Germany's Merkel: Respect pope's decision

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday she had the "very highest respect" for German-born Pope Benedict XVI's decision to step down - a move that more…

'Heavy heart but complete understanding'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Pope Benedict XVI’s abdication announcement at a small event in Rome Monday came as such a surprise that the cardinals in the room were astonished, a more…

Text of Pope Benedict's announcement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Dear Brothers, I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance more…

Pope Benedict XVI to resign

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Updated at 10:40 a.m. ET: ROME -- Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he will step aside as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics on Feb. more…

Syrian Christians 'running out of places to survive'

by Michael Carl -- Human-rights activists say the situation for Christians in Syria is growing more intense and that the ever-shrinking Christian population is near the breaking point. Middle East Forum fellow more…

Radical Islam surging in Balkans

by F. Michael Maloof -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

Business owner sues over Obama 'compromise'

by Jack Minor -- A new lawsuit has been filed by a Christian business owner who says the "compromise" from the Obama administration, which has claimed it is working with business owners more…

Is Allah the Antichrist?

by Michael Carl -- [ooyala code="tuZXI3OTqo7Q6w1IouZzW0mew_Krc2T3"] Bible and Middle Eastern scholars are noting a similarity between the Arabic name for Allah and the Greek letters naming the Beast of Revelation. Former PLO more…

Dems to Christians: 'Get thee to a nunnery'

by Bob Unruh -- Democrat members of the Colorado Senate have told Christians there's no place in society for them, warning them to "get thee to a nunnery" for their biblically based more…

Shock claim: Obama picks Muslim for CIA chief

by Drew Zahn -- One of the FBI's former top experts on Islam has announced that President Obama's pick to head the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, converted to Islam years ago more…