News & Our Views:

Dec 14, 2017, 7:15 AM
A leading university has apologized after a reference to “White Christmas” in one of its tweets triggered snowflake students who thought it might be a tad racist.
Dec 14, 2017, 7:13 AM
One month after Islamic militants bombed two Egyptian churches during Palm Sunday and killed nearly 50 people in April 2017, on Friday, May 26, several SUVs stopped two buses transporting dozens of Christians to visit and pray at the ancient Coptic Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor, in the desert south of Cairo.
Dec 14, 2017, 7:09 AM
A Christian student group has filed a lawsuit against the University of Iowa, claiming that the institution broke the law by asking the group to reform its religious beliefs.
Dec 13, 2017, 7:27 AM
Evangelist Franklin Graham said that multitudes responded to Jesus Christ during his two-day evangelistic crusade in Vietnam, and argued that the Communist government there is starting to warm up to Christianity.
Dec 13, 2017, 7:21 AM
A Houston 18-year-old has been arrested and charged with illegally distributing explosive-making information and attempting to support the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Dec 13, 2017, 7:16 AM
Move over, taxes on carbon and sugar: the global levy that may be next is meat. Some investors are betting governments around the world will find a way to start taxing meat production as they aim to improve public health and hit emissions targets set in the Paris Climate Agreement.‚Äč
Dec 12, 2017, 7:30 AM
A dorm display at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is using Care Bears to help students who feel “grumpy or stressed.”
Dec 12, 2017, 7:27 AM
California Governor Jerry Brown went Biblical on Sunday evening, telling CBS News’ 60 Minutes that President Donald Trump does not fear God because he does not believe in climate change.
Dec 12, 2017, 7:20 AM
Have you seen the footage of that dying polar bear yet? It’s sad. Very sad. You can see why it has gone viral and been all over the media from the Mail (“soul-crushing footage”) to CBC to the Washington Post (“we stood there crying”).
Dec 11, 2017, 11:02 AM
A bomb has exploded on a Manhattan subway platform leaving four people injured in a suspected-Isil-inspired attack. The suspected bomber is Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi national who is thought to have lived in the US for seven years.
Dec 11, 2017, 10:59 AM
They’re doing it again! The same group that recreated the Roman triumphal arch that once welcomed travelers to the Temple of Baal is now honoring another pagan deity.
Dec 11, 2017, 10:58 AM
Members of the Fordham University College Republicans were asked to leave an on-campus coffee shop because their MAGA hats apparently violated the shop’s “safe space policy.”
Dec 8, 2017, 7:51 AM
Students at a major Catholic university are upset at the school’s emphasis on Christmas, saying they wish other religious holidays would receive equal attention on campus.
Dec 8, 2017, 7:43 AM
The American Center for Law and Justice, long an advocate for America’s top Middle East ally, is asking the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to fight a plan to turn over $65 million to Palestinians to teach them to fight Israel in the courts.
Dec 8, 2017, 7:40 AM
Pope Francis has said he wants to change the interpretation of 'Our Father', the best known prayer in Christianity. The Pontiff said the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase 'lead us not into temptation' in the Italian version of the Lord's Prayer.
Dec 7, 2017, 9:40 AM
While speaking on the British radio show "Thought for the Day," the future King of Britain, Prince Charles, said that Christians should be more mindful of Islam and Muhammad during the holidays.
Dec 7, 2017, 9:34 AM
Hundreds of protesters on both sides of the issue swarmed the sidewalks around the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday demanding justice, as lawyers presented arguments over whether a baker violated the civil rights of a homosexual couple by refusing to bake a “gay” wedding cake for them.
Dec 7, 2017, 7:01 AM
An academic librarian at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst recently encouraged her fellow librarians to fight microaggressions by hugging students or telling them “I love you.”
Dec 6, 2017, 7:17 AM
An Oregon church stirred up controversy with anti-Islamic messages put up on a sign outside. Belmont Drive Missionary Baptist Church in Hood River, Oregon, has only about a dozen congregants on a good day, according to Oregon Live. Recently, the church has had many in the area talking about the sign it put up.
Dec 6, 2017, 7:16 AM
President Trump announced in July the U.S. military would end the practice initiated by President Obama a year earlier of recruiting and accepting transgenders for its ranks. So why is the Pentagon revealing this week it is taking steps “to be prepared to accept transgender recruits on Jan. 1”?