Vatican, France in showdown over gay ambassador

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Three months after appointing an openly gay diplomat as France's ambassador to the Vatican, Paris is still waiting for the green light from Rome. With Pope more…

Iran bars Easter celebration in churches

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NCRI) In the latest repressive measures taken against religious minorities in Iran, Iranian Christians in a northwestern city have been barred from holding Easter celebrations in churches. On more…

Faith, firearms bundled at NRA convention

by Jack Minor -- Republican elected officials at Friday's National Rifle Association convention in Nashville, Tennessee, called for a unified front consisting of First and Second Amendment supporters, noting that religious freedom more…

Apollo 13 drama united world in prayer

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1890855" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mission Control[/caption] "Houston, we've had a problem" were the words sent from Apollo 13, which was launched for the moon April 11, 1970. Mission more…

Ben Carson: If son were gay, 'I would still love him'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1890205" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ben Carson[/caption] Possible presidential contender Ben Carson made it clear in a recent interview in New York that he harbors no hatred for those more…

When guilt can be good for you

by Greg Laurie -- Years ago I used to have a German shepherd named Irlo. (He came prenamed.) One evening when were taking a walk, a cat ran by. Off Irlo went, more…

Hindu extremists block Good Friday service

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Morning Star News) Under pressure from Hindu extremists, local officials kept a church from meeting on Good Friday (April 3) in India’s Uttar Pradesh state and ordered the more…