Church and the Russian University. Fundamentalism as a result of secularization, not an expression of tradition. “Shifting Politics in the World’s Newest Nation.” “How Ethiopia’s Adoption Industry Dupes Families and Bullies Activists.” Thanks to a lingering hatred for Communism… The most significant Chinese political event of 2011. Getting arms around the cult of Kim Jong Il. Continue Reading →
Whattayaknow?! Mormons handle money differently than the rest of us. Same with the Mennonites, and the Jews.
Charisma confuses mission work in North Korea with human rights work. Yes, freedom of conscience should be a human right, but just dropping Christian flyers into North Korea isn’t really human rights work, folks.
Country music star Collin Raye is the new national spokesperson for the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network.
Birth panels: Conservative Catholic groups dissatisfied with the rigor of the conscience clauses in the Obama Administration’s health care bill are organizing to support Jeff Fortenberry’s “Respect for Rights of Conscience Act.” It would “permit a health plan to decline coverage of specific items and services that are contrary to the religious beliefs of the sponsor, issuer, or other entity offering the plan.” It would expand denominational health care nationally, prohibiting patients from receiving the full range of medically sound treatments (or meaningful referrals, or informed consent) at denominational hospitals. Four of the top 10 HMOs in the US, by the way, are Catholic.
Celebrate Yom Kippur with all the dirty hippies in Zuccotti Park tomorrow night.
A week after the State Department’s annual listing of countries “blacklisted” for their lack of religious freedom, comes horrible new testimony and details from North Korean refugees, charging incidents, in Continue Reading →
06 October 2005 Todd Smilovitz: It’s nice that North Korea is allowing a Buddhist temple to be restored, butLos Angeles Times reporter Barbara Demick plays right into Kim Jong Il’s hands in Continue Reading →
The North Korean secret police “cannot staunch the word of the gospel,” writes The Times‘ Michael Sheridan. “Two of our party turned out to be Christian businessmen who had come from Continue Reading →