On the 11th of December, an armed man entered the Church of the Conception of Our Lady, in Campinas, Brazil, mortally wounding at least four people while causing serious injury to another four. Finally, the assailant took his own life. One of the victims who died during the attack, forfeited his own life, to save the life of his mother
“A Demand for Action” (ADFA), a Non Profit Organisation that works for protection of Assyrians/Chaldeans/Syriacs and other minorities in Iraq & Syria published the next statement and video on its Facebook page.
According to WND.com, since the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage, at least 15 cases have come to the courts, including the Colorado case where Christian baker Jack Phillips refused to make a wedding cake for a same sex couple. His case eventually won at the Supreme Court.
Women have spoken about their personal experiences of abortion and the lack of resources and support which led them to the tragic decision. In responses to a survey conducted by the website FemCatholic, women noted a lack of practical information about the support available to young mothers, and also their fear of rejection by family and loved ones.
A nativity scene and a Ten Commandments display were removed from public property in Dover, Ohio, after an atheist group complained and forced the mayor into action. The city will also have to paint over a Latin cross that is part of a choir display next to City Hall. “Twenty-seven years been mayor, nothing like this has ever happened,” said the mayor. “Never imagined it would happen.”
According to the Christian Post, schools in Washington D.C. just announced that next year’s enrollment form will allow parents to choose between three “gender” options for their child: male, female or “non-binary.” One activist, quoted in The New York Times, says that doesn’t go far enough, arguing, “Kids should be able to have the agency and the freedom to define themselves and have that respected, especially if there is no support for them at home.”