Posts Tagged ‘faith’

National Faith Groups Call On Congress And President To Close Guantanamo Bay Prison

Above photo: Protestors wear orange detainee jumpsuits and black hoods as they hold a banner calling for the closing of the US detention center at Guantanamo naval base in Cuba in front of the White House in Washington on January 11, 2014.Nicholas Kahm / AFP/Getty Images. Washington, DC – On Tuesday, Jan. 11, twenty-nine national […]

Iran urges West to show good faith in Vienna

Iran urges West to show good faith in Vienna – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – In his latest comment on the Vienna talks, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said the talks are moving in the right direction. “Talks in Vienna are proceeding in the right direction. Iran’s initiatives brought the talks back on track in a […]

Mother, Children in Uganda Hanged for Faith in Christ

Mosque in Uganda. (ctsnow’s, Creative Commons) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in central Uganda is suspected of hanging his wife and two children because the young mother and oldest child received Christ after attending Christmas Day and Sunday worship services, sources said. A neighbor on Dec. 28 found Shamira Nakato hanged with her […]

Mom-of-5 Shares Final Moments With Husband Who Lost Cancer Battle: ‘Faith Is Our Compass’

Since her husband’s cancer diagnosis, a grief-stricken mother of five has been sharing their journey as a way to make connections and navigate through their pain. Unfortunately, her husband lost his battle at the age of 42. In a series of raw social media posts, she shares their final conversations, her heartbreak and healing, and […]

MSNBC’s Glaude: Manchin Engaged in Negotiations ‘in Bad Faith’

Princeton University professor and network contributor Eddie Glaude, Jr. said Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) did not negotiate in good faith with President Joe Biden and Progressive Democrats before announcing he was a no vote on the Build Back Better Act. Glaude said, “It is clear to me that Senator Manchin has engaged in […]

Do you have faith in your doctor? Doctor’s Orders

December 10, 2021 Do you have faith in your doctor? Does he or she have your best interest in mind when they make decisions about your health? Maybe they do. However, since Covid-CCP we are seeing that many doctors are being coerced into acting as puppets for hospital corporations and Big Pharma. Defending The Republic […]

Were The Romans Israelites? — Our Faith In Christ Or Abraham’s Faith In Us? (Part 4)

In Part 3 of this series on the alleged Israelite identity of the Romans, we discussed Paul’s extensive background in stoic philosophy — and by extension, his experience with logic and rhetoric. We argued that those who believe the Romans are Israelites rely overly much on adding to Paul’s context in their own arguments. In […]

Vic Govt’s Proposed Religious Exceptions Bill a ‘Serious Intrusion’ Into ‘Expression of Faith’: Archbishop

Proposed changes to Victoria’s Equal Opportunity Act will restrict religious organisations and schools from employing staff with the same religious beliefs. Instead, religious schools may be required to hire staff who openly disagree with the school’s faith and values. “As a point of principle, this is a serious over-reach of the Government into the rightful […]

Zoroastrianism: 4000 Years of Faith, Fire and the Battle Between Good and Evil

The origins of Zoroastrianism can be traced back to nearly 4,000 years ago. It was the first monotheistic faith in the world and even Persia’s official religion from 600 BC to 650 AD. And it still exists! However, while it was a powerful religion in the distant past, now Zoroastrianism is one of the smallest […]

‘But he’s Jewish’: Opponent questions Mandel’s faith in Ohio Senate primary debate

“In terms of antisemitism, all I did in an ad was pointed out that Josh is going around saying he’s got the Bible in one hand and the constitution in the other. But he’s Jewish,” Pukita said. “Everybody should know that though, right?” Pukita was referring to a radio ad created by his campaign that […]

Nurse Forced To Resign Despite Religious Exemption, Told Her Faith Not “Sincerely Held Belief”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSS Joining me today is Melanie Kangus, a registered nurse who up until recently worked for Catholic Charities New Hampshire. Melanie is here to discuss the forceful vaccine mandate put forth by her former employer, and how the process lacked […]

Muslim Extremists Kill 19-Year-Old Christian in Boat for His Faith

Crowds at Lake Lemwa, Uganda on Sept. 1, 2021 await recovery of the body of Dante Tambika, killed the previous night. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda last week boarded a boat in which a young evangelist was fishing and killed him, sources said. Dante Tambika, also known […]

‘Not A Faith’: Jacinda Ardern Blames ‘Individual’ For New Zealand Terror Attack

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took aim at a “violent extremist” who stabbed and wounded six people with a knife in a New Zealand supermarket on Friday, the country’s second attack in two-and-a-half years. The New Zealand prime minister described the incident as a “terrorist attack” after a Sri Lankan national wounded civilians in Auckland. She […]

Pinkerton: Time for the U.S. Government to Keep Faith with Those Who Do and Die

October 23, 1983 Thirty-eight years ago, a suicide bomber stunned America into defensive action.   I’m referring, of course, to the 1983 terrorist truck-bombing of the Marine barracks in Lebanon that killed 241 American servicemen.  I was living in Washington, D.C., at the time, and I remember that within hours — as most of us […]

Muslim Father Kills Son for His Christian Faith, Sources Say

Mourners at the home of the slain Tabiruka Tefiiro in Bupalama village, eastern Uganda. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The Muslim father of a 20-year-old convert to Christianity in Uganda on Sunday (Aug. 15) killed him for refusing to recant his faith, sources said. Kasimu Kawona of Bupalama village, Buseta Sub-County in […]

UK Doctor looses faith in Medical System and Science due to Vaccine Coercion

    Those of us who put forward an alternative view to the prevailing orthodoxy on the virus or on vaccinations are being vilified, threatened and cancelled. This is not how science, or a functioning democracy, works. I haven’t written for a while, sorry. Instead, I have been sorting out two complaints about my writing […]

Senator Chuck Schumer to Meron mourners: ‘I have deep faith in Hashem’

Following the tragedy on Mount Meron last week in Israel, Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer visited families in New York who lost a loved one to express his condolences as they sit shiva (Jewish period of mourning). The families of the victims sat for the week of shiva, the Jewish rituals of mourning during which the bereaved receive […]

Faith-based legislators lobby governments against ICC war-crimes probe of Israel

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Faith-based legislators lobby governments against ICC war-crimes probe of Israel May 7, 2021 by Israel Kasnett – JNS.org Read on for article Saying he is “appalled and shocked” by the war-crimes accusations made by the International Criminal Court against Israel, Josh Reinstein, head of the Israel Allies Foundation […]

Prince Philip To Be Remembered As Man Of ‘Courage, Fortitude And Faith’ At Funeral

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Prince Philip will be remembered as a man of “courage, fortitude and faith” on Saturday, at a funeral that salutes both his service in the Royal Navy and his support for Queen Elizabeth II over three-quarters of a century. Philip, who died April 9 at the age of 99 after 73 […]

Aiming big, Biden is looking to restore faith in government

As President Joe Biden preaches patience but acts with urgency, his vision of the powers of the Oval Office is quickly taking shape, modeled after Democratic predecessors who dramatically expanded the reach of government to confront generational crises. In a recent meeting with historians and in private conversations with advisers, Biden looked to the examples […]

War and Peace Through Faith

They say do not contribute silver bricks for Ram temple, because it is difficult to stock silver bricks there. Funny! Union Ministers are pleading to people to contribute to the Ram Temple. This guy called Ram did not walk over silver for 14 years in the forests as per the myth. However, people are contributing […]

CNN’s Jake Tapper Shames Trump’s Lawyer over Orthodox Jewish Faith

CNN’s Jake Tapper mocked David Schoen, one of former President Donald Trump’s lawyers, for his Orthodox Jewish faith on Friday afternoon. Tapper tweeted after Schoen left the Senate impeachment trial to make it home in time to observe the Jewish Sabbath, when work is forbidden. Tapper, who is also Jewish, mocked Schoen, suggesting that he […]

Can Faith Help Us Stop Hating Our Neighbors?

A Torah scroll. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Just how sick is America in 2021? Los Angeles Times columnist Virginia Heffernan provided the country with an answer that has provoked scorn for the writer. Heffernan’s column “What can you do about the Trumpites next door?” went viral after it was published last week, but perhaps […]

UK faith leaders launch campaign to combat low vaccine take-up in BAME community

The UK’s covid vaccination campaign is powering ahead but a lower take-up among the black and minority ethnic community has prompted faith leaders to launch a campaign to dispel fear and mistrust. Last month the government’s scientific advisory group reported that vaccine hesitancy is highest amongst black Britons, with 72% stating they were unlikely or […]

Biden pushes faith as a unifier at National Prayer Breakfast

President Joe Biden on Thursday pushed faith as the prescription for the “dark, dark times” he said the nation is suffering through amid an ongoing pandemic and the accompanying economic fallout. “Now, I have attended many of these prayer breakfasts over the years with a nation at war and struggle and strife, a nation of […]

‘In the Strong Name of Our Collective Faith’? Closing of Inauguration Benediction Refuted by Pastor

WASHINGTON — “In the strong name of our collective faith, amen” was how Silvester Beaman of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Delaware ended his benediction on Wednesday during the Biden-Harris inauguration. His avoidance of using the name of Jesus in the prayer was noted by at least one pastor, who refuted Beaman’s choice of […]

Gospel Association: Many Central Asian Missionaries Came to Faith While in Prison

Photo Credit: Rodnae Productions/Pexels Kazakhstan (Mission Network News) — Eric Mock of the Slavic Gospel Association says Kazakhstan has been tinkering with its penal code ever since becoming an independent country when the Soviet Union fell. … Some estimate as many as one in four pastors in Kazakhstan had been in prison before being called into…

Appeals Court Grants Injunction to Ohio Faith-Based Schools That Sued Over COVID Closures

Photo Credit: Cole Stivers/Pixabay CINCINNATI, Ohio — The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted an injunction to nine faith-based schools who sued the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department (TLCHD) in Ohio for temporarily banning in-person instruction while permitting some secular facilities to remain open. “In Lucas County, the plaintiffs’ schools are closed, while gyms, tanning salons, office […]

Churches, Faith-Based Schools Ask Va. Gov. Not to ‘Force’ Christians to ‘Violate Their Consciences’ or Pay $100K in Fines

Photo Credit: Michelle Maria/Pixabay RICHMOND, Va. — A number of churches, faith-based schools and businesses have signed an open letter to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, asking him not to enforce the so-called “Virginia Values Act” in a way that attempts to “force” Christians to violate their deeply-held convictions under penalty of law that includes up […]

9 Federal Agencies Issue Rule to Protect Equal Participation of Faith-Based Orgs in Govt. Programs

Photo Credit: Willian 2000/Pixabay WASHINGTON — In light of an executive order issued by President Trump two years ago, nine government agencies — including the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Veterans Affairs — have released a rule that aims to strengthen protections […]

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