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Russian Blogger Playing Pokémon Go in Church Convicted of Inciting Religious Hatred

A Russian blogger was convicted on Thursday of inciting religious hatred by playing Pokémon Go in a church and posting a video of it online. He received a suspended sentence of three and a half years. (more…)

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Tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem Restored to Its Former Glory After Historic Renovation Work is Completed

The tomb of Jesus has been restored to its former glory. (more…)

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Pope Francis Prays at Armenia Genocide Memorial

Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never forget or minimize the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians as he paid his respects at the country's imposing genocide memorial and greeted survivors emboldened by his recognition of the "genocide." (more…)

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Will Christian Morality Soon Be Considered Immoral and Illegal?

For two-hundred-plus years, Western culture (especially America) has been shaped by the Judeo-Christian worldview. Not all citizens of the West were orthodox Christians nor were Western nation-states theocracies. Yet, the contours of the social and intellectual life of Western culture were largely moralistic and spiritual. (more…)

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Christian Leaders Pledge Not to Cross the Marriage Red Line

Washington, DC - As the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments on marriage next week, religious and political leaders representing Evangelicals, Catholics, Orthodox Christians, and Jewish communities pledge their unity to stand in solidarity for marriage and the family. The Marriage Pledge declares the following: (more…)

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Pope Francis and Eastern Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I Pray Together and Demand an End to the Violent Persecution and Killing of Christians

Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians demanded an end to the violent persecution of Christians in Syria and Iraq on Sunday and called for dialogue with Muslims, capping Francis' three-day visit to Turkey with a show of unity. (more…)

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