family Of Raped, Killed Widow

Christians in Pakistan said Tuesday they will support five orphans left behind after their widowed mother was gang raped and killed by five suspected Muslim men, now in custody.

Dozens Of Christians Kidnapped In Nigeria After Mass Killings

Christians in northern Nigeria were searching Tuesday for scores of believers reportedly abducted in a Christmas Day attack by Islamic fighters that killed at least one person.

Uganda: Evangelist almost completely blind after acid attack by Islamic extremists

Islamic extremists enraged at the preaching of the Gospel sprayed acid in the face of evangelist Pastor Frank Mutabaazi in Kampala, Uganda last month, causing severe burns and almost completely blinding him, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. While Christianity is legal in Uganda, Christians have come under increasing violent attacks from extremists in the minority Muslim population.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Pakistan Christian Girl Awaits Justice After Abuse – January 2, 2023

Afghanistan Christians Fear Imminent Death – January 1, 2023

Nigeria Islamists Burn Homes After Killing Christians – December 30, 2022

Christian Families Expelled From India Town – December 30, 2022

‘Nigerian Woman Still In Jail For Condemning Christian’s Death’ – December 30, 2022

China Frees Church Elder, But Online Gathering Interrupted – December 29, 2022

News from this Week 12/28/22

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Taiwan extends mandatory military service amid rising China threat

The mandatory military service in Taiwan has been extended, President Tsai Ing-wen announced on Tuesday.

Serbia Puts Army On High Alert Near Kosovo (Worthy News Radio)

Serbia says it has put the army on high alert near its border with Kosovo while inside Kosovo, Serbs have erected more roadblocks amid escalating tensions. The standoff comes as Serbia and Kosovo accuse each other of preparing for an armed confrontation.

Latest World News Headlines

North Korean drones ‘violate airspace’ – South Korea scrambles fighter jets and and fires warning shots in response – December 26, 2022

Taiwan Claims China Staged Huge Military Incursion – December 26, 2022

Iran to Israel: Strike Our Nuclear Plant, ‘Tel Aviv Will Re Razed to the Ground’ – December 26, 2022

Moscow: ‘Ukraine Attacks Military Deep Inside Russia, Killing 3’ (Worthy News Radio) – December 26, 2022

Ukraine’s president urges Christmas hope despite attacks (Worthy News Radio) – December 25, 2022

Hungary’s Premier: ‘Dissolve EU Parliament’ – December 25, 2022

Russia warns of military confrontation with the United States (Worthy News Radio) – December 25, 2022

Breaking Israel News

As fears for LGBTQ+ rights mount, Israel may appoint first-ever openly gay Knesset speaker

As Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu continues to dole out jobs to fellow lawmakers from his conservative Likud party ahead of the establishment of the new government, it seems increasingly likely that Amir Ohana will be named the next speaker of the Knesset, becoming the first openly gay person to hold the position.

Netanyahu government set for swearing-in Thursday, but hurdles remain

Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu will attempt to swear in his governing coalition of far-right and ultra-Orthodox parties on Thursday, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin said Monday, with the former premier looking to retake power before a deadline to get his unruly partners in line.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Biblical Siloam Pool next to Temple Mount to be fully excavated – December 27, 2022

Israeli military holds exercise along Lebanon border – December 26, 2022

Netanyahu to freeze annexation for Saudi peace deal – December 25, 2022

Israel’s Christian population grew 2% last year – Central Bureau of Statistics – December 25, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

House Ways and Means Committee to release Trump tax returns on Friday

The House Ways and Means Committee will release former President Donald Trump’s tax returns on Friday, ending a years-long effort by Democrats to force the 45th president to release his personal finances.

Federal Judge Says San Francisco Can’t Clear Homeless Camps

A federal judge has temporarily banned San Francisco from clearing homeless encampments, saying the city violated its own policies by failing to offer other shelter.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Supreme Court temporarily halts termination of Title 42, will hear case in February – December 27, 2022

White House slams migrant buses to veep’s residence despite releasing 1.4 million border crossers – December 26, 2022

Biden Declares Federal Emergency for Bilzzard-Ravaged New York State – December 26, 2022

Powerful Winter Storm Leaves 19 Dead, and nearly 2 Million Without Power – December 25, 2022

Congress will have spent nearly $100 billion on Ukraine war once $1.7T omnibus bill is enacted – December 25, 2022

New DHS data shows border is deteriorating even before end of Title 42 – December 25, 2022

Drug overdose deaths topped 106,000 in 2021, CDC says in final report – December 25, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Iran: Regime warns Chaldean and Assyrian Christians not to participate in anti-government protests

Christians belonging to the Chaldean Catholic Church and Assyrian Church of the East denominations in Iran have been threatened by state security forces not to join the ongoing nationwide anti-regime protests or even to post support for the uprising on social media, on pain of arrests and persecution, the Christian Post reports.

Algeria: Christian convert from Islam imprisoned for three years on account of his faith

An Algerian Christian man has now been sentenced to three years in prison on account of his faith after having been brought back from Tunisia against his will in 2021, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

India: Hindu extremists attack, displace Christians in pre-Christmas riots

Radicalized Hindu nationalists in India’s Chhattisgarh state carried out a series of violent riots earlier this month, attacking Christian communities in 20 villages during the run-up to Christmas, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. 

Latest Christian News Headlines

Scores Of Christians Killed In Nigeria Ahead Of Christmas – December 25, 2022

Myanmar Military Detains Prominent Church Leader As Unrest Spreads – December 24, 2022

Wife Of Jailed Chinese Church Leader Urges Prayers – December 24, 2022

Gallup: 31% of Americans Go to Church Every Week or Almost Every Week – December 22, 2022

Sudan church burned down by suspected Islamic extremist – December 22, 2022

Persecuted Chinese congregation seeks refuge in the US – December 22, 2022

Uganda: Christian teacher and son violently attacked by Muslim extremists, “We survived by the grace of the Lord Jesus” – December 22, 2022

News from this Week 12/21/22

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Ukraine’s President To Visit US

Ukraine’s wartime President Volodymyr Zelensky will travel to Washington on Wednesday, where he is due to visit the White House and address the U.S. Congress, several sources said Tuesday.

Afghanistan Women Barred From Universities

Afghanistan’s Islamic government on Tuesday barred women from attending private and public universities in the latest severe blow to women’s rights.

US arrests six ISIS operatives in helicopter raids in Syria

US Central Command (CENTCOM) forces arrested six ISIS operatives in three helicopter raids in eastern Syria in the past two days, CENTCOM announced on Tuesday.

Latest World News Headlines

Thailand Navy Says Dozens Missing After Warship Sinks – December 20, 2022

Netherlands Prime Minister Apologizes For Slavery In Historic Speech – December 20, 2022

EU Citizens To Pay For CO2 Emissions – December 19, 2022

US airstrikes in Somalia kill 15 al-Shabab fighters – December 19, 2022

Iran Hails ‘More Than Doubled’ Nuclear Enrichment Despite Int’l Backlash – December 19, 2022

Russia’s Military Hits Ukraine Massively; Several Killed (Worthy News Radio) – December 19, 2022

Iranian atomic official says uranium enrichment capacity hits record highs – December 18, 2022

Breaking Israel News

IDF says troops downed suspected Hezbollah drone on Lebanon border

Israeli forces on Tuesday downed a small drone that Lebanon’s Hezbollah terror group apparently flew over the border, the Israel Defense Forces said.

Inscriptions provide evidence of Biblical kings of Israel and Judah, “one of the most important discoveries in Israel of all time”

Experts say newly deciphered inscriptions first discovered in Hezekiah’s tunnel in Jerusalem in 1880 reveal important evidence that the Biblical kings of Israel and Judah indeed lived and reigned and wrote accounts of their deeds, the Jerusalem Post reports.

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Syria says Israeli airstrikes hit sites in Damascus area, two soldiers wounded – December 19, 2022

Legislative blitz set to ramp up as jammed bills keep Netanyahu government at bay – December 18, 2022

Benjamin Netanyahu lays out agenda for third term: Stop Iranian aggression and expand peace in the region – December 18, 2022

Israeli cows to get their own biometric ID cards – December 18, 2022

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Court rules White House can’t force contractors to guarantee workers have COVID vaccinations

A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that the Biden administration cannot enforce its planned COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees of federal contractors.

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake shakes parts of Northern California, 70,000 without power

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook parts of Northern California early Tuesday, jolting people awake, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Powerful winter storm to bring freezing temperatures, snow to much of the U.S. – December 20, 2022

‘Twitter Files’ show FBI offered executives top secret info to guide 2020 election censorship – December 19, 2022

Jan. 6 Committee Recommends Four Charges For Trump – December 19, 2022

Winter storm could see 55 million people hit by freezing Christmas conditions – December 19, 2022

Texas, Arizona and 17 other states ask SCOTUS for stay in eliminating Title 42 border protocol – December 19, 2022

Senate Passes Defense Bill Rescinding COVID Vaccine Mandate – December 19, 2022

Pentagon receives hundreds of new UFO reports — though no evidence of aliens yet – December 18, 2022

Breaking Christian News

UK government admits prosecutor was wrong to say parts of the Bible are “no longer appropriate” in society

A high-ranking UK government lawyer admitted last week that it was wrong of Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service to have argued that sections of the Bible are ‘no longer appropriate in modern society’ when it charged a Christian street preacher with committing a ‘hate crime,’ Christian Concern (CC) reports.

Nigeria: Fulani jihadists slaughter 41 people in pre-Christmas attacks on Kaduna state Christian areas

Fulani jihadists in Nigeria’s Kaduna state murdered 41 people in a series of attacks on predominately Christian areas this month, Anglican Ink (AI) reports. The attacks have raised concern of even more intensified violence in these Christian areas during the run-up to Christmas.

India Releases Evangelical Leader On Bail

A jailed leader of more than 30 churches and congregations in northeastern India has been released on bail after International pressure, Worthy News learned Tuesday.

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Uganda: Muslim extremists attack their own brothers for converting to Christ – December 20, 2022

Millions of Gospel tracts to be handed out during King Charles’ coronation – December 19, 2022

Over 400 hostile acts committed against US churches since 2018, increased incidents since 2021 – December 19, 2022

Jerusalem: Archaeologists find rare 2,000 coin which appears to corroborate Biblical account in Exodus – December 15, 2022

Nearly 40% of Americans believe we are in the End Times, poll finds – December 14, 2022

Ohio: Christian teacher fired for refusal to use students’ preferred pronouns, files suit – December 14, 2022

Britain: Archaeologists uncover 1,300 year-old necklace with cross pendant which belonged to female Christian leader – December 13, 2022

News from this Week 12/14/22

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Indonesia’s Bali Island Hit By Quake

Indonesia’s tropical island of Bali, an essential host for Group of 20 summits and events this year, was reeling Wednesday after a strong earthquake and two aftershocks hit the area.

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New Zealand: Study shows dangerously high level of airborne microplastic pollution in Auckland

A new study shows that the number of microplastic particles polluting the air in New Zealand’s city of Auckland is the equivalent to more than three million plastic bottles per year, the University of Auckland (UOA) reports.

Brazil: Bolsonaro supporters riot in Brasilia against certification of da Silva as new president

Supporters of outgoing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro clashed with law enforcement officers, set fire to vehicles, and allegedly tried to storm federal police headquarters in Brasilia Monday, in protest at the official certification of leftist Lula da Silva as Brazil’s newly elected president, DW reports.

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Alleged Lockerbie Bomb Maker In US Custody – December 13, 2022

Three Shot Dead In Australia, Three Attackers Killed – December 13, 2022

Britain Ponders Controversial Digital Currency – December 13, 2022

U.S. expected to announce major nuclear fusion energy breakthrough – December 12, 2022

Iran executes second person by public hanging in connection with violence during protests – December 12, 2022

Northern Ireland can ban pro-life activism near abortion clinics, UK Supreme Court says – December 12, 2022

Europe’s Parliament Hit By Qatar Corruption Scandal; Several Arrests – December 12, 2022

Breaking Israel News

IDF chief confirms Israel behind strike on Iran arms convoy near Syria-Iraq border

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi confirmed Wednesday that an airstrike in early November on a convoy allegedly carrying Iranian arms near the Syria-Iraq border was carried out by the Israeli Air Force.

Czech president requests to move embassy to Jerusalem

Czech President Miloš Zeman requested on Monday to move his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in the coming months.

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Netanyahu inches closer to power with new parliament speaker – December 13, 2022

Outgoing Coalition Members Craft ‘Total War’ Plan to Create Chaos for Netanyahu Government – December 12, 2022

Report: Israel warns will bomb Beirut airport if it’s used for Iran weapon shipments – December 11, 2022

IDF launches snap drill with thousands of troops, simulating fighting in north – December 11, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

DeSantis Declares War on CDC Over COVID-19 Vaccines

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is asking a grand jury to investigate whether Floridians were misled by COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers after claims by his state’s surgeon general that the vaccines could potentially harm those who received it.

Biden Signs ‘Respect For Marriage Act’ Into Law

President Joe Biden signed the “Respect for Marriage Act” into law Tuesday on the South Lawn of the White House, requiring the federal government to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages carried out at the state level.

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Federal deficit to pass $3 trillion for second year, economic growth higher than expected – December 13, 2022

SEC, Justice Department charge FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried – December 13, 2022

Congressional lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill banning TikTok in United States – December 13, 2022

U.S. tests first successful air-launched hypersonic missile off California coast – December 13, 2022

$857.9 Billion Defense Bill Includes $800 Million for Ukraine – December 13, 2022

Household wealth dropped by $13.5 trillion from January to September, second-worst destruction on record – December 12, 2022

Schumer: Senate Headed for Short-Term Funding Bill to Prevent Shutdown – December 12, 2022

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Britain: Archaeologists uncover 1,300 year-old necklace with cross pendant which belonged to female Christian leader

Archaeologists conducting a dig at a burial site in Britain have uncovered an elaborate gold necklace with a cross pendant which likely belonged to an affluent female Christian leader between 630 to 670 A.D, some 1,300 years ago, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Uganda: Evangelist severely beaten by Islamic extremists after leading Muslims to Christ

Islamic extremists in Uganda severely beat up a pastor and members of his congregation and demolished his church last month after discovering he led Muslims to Christ earlier this year, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

Myanmar: Baptist bishop arrested and detained by military junta

A well-known Baptist bishop in Myanmar has been detained at an undisclosed location after being arrested by the military junta Sunday because of his Bible teaching, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

100 Christian Women, Girls Abducted In Pakistan – December 12, 2022

Massive Detentions Of Christian Refugees Underway In Thailand – December 11, 2022

Thailand Detains Christians, Including Girl Seeking Asylum – December 8, 2022

Myanmar: Child among three killed in military attack on Christian village – December 8, 2022

Bipartisan religious freedom commission “outraged” at US failure to add Nigeria and India to list of countries of particular concern – December 7, 2022

Algeria: Government is persecuting the Church, which continues to grow – December 6, 2022

Afghanistan: Christians trying to flee the country to escape intense persecution – December 6, 2022

News from this Week 12/7/22

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Argentina Vice President Sentenced Over Corruption

Argentina faced more upheaval Wednesday after an Argentine federal court found Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner guilty of corruption.

Putin holds council meeting on domestic security following 3 airbase ‘explosions’

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called a meeting with his security council to discuss the country’s domestic defenses after three airbases saw “explosions” this week.

‘Army May Intervene In Brazil’

Brazil’s military could still intervene to prevent leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from becoming the next president, well-informed sources suggested Tuesday.

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Russia: Putin signs law banning all LGBT expression in public life – December 6, 2022

Indonesia Bans Extramarital Sex – December 6, 2022

Ukraine: Civilians without electricity in deep winter as Russia continues strikes on infrastructure – December 6, 2022

Iran may be able to build ‘crude’ nukes within six months – December 5, 2022

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru Erupts, 2,000 Flee – December 5, 2022

Iran Abandons Morality Police After Protests; Christians Still Uncertain (Worthy News In-Depth) – December 5, 2022

Nigeria: ‘Weapons For Ukraine Reach Islamist Terrorists’ (Worthy News Investigation) – December 5, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Gantz orders IDF to prepare for escalation in light of new government

Defense Minister Benny Gantz ordered the IDF to prepare for the possibility of an escalation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in light of ongoing security tensions and the entry of the new government, the defense minister revealed in an interview with Ynet on Tuesday.

IAF, French air force hold joint strike drills over Israel’s skies

Israeli and French aircraft held a joint aerial exercise this week over Israel’s skies that simulated airstrikes and combating aerial threats, the Israeli Air Force said Tuesday.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Saudi Arabia wants to normalize ties with Israel – December 6, 2022

Bahraini FM: Palestinian statehood bedrock of Abraham Accords success – December 5, 2022

IDF readiness for war compromised by West Bank tension – December 5, 2022

Hamas fires at Israeli jets as air force hits terror group following rocket attack – December 4, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Real ID Deadline Pushed Back Again

The Real ID deadline has been pushed back yet again. The Department of Homeland Security deadline for enforcement will shift back another 24 months, from May 2023 to May 2025, the agency said Monday. After that date, federal agencies like the TSA will no longer accept driver’s licenses and other forms of identification that do not meet federal standards.

US Trade Deficit Widens in October on Weak Exports

The U.S. trade deficit widened sharply in October as slowing global demand and a strong dollar weighed on exports.

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Supreme Court grapples with Christian business owner’s objection to Colorado’s pro-LGBTQ law – December 5, 2022

White House dismisses Hunter Biden laptop ‘Twitter files’ as ‘distraction’ – December 5, 2022

White House opposes repealing military vaccine mandate through NDAA – December 5, 2022

Pentagon urged to build advanced defenses against growing cruise, hypersonic missile threats to U.S. – December 5, 2022

Trump Reacts To Hunter Biden ‘Twitter Files’: This ‘Allows For The Termination Of All Rules, Regulations, And Articles, Even … In The Constitution’ – December 4, 2022

Republicans push to end military vaccine mandate through annual defense bill – December 4, 2022

Bombshell Twitter files suggest censorship driven by politics and connections, not facts – December 3, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Algeria: Government is persecuting the Church, which continues to grow

While Algeria’s government has now shut down all but a tiny handful of churches in the country, Algerian church leaders say the persecution is causing an increase in the number of new Christians, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. 

Afghanistan: Christians trying to flee the country to escape intense persecution

The US-based aid organization Release International (RI) has reported that Christians in Afghanistan are trying to escape their home country as the ruling Taliban advance a regime of violence against them and other religious minorities, Christian Today (CT) reports.

Call to prayer for missionary pilot and volunteers imprisoned by Mozambique government

A call to prayer has been sent out for the release of an American Christian missionary pilot and two South African volunteers who have been jailed in Mozambique for a month since being arrested by government officials on suspicion of insurgents in the ongoing civil war, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

California Supreme Court says church cannot be forced to pay over $200,000 in COVID-19 fines – December 5, 2022

Nigeria: Christian couple and daughter hacked to death by suspected Fulani jihadists in Benue state – December 5, 2022

Nigeria: 48 Christians abducted in two attacks on buses, “please mobilize prayer for our brethren” – December 5, 2022

Jailed Church Leader Facing India Trial – December 2, 2022

China Closes House Church And School – December 2, 2022

Egypt Allows More Churches Amid Persecution – December 2, 2022

Cambridge University Dean defends sermon claiming Jesus had “trans body” with “vaginal” wound in His side – December 1, 2022

News from this Week- 11/30/22

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Netherlands to close up to 3,000 farms to comply with EU rules

The Dutch government plans to buy and close down up to 3,000 farms near environmentally sensitive areas to comply with EU nature preservation rules.

Russia delays nuclear talks with US, cites Ukraine war as factor in decision

Moscow has postponed a round of nuclear arms control talks with the United States set for this week because of stark differences in approach and tensions over Ukraine, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday.

China on pace to match U.S. nuclear stockpile by 2035, Pentagon warns

The Chinese military’s rapid buildup is on pace to reach 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035 — nearly the number of current U.S.-deployed warheads, the Pentagon said in a survey of Chinese military power revealed Tuesday.

Latest World News Headlines

Pope Fires Leadership Of Largest Charity – November 29, 2022

China Crackdown On Massive Protests – November 29, 2022

European ‘super cartel’ busted in six countries; 49 arrests, 30 tons of cocaine seized – November 29, 2022

Biden gives Chevron permit to restart Venezuelan oil sales – November 29, 2022

Protests Spread In China, Threatening Rulers – November 28, 2022

Hungary Delaying NATO Expansion Seeks Israel’s Defense – November 28, 2022

Build the wall? Finland plans border fence with Russia as NATO membership looms – November 28, 2022

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IDF to hold joint air drills with US, simulating strikes on Iran and proxies

The Israel Defense Forces on Tuesday said it would be holding a series of joint aerial exercises with the US military, simulating strikes against Iran and its regional terror proxies.

Israel will be first country to deliver emergency medical supplies nationwide by drone

Israel is set to become the first country in the world that can fly urgent medical supplies to hospitals nationwide through the use of aerial drones, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Israel, US to hold air drill simulating striking Iran nuclear program – November 29, 2022

IDF arrests 3,000 Palestinians, thwarts 500 attacks in past 6 months – November 29, 2022

Netanyahu walks political and diplomatic tightrope as he forms coalition – November 28, 2022

IDF chief says joint activities with US in Mideast to be ‘significantly expanded’ – November 24, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Same-sex marriage bill passes Senate; lawmakers reject GOP religious liberty amendments

Bipartisan legislation to codify same-sex marriage under federal law passed the Senate on Tuesday with the help of a dozen Republicans, capping off months of negotiations between both parties over how to address religious liberty concerns.

Oath Keepers boss guilty of seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 case

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential win, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Billionaire Musk Says Apple Threatens Twitter – November 29, 2022

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, world’s largest active volcano, starts to erupt for first time in nearly four decades – November 29, 2022

Senate Moves Same-Sex Marriage Bill a Step Closer to Passage – November 29, 2022

Respect for Marriage Act pending in Senate is raising constitutional concerns – November 28, 2022

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin pushes for new mental health agenda after mass shootings – November 28, 2022

Biden admin scrambles to track $20B in Ukraine aid as House Republicans warn of audits – November 28, 2022

Biden Says He Wants Congress To Pass Gun Control In Lame-Duck Session – November 24, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Iraq: Christian families are leaving in droves

The Chaldean Patriarchate has issued a statement attesting that Iraqi Christians are leaving their country in droves due to compelling sociological and political factors, which include discrimination, Agenzia Fides reports. The Christians of Iraq make up one of the oldest continuous Christian communities in the world; there are an estimated 500,000 Christians still in the country.

Wyoming: Christian group is free to hire only Christians following settlement of discrimination lawsuit

Federal agencies and the state of Wyoming have acknowledged in settling a lawsuit filed against them that the Christian Wyoming Rescue Mission is free to hire only like-minded believers who share in the organization’s mission to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Washington Times reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Syria: Christians under threat from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham terror group – November 29, 2022

Sudan: Pastor jailed after praying for his mother to be healed – November 29, 2022

Pakistan: 200 Christian families homeless after government demolishes homes and church – November 29, 2022

China: Crackdown and closure of house churches continues – November 29, 2022

Nigeria: Parish priest kidnapped by Islamist gunmen in Enugu state – November 24, 2022

UK street evangelist charged with public order offense after preaching on homosexuality – November 24, 2022

249 more congregations vote to leave United Methodist Church over homosexuality issue – November 23, 2022