Christian witness to Muslims surges after ISIS executions

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_1705455" align="aligncenter" width="596"] 21 Coptic Christians were beheaded by ISIS terrorists in February, putting Christian persecution, which has been going on for decades in the Middle East, more…

Ireland legalizes 'gay' marriage in historic vote

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) Ireland became the first country Saturday to legalize same-sex marriage by national referendum, a result that highlights the dramatic pace at which this traditionally conservative Catholic more…

Mexican official: About 40 dead in cartel shootout

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) About 40 people were killed in large-scale firefight Friday between law enforcement and criminal suspects in western Mexico, a Mexican official said. Almost all the dead more…