Ministry says bombs,
rockets target
time of prayer

by Michael Carl -- A Christian human rights group's effort to bring peace to Syria's Christians through prayer has been answered by bombs and rockets. That's the assessment of Open Doors spokesman more…

Islamic army falters in war on Christians

by Michael Carl -- Sudan's Islamic government was dealt a blow this week when its attempted strike against rebel groups Sudan Revolutionary Front and the Sudan People's Liberation Army-North was beaten back. more…

Kidnapping bears
marks of Islamists

by Michael Carl -- Analysts say the recent kidnapping of an aid worker in Kenya, who apparently is being held for ransom, has the marks of al-Shabaab, a group of Islamists who more…

Dems derail condemnation of 'willful murder'

by Michael Carl -- Two Senate Democrats apparently have blocked a resolution that would have condemned Philadelphia abortion murder case defendant Kermit Gosnell. The proposed resolution cited Gosnell for the "untrained and more…

Gosnell jury considers abortionist's fate

by Michael Carl -- PHILADELPHIA – The jury in the Kermit Gosnell abortion murder trial ended the first day of deliberations with no verdict. The case was handed to the jury by more…

Prosecutor to abortionist: Are you human?

by Michael Carl -- PHILADELPHIA – In an emotional moment in closing arguments by Prosecutor Ed Cameron in the abortion murder case against practitioner Kermit Gosnell, Cameron told the jury it must more…

Gosnell defense: 'Abortion is bloody'

by Michael Carl -- PHILADELPHIA – The breathing movements apparently weren't really that. The muscles moving weren't really that either. And just ignore the cries – according to defense counsel for Philadelphia more…

Gosnell gets last chance at defense

by Michael Carl -- PHILADELPHIA – Closing arguments in the Gosnell murder trial are set for Monday, when defense attorney Jack McMahon will present the case for the defense first and prosecutor more…