Fearful of a future where Roe v. Wade is overturned, abortion rights activists have announced a three-prong plan to guarantee access to abortion in what one supporter labeled an “abortion underground railroad.”
Religious leaders under the aegis of Interfaith Initiative for Peace (IIP) on Friday in Abuja appealed to the abductors of Leah Sharibu to release the girl and abandon their threat of executing her. The leaders made the appeal on the sideline of a Peace conference organised by IIP towards the 2019 general elections.
The American evangelical Christian pastor at the center of a row between Ankara and Washington arrived at his home in Turkey on Friday after a Turkish court ruled he could go free, a move that may signal a major step toward mending ties between the allies. According to Reuters, Andrew Brunson arrived at his house in the Aegean coastal province of Izmir, a Reuters cameraman said, having left the courthouse in a convoy of cars.
There is a special day of the year when the Church shows its love for all creatures. On October 4, and the days to follow, Catholics all over the world are invited to bring their pets to church for a blessing in a celebration of the Feast of St. Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment. On that day, onlookers are presented with an unusual sight — a procession of dogs, cats, gerbils, rabbits, and the odd bird and goldfish, assemble along with their human caretakers to ask for God’s blessing.
On Tuesday in the Parliament Building Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received the leaders of the largest Syrian Protestant congregations, Joseph Kassab, General Secretary of the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon, and Haroutune George Selimian, President of the Armenian Evangelical Community of Syria. He reassured them of Hungary’s support, Orbán’s press chief said.
Pro-life governments around the world must lift their protection of pre-born babies in the name of “fundamental rights,” “gender equality,” and even saving lives, according to so-called “human rights experts” from the United Nations. While just a few weeks ago the secretary general of the United Nations called for the international body to “redouble” its efforts to support the “LGBTI community” despite a “worldwide bias” to the contrary