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6th Century Byzantine Church Found Near Jericho

6th Century Byzantine Church Found Near Jericho

A Byzantine church dating back to the 6th century was uncovered in the Jericho area of the West Bank, the Civil Administration’s Archaeological Unit announced Wednesday.

Amy Carmichael, Missionary and Defender of Children

Amy Carmichael, Missionary and Defender of Children

This week marks the death of Amy Carmichael, missionary to India and defender of children. Though she died in 1951, she is a profound example of not only being faithful to the Gospel but of what being faithful to the Gospel means. Throughout history, in fact, Christians have taken the lead in defending children.

Catholic Priest Burned to Death in NW Nigeria

Catholic Priest Burned to Death in NW Nigeria

A Roman Catholic priest in northwest Nigeria was burned to death before dawn on Sunday (Jan. 15) when assailants set his parish living quarters ablaze and wounded an assistant priest, sources said.

Our Universe and My Father's World: When Nature Documentaries Want to Thank Someone

<em>Our Universe</em> and My Father's World: When Nature Documentaries Want to Thank Someone

Our universe, even as Our Universe portrays it, compels worship, leaving us with the sense that we need to, as singer-songwriter Andrew Peterson put it, “thank someone.” Yet, in this series, created glory is acknowledged and celebrated with gorgeous animation, wildlife cinematography, and musical score, all without giving glory to the Creator behind it.

Radical Muslims Kill Christian after Religion Debate

Radical Muslims Kill Christian after Religion Debate

A 37-year-old father of four was killed on Jan. 2 after participating in a Christian-Muslim debate in eastern Uganda at which 13 Muslims put their faith in Christ, sources said.

Local Village Leaders in Mexico Tie Baptist Woman to Tree, Beat Her

Local Village Leaders in Mexico Tie Baptist Woman to Tree, Beat Her

A Protestant woman in Mexico was left in critical condition after her local village leaders reportedly tied her to a tree and severely beat her.

'A Blasphemous Act': More Than 30 Graves Vandalized in Jerusalem Christian Cemetery

'A Blasphemous Act': More Than 30 Graves Vandalized in Jerusalem Christian Cemetery

Leaders from the Anglican Church, the Church of England and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs are condemning acts of vandalism that left more than 30 graves at a Christian cemetery in Jerusalem desecrated.

Pastor, Christian Couple Poisoned in Western Uganda

Pastor, Christian Couple Poisoned in Western Uganda

A pastor in western Uganda remains in a hospital Intensive Care Unit after Muslim extremists poisoned him and a Christian couple on Nov. 24, sources said.

Abortion Is the Leading Cause of Death Globally for 4th Year in a Row

Abortion Is the Leading Cause of Death Globally for 4th Year in a Row

Online health statistics found that abortion was the leading cause of death worldwide in 2022, making it the fourth consecutive year abortion topped the list.