Pope reminds families to talk, not text
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 03:08:01 GMT - In his message for the Catholic Church's World Day of Social Communications, Pope Francis calls families to set aside their smart phones for some face-to-face time.
Pope Francis wants marriage annulments to be free
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:50:44 GMT - Pope Francis said the Catholic Church's rules regarding marriage and divorce should not "lock the salvation of persons within the straits of legalism" in a message to top marital judges at the Vatican on Friday.
After dove attack, Pope Francis releases balloons as 'symbol of peace'
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:45:58 GMT - The last Sunday in January is traditionally when the Pope, along with two children, release doves out of the papal studio window in a symbol of peace.
Southern Baptist leaders call for integration within churches
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:45:21 GMT - Southern Baptist leaders are calling for more racial integration in their churches as a means of addressing increased racial tensions in the country.
Australian women enticed by 'false glamour' of ISIS
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:40:20 GMT - Officials reported Saturday that an increasing number of Australian women are travelling to Iraq and Syria to fight with the Islamic State (IS).
Couple finds $2k in Burger King bag but returns it because 'Jehovah sees everything'
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:35:28 GMT - A couple ordered a Burger King Drive-Thru and were shocked to discover the money in the bag instead of their food, but decided to hand it back out of conscience
Congress withdraws anti
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:32:00 GMT - A popular anti-abortion bill that religious conservatives expected Congress to pass was abruptly withdrawn by the law-making body, angering proponents all around the United States.
Pastor who accompanied teenager that ran off to join ISIS says he had nothing to do with 17-year
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:25:43 GMT - A 45-year-old pastor that allegedly accompanied a teenager to Turkey to join the Islamic State denied having any knowledge of or involvement in the teenager's plan.
There are more Catholic Republican Congressmen than Catholic Democrats for first time
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:15:46 GMT - For the first time in five years, Catholic Republicans outnumber Catholic Democrats by a slight margin in the newly convened 114th United States Congress.
Huckabee Announces National Day of Service
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:07:08 GMT - Fox News Host and former governor Arkansas Mick Huckabee is urging Christians to show their faith and commitment by being in service to their fellow men on Good Friday.
Syria and the daily sufferings of its people are forgotten, says Homs priest
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:05:16 GMT - A Jesuit priest in war-torn Syria laments the lack of coverage in the media in the wake of a deadly attack that killed 15 people and approximately 50 people injured in Syria.
Niger Christians growing in faith despite wave of violence
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:00:43 GMT - The faith of the Christians in Niger continue to grow despite a series of violent attacks from January 16 to 18 that left more than 70 churches in ruins.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:20:17 GMT - Newsboys co-founding member George Perdikis said: "By 2007, I renounced Christianity once and for all and declared myself an atheist."
Princeton professor says he'll take 1,000 lashes for Saudi blogger
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:17:59 GMT - The vice chairman of the United States' Commission on International Religious Freedom has offered to take 100 lashes on behalf of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi.
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Church suing JP Morgan for millions over alleged mismanagement of funds
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:47:42 GMT - The Episcopal Christ Church Cathedral in Indiana is suing financial services giant JPMorgan over an alleged mismanagement that it says resulted in the devaluation of the church's funds.
Man and woman facing charges after trying to smuggle heroin into jail using Bible
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:47:31 GMT - A man and a woman are now facing felony charges after they attempted to smuggle heroin into the Hamilton County Justice Center in December last year using a Bible.
Sheriff's deputy says he was fired for holding Bible study with inmates
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:25:49 GMT - A former Sheriff's deputy in Hall County, Georgia claims that his employers fired him from work for holding Bible study sessions with the jail's ex-inmates.
Westminster Abbey criticised for flying flag at half mast for Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:22:14 GMT - Westminster Abbey is under fire for its decision to fly its flag at half-mast in an effort to honour the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
At Least 2500 In Kyrgyzstan Protest Caricatures Of Muhammad
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:17:42 -
JALAL-ABAD, Kyrgyzstan -- At least 2,500 people have protested in the Kyrgyz city of Jalal-Abad against caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, saying cartoons like those published by French weekly ...
Orban Acknowledges Some Hungarians Role in Holocaust
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:00:18 -
BUDAPEST - Prime Minister Viktor Orban overcame unease within his government to acknowledge Hungary's role in the Holocaust on Monday, saying many people in the central European country acted ...
Deadly Clashes Break Out Between Muslim Rebels Philippine Police
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:00:19 -
MANILA - Philippine authorities say the death toll is over 40 in a fight between a special police raiding team and members of the country's largest Muslim rebel group, which is forging a peace ...
Church of England to Consecrate First Female Bishop
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:00:12 -
The Church of England consecrates a female bishop Monday, for the first time since it was founded by King Henry the 8th in 1534.
More than 1,000 people were expected to attend the ceremony for Libby ...
15 Killed in Egypt Protests
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:00:38 -
At least 15 people were killed Sunday in Egypt as protesters marked the anniversary of a deadly 2011 uprising that ousted long-time leader Hosni Mubarak.
Egyptian media reports dozens more were ...
Philippine Fighting Kills at Least 30
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:00:08 -
Fighting between police and Muslim rebels killed at least 30 people in the southern Philippines, where rebels signed a long-awaited peace deal with the government last year.
The clash took place ...
Spain Arrests 4 in Swoop of Suspected Militant Cell in N. Africa
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:00:35 -
MADRID - Police in Spain's north African enclave of Ceuta arrested four men Saturday suspected of belonging to a militant Islamist network that may have been planning an attack in Spain, the ...
Alexis Tsipras sworn in as Greek PM
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:30:01 -
The leader of the leftist Syriza formation, Alexis Tsipras, took office Monday as Greece's new prime minister after declining to swear the traditional oath before god and vowing to uphold the ...
30 killed in Philippines clashes
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:30:04 -
At least 30 people have been killed during clashes between the Philippine police and the Muslim rebels of the Moro Front of Islamic Liberation (MILF) in the south of the country, media reported ...
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Geri Halliwell spotted cozying up to F1 fiance at skiing festival in Austria
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:15:03 -
Geri Halliwell and his F1 fiance, Christian Horner, were spotted snuggling at a skiing festival in Austria as they prepare to tie the knot in 2015 post their family feud.
The former Spice Girl and ...
Jamie Dornan reveals brilliant wife Amelia didnt mind his nude scenes in Fifty Shades of Grey
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:15:02 -
Jamie Dornan has revealed that his wife "brilliant" wife Amelia is a hugely understanding person as she didn't have a problem with his getting naked for his role as Christian Grey in 'Fifty Shades of ...
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Special to WorldTribune.com <br>NICOSIA -- Islamic rebels have conducted one of their biggest rocket attacks in Syria. <br>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Islamic militia ...
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:41:08 -
Following the recent terror attacks in France, more French Jews than ever before are planning on emigrating to Israel. Life there is expensive and far from perfect, but anti-Semitism in Europe, say ...
Faith No More Promise New Material on First North American Tour Since 2010
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:40:32 -
<br>Mike Patton of Faith No More performs on stage at Open'er Festival in Gdynia, Poland on July 5th, 2014. The band will embark on their first North American tour in five years this ...
Sarah Teather MP to join Jesuit Refugee Service
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:40:30 -
<br>The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) ?announced today that former education minister, Sarah Teather MP, will join the International Advocacy team on 1 June 2015. As advocacy adviser, Ms Teather ...
Cuba Report shows religious violations increased in 2014
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:40:29 -
<br>Violations of religious freedom in Cuba continued to rise in 2014, according to a new report by Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) detailing 220 separate violations over the course of the ...
Asked if 20-week
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:39:24 -
<br>During the annual March for Life last week, a CNS News reporter asked two prominent Democrats if a preborn child at 20 weeks gestation is a human being. <br>House Democratic Whip ...
Pauken predicts two GOP senators wont be 16 nominee
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:39:23 -
<br>"I'm just not sure that the time is right for them in 2016," says Tom Pauken, who served in the White House under Ronald Reagan and led the Texas Republican Party. ...
GOP addresses immigration just not to gringos
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:39:21 -
<br>A proponent of immigration enforcement says it's enlightening that the Republican Party broadcast a special message to a Spanish-speaking audience following the State of the Union ...
Israel on Hezbollah counterattack Bring it on if you dare
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:39:20 -
<br>Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officials are confident that they are more than ready for whatever is thrown their way in what they believe will be an imminent Hezbollah counterattack -- as the ...
Journalist Documents Anti
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:38:54 -
<br>Journalist Petter Ljunggren wore a Jewish skullcap and Star of David pendant to covertly film the anti-Semitism he experienced in the Swedish city of Malmo. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks ...
Terror attacks are worst caricature of religion Charlie Hebdo cartoonist
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:33:27 -
<br> <br>A cartoonist at Charlie Hebdo says that terror attacks are "the worst caricature" of religion, not pictures that appear in a satirical magazine. <br> ...
SF Archbishop on Pelosi No Catholic Can Dissent from Church Teaching on Abortion
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:33:12 -
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco. (AP) (CNSNews.com) - Responding to statements made by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi--who would not say at her press briefing last week if a ...
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:32:21 -
Matthew Graziotti, a former teacher at Warner Christian Academy in South Daytona who was arrested in July on child pornography charges, changed his plea to guilty in federal court Thursday, Oct. 30, ...
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