Religion News Service
‘Megareverend’ John Oliver Trolls Televangelists with New Tax-exempt Church
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Satirist John Oliver addresses the dishonesty of televangelists by creating his own "church."
Experts Say What Governments Won’t: ISIS Atrocities are Genocide
Monday, August 10, 2015
Let Cecil the Lion’s Death Shine Light on Zimbabwe’s Human Rights Abuses
Thursday, July 30, 2015
When an American friend posted news of Cecil the lion’s death Tuesday on Facebook, I was touched. That poor lion.That despicable dentist.
5 Things Christians Should Know about the International Religious Freedom Report
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
The independent watchdog panel created by Congress to monitor religious freedom conditions worldwide issued its 16th annual report last week. Here’s a roundup of the report’s key recommendations:
Christian Caveman Finds God in Wilderness, South Africa
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Cape Town native Clifford Brandon says God led him to this abandoned seaside shelter in the town of Wilderness, South Africa, eight years ago, soon after mudslides destroyed the remote coastal...
State Dept. Should Act on Pakistan’s Religious Freedom Violations, Watchdog Group Says
Thursday, July 31, 2014
An independent religious freedom watchdog panel has welcomed the State Department’s annual religious freedom report and its list of the world’s worst offenders, which had laid dormant for three...
State Department Report: Religious Persecution Makes Migrants out of Millions
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Monday (July 28) that Turkmenistan has joined the State Department’s list of worst religious freedom offenders.
US and EU Explore Cooperation on Religious Freedom
Friday, February 14, 2014
In the first meeting of its kind, members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom met with the European Parliament’s working group on freedom of religion
U.N. Human Rights Council Fails to Protect Religious Freedom
Monday, December 30, 2013
Eight of the UNHRC’s 47 member states, including newly elected Morocco, China and Saudi Arabia (their three-year terms begin Wednesday), imprisoned people in 2013 for breaking laws that restrict...
Christian news headlines from the United States and around the world
16-Year Old Arrested for Cutting Down Famous 'Robin Hood' Sycamore Tree
Is This What Jesus Looked Like? AI Uses Shroud of Turin to Create Life-Like Image
6-Year-Old Is Overcome With Emotions After He Is Finally Adopted
Andy Stanley's Church to Host LGBT-Affirming Conference
Deadly Terror Attack in Pakistan Kills Over 50 People Celebrating the Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
It's Our Responsibility to Help the Helpless
True Biblical Love is Always Relevant
Dr. James Emery White
The Importance of Converting People to Paganism
A Modern Definition of Defending the Oppressed
Embrace Encouragement and Accountability for the Love of Christ
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