News From Around The World
November 27, 2014 Newsmax: The Church of England is suffering "serious fractures" among its senior leaders over the issues of same-sex marriage and abortion, the Archbishop of Canterbury says.
November 27, 2014 UK Telegraph: Sunday morning is an inconvenient time for church services because people are busy shopping and doing DIY, the Church of England has admitted.
November 27, 2014 Christian Post: The lawyer representing two Christian pastors and a deacon facing six years in prison in Iran for their faith has reportedly been denied access to his clients ahead of an appeal hearing.
November 27, 2014 Sydney Morning Herald: Conservative senators are warding off a renewed push for a free vote on same-sex marriage for Liberal MPs, warning it would lead to chaos and fail anyway in the party room.
November 27, 2014 Christian Post: A Missouri church attended by Michael Brown Sr. was set ablaze on Monday night and the pastor suspects white supremacists are to blame.
November 26, 2014 Daily Mail: Broadcasting services from parishes and cathedrals across the country, for more than 50 years Songs of Praise has been much loved as the BBC’s flagship religious programme.
November 26, 2014 The Australian: THE Coalition partyroom will be forced to consider changing its position on gay marriage and allow a conscience vote after Liberal Democratic Party Senator David Leyonhjelm introduces a bill putting the issue squarely on the national agenda.
November 25, 2014 St Marys-Mt Druitt Star: IT MIGHT not be Santa's workshop, but a small piece of Mt Druitt feels like it at the moment.
November 25, 2014 The Guardian: A Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy has filed an appeal in the country’s top court , her final legal recourse after being found guilty of insulting the prophet Muhammad four years ago.
November 24, 2014 Time Magazine: In a month when papal conversation about marriage has been all the rage, the Vatican is enlisting a new set of allies to support its commitment to marriage between a man and a woman: American evangelicals and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
November 24, 2014 Christianity Today: Rick Warren turns a Vatican conference into a 'revivalist meeting,' while Moore explains why marriage crosses theological boundaries.
November 24, 2014 Quadrant Online: The mark of a good citizen used to be the free display of personal conviction about ideas, beliefs and morals. That manifestation of conviction has given way to a fashionable and ostentatious “open-mindedness” which, steeped in hypocrisy, seldom extends to traditional Christianity, especially Catholicism.
November 24, 2014 BBC News: The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is a bid to start a religious war, a senior adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta has told the BBC.
November 24, 2014 BBC News: Two of the UK's leading supermarkets are to change the way they display newspapers because of fears about children being exposed to sexual content.
November 24, 2014 Barna Group: Much has been made of the growing post-Christian sentiment among America's youngest generation of adults. But how has this well-documented turn away from religion affected Millennials' views of Christianity's most sacred text?
November 21, 2014 Sydney Morning Herald: The end of NSW's 55th parliament has closed a controversial chapter concerning "Zoe's law", a bill that would have declared unborn children "legal persons", which many feared could presage restrictions on abortion.
November 20, 2014 The Spectator: The Anglican Mission in England looks like a support group. But if required, it could turn into rather more than that.
November 20, 2014 World Watch Monitor: The Pakistan court that a month ago said Aasiya Noreen, a Christian, must die for the crime of insulting Islam, based its ruling on a legal technicality that it now wants to eliminate.
November 19, 2014 SBS: One of Australia's first female bishops has welcomed a historic move by the Church of England to allow women to become bishops.
November 19, 2014 Sydney Morning Herald: Australia has taken its stand against boat arrivals to a new level, saying it will no longer resettle asylum seekers found to be refugees by the United Nation's refugee agency in Indonesia who registered after July 1.