Religious Liberties/Persecution

Invitation to Sign Letter Opposing Persecution

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/18/2018 11:39:00 AM
Contact: ChinaAid Media Office, 432-553-1080,    MIDLAND, Texas, Sept. 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Recently, an unprecedented letter, signed by nearly 400 Chinese church leaders who risked everything, including their freedoms, their churches, and their lives, was released. Called A Declaration for the Sake of the Christian Faith, it openly condemns the Chinese government's persecution of Christians and reiterates an obligation to continue teaching the B Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Stanford Renames Father Serra Sites

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/17/2018 6:32:03 AM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191,   NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Stanford University's decision to rename sites that honor Father Serra: Stanford University has decided to rename many places on campus that give tribute to Father Junipero Serra, the 18th century Spanish missionary who was canonized in 2015. A total of 21 missions were established by Source: Catholic League

Big Media Silent on Bishop Rhoades

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/14/2018 1:02:00 PM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191,   NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on media coverage of Bishop Kevin Rhoades' exoneration: Every time there is a story about a priest accused of wrongdoing, it makes its way into the newspaper. If the accused is a bishop, it merits coverage by all the big media: print, digital, radio, and television. But when a bishop get Source: Catholic League

Vice President Pence to Speak at 13th Annual Values Voter Summit

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/14/2018 7:36:02 AM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Saturday, September 22, Vice President Mike Pence will address the 13th annual Values Voter Summit taking place at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Pence will be the first sitting Vice President to address the Summit taking place September 21-23. Last year, President Donald Trump was the first sitting president to address attendees at the Values Voter Summit. Family Researc Source: Family Research Council

Bee's Show Feels the Pinch

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/13/2018 7:31:01 AM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191,   NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night's edition of Samantha Bee's TV show: Looks like our campaign against Samantha Bee's TBS show, "Full Frontal," is paying dividends. In the August 15 edition of her show (reruns were aired over the past few weeks), Bee ran 23 advertisements; on September 12, there Source: Catholic League

NY Times Best-Selling Author Brigitte Gabriel Debuts New Book: 'RISE: In Defense of Judeo-Christian Values and Freedom'

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/12/2018 9:46:04 AM
Contact: Emily Brunner, 610-584-1096 WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Brigitte Gabriel's most groundbreaking work yet opens readers' eyes to imminent threats to America and reveals plots to destroy freedom, national security and Americans' very way of life. In "RISE: In Defense of Judeo-Christian Values and Freedom," released yesterday, Sept. 11, Gabriel arms readers with real data and compelling facts that will equip and motivate them to unite with other patriots w Source: Hamilton Strategies

Millions Cancel Facebook Accounts as Censorship, Data Privacy Violations and Surveillance of Users Continues

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/11/2018 10:13:00 AM
Americans Concerned About Ongoing Surveillance and Censorship Leave Facebook in Record Numbers as Stock Plunges 24% in 45 Days Contact: Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 610-584-1096 ext 102,; Jeff Tolson, 610-584-1096 ext 108 PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Just how bad is it at Facebook? Consider thisin just 45 days, Facebook lost over $140 billion in market capitalization. The stock dropped from $217 on July 25, 2018 to $162.53 on Source: Hamilton Strategies

Christian Advertisements Ordered Removed From High School Football End Zones

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/11/2018 10:11:01 AM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., Sept. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Before a Louisiana high school football game, two Benton High School students were told they had to remove Christian logos from the end zones. The two students left the field and did not help those who removed the logos. The "Christ Fit Gym" logos included a cross and Bible verse. A business, Christ Fit Gym, paid the football booster club $3,500 for the 2018-19 season to display the logos. In Febr Source: 4 Winds USA

9/11 Attacks Sprang From Words of Muhammad, the Founder of Islam -- See His Words, and the Commands That Muslim Terrorists Obey

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/11/2018 6:05:01 AM
See Muhammad in His Own Words at Contact: Michael Veritas, 904-826-9989WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In the wake of over 3,000 innocent people being murdered on 9/11/2001, media, politicians, and every day Americans asked the question: "Why did they do this?"The answer lies in the narrative of Muhammad's life; his call to jihad, and the belief that acts of terror will result in mass conversion to Islam. Muslim terrorists read these w Source: Society for Truth and Justice

'Passion of the Christ Promo Company -- Faith Driven Entertainment -- to Promote 'Muhammad in His Own Words'

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/10/2018 10:50:05 AM
Contact: Michael Veritas, 904-826-9989WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Faith Driven Entertainment known for its help in promoting Hollywood films to Christian Audiences, has signed a contract to help promote Muhammad in His Own Words: The Founder of Islam Speaks.Background.Faith Driven Entertainment was a critical part of bringing Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ to release.They have also helped promote Hollywood blockbusters Unbroken, The Polar Express, Son Source: Society for Truth and Justice

Churches Growing in Indonesia Despite Islamic Attacks

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/10/2018 10:52:00 AM
Contact: Stefan J. Bos, +36 70 31 71 611 JAKARTA, INDONESIA, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ Millions of Indonesians are becoming Christians, often secretly as militants continue to kill devoted believers, according to an investigation by Christian news agency BosNewsLife. At least three to four million Christians "turned to Christ" over the past year, but the government refuses to recognize this trend in the world's largest Muslim nation, said Christian officials with close knowledge Source: BosNewsLife News Agency

Beijing House Church Must Close Doors, Authorities Say

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/10/2018 9:26:05 AM
Contact: ChinaAid Media Office, 432-553-1080,    BEIJING, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- When one of Beijing's largest underground churches first refused to install surveillance cameras that would allow authorities to spy on their activities, they didn't know it would end Sunday with officials storming into their church building and legally shutting it down.Photo: People gather outside Zion Church on Sept. 9 after it was banned by authorities. Photo Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Banned Islam Movie on Muhammad: 'Blacked Out' by Facebook, Google, and Yahoo

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/7/2018 10:43:01 AM
"This movie will get out, and it will impact the world for righteousness and justice." -- Randall TerryContact: Michael Veritas, 904-826-9989WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Facebook, Google, and Yahoo have made a concerted effort to erase the highly acclaimed and controversial new documentary, Muhammad in His Own Words: The Founder of Islam Speaks.Journalists, please check these simple facts for yourself. Muhammad in His Own Words is written and directed by Randa Source: Society for Truth and Justice Releasing Muhammad in His Own Words on Friday, 9/7 -- Embargoed Screening Here

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/6/2018 9:02:00 AM
Contact: Michael Veritas, 904-826-9989, WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Viewers will be able to rent or purchase Muhammad in His Own Words in a digital format. Christian Cinema is the industry leader in Digital Transactional Video on Demand which enables consumers to buy and rent movies. The selection of movies from Christian Cinema is ideal for families - the library of content includes feature films, documentaries, short films, and education Source: Society for Truth and Justice

Foundation for Moral Law Sends Memorandum to Schools on Prayer at Football Games

Religious Liberties / Persecution9/5/2018 9:37:05 AM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245, MONTGOMERY, Ala., Sept. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Prayer at public school football games, including over the school loudspeaker, does not violate the Constitution if it is a student message and not the school's, according to the Foundation for Moral Law which last Friday sent a memorandum on the subject to all Alabama school superintendents. The Memorandum on Student Religious Speech at Athletic Source: Foundation For Moral Law