News from this week: 4/19/2023

Breaking World News

The following news is taken in whole or part from Worthy News Ministries.

EU Lawmakers Vote To Punish ‘Global Warming’

The European Parliament has approved reforms to the European Union’s carbon market, which are expected to hike the cost of polluting in Europe.

US Reporter Remains Detained Rules Moscow Court

A Moscow court ruled Monday that the Wall Street Journal paper reporter Evan Gershkovich, the first American journalist held in Russia since the end of the Cold War, must remain in pre-trial detention.

Sudan Army, Rival Forces Agree On 24-Hour Truce

The Sudanese army and rival forces battling since the weekend agreed Tuesday to a temporary, 24-hour cease-fire, Arab media report after an American diplomatic convoy was attacked.

Latest World News Headlines

Nicaragua Expels ‘Mother Theresa’ Nuns – April 18, 2023

East Europe Nations Ban Ukraine Grain Imports – April 18, 2023

Iranian regime executed nearly 600 people last year, report shows – April 18, 2023

Russian Opposition Activist Jailed For 25 Years – April 18, 2023

US kills 3 Islamic State leaders in 2 Syria operations – April 18, 2023

China Forces on ‘High Alert’ After U.S. Warship Transits Taiwan Strait – April 18, 2023

Mexico Gunmen Storm Water Park, 7 Killed – April 17, 2023

Breaking Israel News

Iran threatens to destroy Tel Aviv and Haifa, as Israel marks Holocaust memorial day

Iran’s president threatened on Tuesday to flatten Tel Aviv and Haifa, as Israel marked Holocaust Remembrance Day, and a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the Islamic Republic the modern-day equivalent of Nazi Germany.

Sirens Wail In Israel To Remember Holocaust Victims Amid Tensions

Sirens wailed in Israel at 10:00 a.m. local time Tuesday to remember at least six million Jewish people who perished in the Holocaust, also known as the Shoah in Hebrew.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Calls For Unity At Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day – April 18, 2023

Crown Prince of Iran making ‘brave,’ first-of-its-kind visit to Israel – April 18, 2023

Israel: Polls show far-right governing coalition would lose to centrist National Unity alliance in a new election – April 17, 2023

Pentagon leak suggests Israel preapring for Iran attack despite ‘declining military capability’ – April 16, 2023

Breaking U.S. News

Oregon: Christian woman sues state after being told she cannot adopt children unless she “supports” their future hypothetical transgenderism

A Christian woman has filed suit against the state of Oregon for denying her application to adopt siblings from foster care because she would not agree to “respect, accept, and support … the sexual orientation, gender identity, [and] gender expression” of any child placed with her. The suit was filed earlier this month on behalf of Jessica Bates, a widowed mother of five, by the conservative legal firm Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF).

Fox News Settles Case For 787.5 Million With Dominion Voting Systems

The conservative-leaning Fox News Channel and Dominion Voting Systems have reached a $787.5 million out-court settlement agreement, both parties confirmed.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

US Could Hit Debt Ceiling in June, Banks Warn – April 19, 2023

Senate GOP report: COVID leaked from Wuhan lab where US funded gain-of-function research – April 18, 2023

Supreme Court Expected to Rule on Abortion Pill This Week – April 18, 2023

Abortion Pill Access May Continue Even If FDA Loses In Court – April 18, 2023

Feds charge 40 Chinese police officials for repression efforts against U.S. residents – April 18, 2023

Two Arrested for Operating Secret Chinese Police Station in New York – April 18, 2023

Online Control Bill Threatens US Democracy, Critics Warn (Worthy News In-Depth) – April 16, 2023

Breaking Christian News

Nigeria report: 5,068 Christians murdered by Islamic jihadists last year, 52,250 Christians murdered since 2009

A new report by the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) attests that 5,068 Christians in Nigeria were murdered by Islamic jihadists on account of their faith last year and that 1,041 were murdered in the first 100 days of 2023. Intersociety is “globally known and respected for strongly advocating for the end of religious radicalism through the propagation of radical Islamism and fanatical Christianity in Nigeria.”

Nigeria: Radicalized Fulani herdsmen murder 33 Christians in Kaduna state

In what has been described as “mindless bloodletting,” radicalized Fulani herdsmen murdered 33 Christians in an attack Saturday night through the early hours of Sunday (April 15-16) in Kaduna state, Nigeria, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. 

Uganda: Jihadists set off fuel bomb on Pentecostal church premises

Claiming that this was the way to serve Allah during the month of Ramadan, Islamic jihadists in western Uganda set off a fuel bomb on the premises of a Pentecostal church during a Good Friday service on April 7, Morning Star News (MSN) reported on April 17. Christianity is legal in Uganda, although believers have come under increasing violent attack from radicalized Muslims.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Myanmar: Former head of Kachin Baptist Convention sentenced to six years imprisonment, “outrageous travesty of justice” – April 17, 2023

Iran: Christian couple granted a retrial following prison sentence for house church membership – April 17, 2023

New study reveals hidden portion of the Gospel of Matthew – April 13, 2023

India Supreme Court to hear case by Catholic Archbishop requesting disclosure of records of religious rights abuses – April 13, 2023

Burkina Faso: 44 killed in terror attacks, “believers have been targeted and killed in villages” – April 12, 2023

Indonesia Pledges To Facilitate Church After Outcry – April 12, 2023

Attacks on churches surged in first quarter of 2023, rep

*Podcast* Leviticus Chapter 20- What Does My Father Expect of Me?

Today’s chapter “Covers a lot of ground”. We will talk about working with the right heart; unto God, not to impress someone; Modeling ourselves after Him in what we do. We will also talk about Spiritual Adultery, turning to other God’s in worship, and how saturated we are today in the names of false deities. We will also touch a little on eating clean. For further study on this, see the links below.

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Links for referenced teachings/list:

Clean eating list

Homosexuality Article