Religious Liberties/Persecution

Pope Slams Three Types of Persecution

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/22/2017 3:24:01 AM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the November 22 homily given by Pope Francis:  Pope Francis has been consistent in his condemnation of what he calls "ideological colonization," or the attempt by developed nations to impose a radical cultural agenda on the poor, including those who live in less developed nati Source: Catholic League

Chinese Pastors Call on China's Communist Party to Cease Human Rights Violations -- Seek Help from Global Community

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/21/2017 3:25:03 PM
Contact: ChinaAid.org, 432-689-6985, 432-553-1080, media@chinaaid.org JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov. 21, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- After learning that the Chinese government harassed and prevented a group of Christians from leaving the country to attend a Reformation-themed convention in Jakarta, Indonesia, three speakers from the event penned a letter calling on communist authorities to abandon their "evil deeds of oppression" and begging those living in other countries to take action. Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Life Legal at the Ninth Circuit on Behalf of David Daleiden

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/21/2017 12:35:01 PM
Contact: Alexandra Snyder, Life Legal Defense Foundation, 202-717-7371 NAPA, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Life Legal attorneys appeared before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday on behalf of David Daleiden in Planned Parenthood v. Center for Medical Progress. At issue is Life Legal's anti-SLAPP motion, which was denied by federal district court judge William Orrick. A SLAPP, or Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation, is a lawsuit filed to suppress a def Source: Life Legal Defense Foundation

ObamaCare is Depleting and Destroying Middle Class America

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/21/2017 3:27:02 AM
What will the middle class face in 2018 with rising premiums? The most powerful country in the world has created a dangerously aggressive cycle that is burning the America dream. Contact: Eden Gordon, 202-714-6014 WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- This week President Donald J. Trump proclaimed November 19-November 25, 2017 National Family Week. He highlighted in his address that "we support and encourage American families to create healthy, nurturing environments for thei Source: Eden Gordon Media

Judicial Watch Sues State Department for Podesta Group Records

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/20/2017 8:20:04 AM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172   WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State for all records about the Podesta Group Inc. and the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine, which have both been connected to the recent special counsel indictment of Paul Manafort. (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:17-cv-02489)).Judicial Watch su Source: Judicial Watch

Evangelist Alveda King Noted in Influential Christian Roster While Urging Prolife Votes for Alabama

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/20/2017 2:00:00 AM
Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087 ATLANTA, Nov, 20, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- "Being included in the 'Newsmax 100 Most Influential Evangelicals in America' roster brings a new level of accountability to my lifelong journey of service to God and humanity," said Evangelist Alveda King, Founder of Alveda King Ministries and Director of Civil Rights for The Unborn for Priests for Life. The announcement reached King while she was "praying over the situation regarding the looming Alaba Source: Alveda King Ministries

Amendment on Parental Rights Introduced in U.S. House

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/16/2017 10:02:04 AM
Contact: Michael Ramey, Director of Communications & Research, ParentalRights.org, 540-751-1200, Media@parentalrights.org WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Representative Randy Hultgren (R-IL) introduced legislation in the U.S. House to propose a Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Hultgren's House Joint Resolution 121 had 15 original cosponsors at its introduction on Thursday, November 16. A parallel resolution, SJRes. 48, was introduced in the Senate by Sen Source: ParentalRights.org

Are Your Stores Naughty or Nice?

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/15/2017 5:35:05 AM
Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit   ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 15, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- As a feature of the annual Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign, Liberty Counsel has provided a Naughty and Nice List, cataloging which stores are censoring Christmas and which are publicly celebrating it. The Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign educates, and if necessary litigates, to make sure that Christmas and Christian themes are not censored. Liberty Counsel ple Source: Liberty Counsel

Petition Launched to Reprimand Bill Maher

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/15/2017 5:03:01 AM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic League's response to what Bill Maher said on his last show: As we pointed out this week, Bill Maher unleashed a vile assault on Christians, singling out Catholics, on his November 10 HBO show, "Real Time with Bill Maher."  After discussing an offensive remark made by Alabama state au Source: Catholic League

Office Max Maintains Pro-LGBT Stance in Wake of Anti-Christian Discrimination 'Mistake'

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/13/2017 8:35:02 AM
Contact: Rob Pue, Publisher, Wisconsin Christian News, 715-486-8066 MARSHFIELD, Wis., Nov. 13, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Folks, add this story to your "Intolerant Gay Activists" file. An Office Max in Marshfield, Wisconsin has refused to print a poster submitted by Wisconsin Christian News (WCN) advertising an upcoming speech on November 16 by Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans For Truth About Homosexuality on the topic of "The Homosexual Agenda." WCN publisher Rob Pue created Source: Wisconsin Christian News

Bott Radio Network Celebrates 55 Years of Service

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/10/2017 10:42:03 AM
Contact: Sam Rinearson, Bott Radio Network (BRN), 913-642-7770 OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Bott Radio Network (BRN) --a pioneer in the development of Christian talk radio marks 55 years of service this month as the nation's leader in quality Bible teaching, Christian news and information. BRN started with one radio station in Kansas City in 1962, KCCV, Kansas City's Christian Voice. Today, BRN broadcasts its format of Quality Christian Talk Radio on 120 Source: Bott Radio Network

Evangelist Alveda King: Judge Moore, NAACP, National Anthem, Church Shootings -- America Must Cease Fire or Self-Destruct

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/10/2017 10:40:05 AM
Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087 ATLANTA, Nov.10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- "For this people's heart has grown dull, and with their ears they can barely hear, and their eyes they have closed; lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them." Acts 28:27 While praying for a response to the NAACP wanting to ban the National Anthem here comes the news of a very questionable attack on Judge Roy Moore. Meanwhi Source: Alveda King Ministries

Politics of Sexual Abuse in Pennsylvania

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/9/2017 5:00:00 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on legislation aimed at curbing sexual abuse in Pennsylvania:   The sexual abuse of minors is not taken seriously by many of the critics of the Catholic Church, unless, of course, the offenders are members of the clergy. This certainly includes the editorial board of the Philadelphia Inq Source: Catholic League

'Arm the Churches' says Rev. Robert Bakke

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/8/2017 9:33:03 AM
Black Belt Preacher, Rev. Robert Bakke, says "Cowards seek soft targets."   Contact: Robert Bakke, 612-812-6174, robert@robertbakke.com; www.robertbakke.com   GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Nov. 8, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Black belt preacher, Rev. Robert Bakke, says churches can no longer remain soft targets and must arm themselves. "This is not about gun control, rental trucks or fertilizer bombs. It is about evil, and you will never stop evil because it is in the worl Source: Robert Bakke Performance Ministries

Media Lowball Killer's Atheism

Religious Liberties / Persecution11/8/2017 4:52:01 AM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on how the media have covered the news that Texas shooter Devin Kelley was a rabid atheist.   The media have had plenty of time to discuss Devin Kelley's atheism and the role it may have played in gunning down the faithful during a religious service in a Texas church. But few have Source: Catholic League