International

Sec. of State Mike Pompeo Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Preview the First-Ever 'Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom'

International7/20/2018 1:18:05 PM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, July 20, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240 stations across the country. On the show, Secretary Pompeo shared about the State Department hosting the first-ever "Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom" next week. The event will be held July 24 26, bringing t Source: Family Research Council

Judicial Watch: FBI Set to Release FISA Warrant Documents Today

International7/20/2018 1:00:03 PM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188   WASHINGTON, July 20, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch today expects the Justice Department to release redacted documents about FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) warrants targeting the Trump campaign. Judicial Watch expects the document release to center on FISA warrants targeting Carter Page, a former Trump campaign associate. The warrants are controversial because the FISA court was never told that the key inform Source: Judicial Watch

South Sudan Council of Churches: 'Peace will Return to Our Country'

International7/20/2018 6:17:03 AM
Contact: World Council of Churches Media Office, +41 79 507 6363 GENEVE, July 20, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a 19 July statement, the South Sudan Council of Churches reflected on recent developments in the country: "The winds of violence and conflict have continued to obscure our road to light and peace, while the international community remains discouraged and frustrated by the absence of peace. It is well known that the church has historically played a key moral and spiritual role i Source: World Congress of Families

Religious Freedom in Syria: The Sole Foundation for Lasting Peace

International7/19/2018 7:27:01 PM
Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom Side Event When: Monday, July 23, 2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. Where: National Press Club 529 14th Street, NW Washington, DC 20045 First Amendment Lounge 13th Fl (Nearest Metro: Metro Center) Please Join Us for This Timely On-The-Record Briefing! Contact: Lauren Homer, 703-303-7350, lauren@lawandlibertytrust.org WASHINGTON, July 20, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Syrian, US, and international exp Source: Homer International Law

Ex-Magistrate Challenges NHS Trust After Removal from Role Due to Pro-Family Comments on TV

International7/16/2018 7:54:01 AM
Contact: Andrea Minichiello Williams, Christian Legal Centre, 07712 591 164    LONDON, July 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A Christian who was dismissed as a magistrate by the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice, after expressing his view that it was in a child's best interests to be raised by a mother and a father, will tomorrow (Tuesday 17th July) challenge an NHS Trust's decision to block his return as a non-executive director.   RICHARD PAGE EMPLOYMENT APPEAL TRIBUN Source: Christian Legal Centre

Innovative World Cup Outreach Scores Big Despite Russian Authorities' Detainment of Church Members

International7/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Partner churches open their doors and find 'new courage and boldness' for evangelism as Mission Eurasia's initiative ends amid religious freedom ban Contact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.comWHEATON, Ill., July 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Hundreds of churches in Russia are preparing to end an innovative World Cup 2018 outreach on a high note this week, despite opposition from authorities.  Photo: Several hundred Russian churches Source: InChrist Communications

Judicial Watch Sues CIA for Documents on Dossier Leak to Senator Harry Reid

International7/6/2018 10:05:02 AM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188 WASHINGTON, July 6, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for records of communications with former Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and his staff regarding the anti-Trump dossier funded by the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (Judicial Watch v. Central Intelligence Agency (No. 1:18-cv-01502)).Senate Minor Source: Judicial Watch

Elpidophoros Sees his Future in GOA -- Or Not?

International7/6/2018 8:12:03 AM
Contact: Daniel Bodnar, 604-688-5225 OPINION, July 6, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Daniel Bodnar: Archbishop Demetrios' possible retirement has been discussed more and more often, and not only in the media but also in Orthodox forums and blogs, which highlights the importance of this event and the difficulties the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will soon face. However, the accents drastically differ from those in official statements and open letters. Source: Daniel Bodnar

YouVersion Bible App Celebrates 10th Anniversary

International7/9/2018 4:00:00 AM
Most downloaded Bible app helps change Bible engagement worldwideContact: Rachel Feuerborn, 405-216-7072, press@youversion.comOKLAHOMA CITY, July 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- This July, YouVersion celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Bible App, which was one of the first 200 free apps available when Apple launched the App Store on July 10, 2008. In the decade since, the Bible App has been downloaded on more than 330 million devices and in every country of the world."We never could h Source: Life.Church

Proposed Israel Peace Plan DOA

International7/6/2018 5:09:04 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.orgWASHINGTON, July 6, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- White House senior advisor Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, President Trump's advisor to Israel, recently went to the Middle East to discuss a proposed peace plan involving Israel and the Palestinian Authority. While the alleged plan has not been released to the public, some media have been reporting on a plan supposedly leaked to media sources. According to this information, the Source: Liberty Counsel

New Holy League of Nations Forms as Countries Worldwide Join US Rosary Coast to Coast

International7/2/2018 2:00:00 AM
Contact: Pat Moertl, 608-369-0936 LA CROSSE, Wis., July 2, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The countries which inspired Rosary Coast to Coast are joining with the US to hold Rosary Rallies across the world, October 7, traditionally the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. The formation of the New Holy League of Nations declares a united front in worldwide spiritual battle, defending the Dignity of the Human person--Life, Marriage, Family, as well as Religious Liberty. This "declaration of war" Source: Holy League

Bibles For The World Campaign Tackles Disturbing Slide Toward U.S. Bible Illiteracy

International6/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
'Learn the Bible in a Year' radio program offers response to Barna Group study showing downward trend in Bible literacyContact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.comCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 28, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Bibles For The World (BFTW, www.biblesfortheworld.org), a global ministry focused on reaching unreached peoples with the gospel in developing countries, is tackling a disturbing and growing trend -- Bible illiteracy in the United States. Source: InChrist Communications

How the Vision of One Couple, the Tenacity of a Dozen UK Churches, and the Collaboration of a Handful of Christian Ministries Took the Good News to the Racetrack in Sunbury this Father's Day

International6/26/2018 12:23:00 PM
Contact: Jay Fordice, Luis Palau Association, 503-614-1500 NEW YORK, June 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- While there have been numerous recent reports indicating the U.K. is at an all-time low in Christian population and regular church attendance, a number of unified, areawide evangelistic campaigns over the past few weeks have given a different picture of the state of the Church in the British Isles. The most recent of these events Joy @ Kempton Park with Andrew Palau in Sunbury, England Source: Luis Palau Association

Foundation for Moral Law Applauds Supreme Court Decisions in Pro-Life Speech Case and Travel Ban Case

International6/26/2018 11:02:04 AM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245, info@morallaw.org MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law ("the Foundation"), an Alabama-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to religious liberty and the strict interpretation of the Constitution as intended by its Framers, applauded Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court decisions in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra and Trump v. Haw Source: Foundation for Moral Law

Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court's Support of President Trump's 'Travel Ban'

International6/26/2018 8:45:01 AM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188 WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's 5-4 vote to uphold President Trump's so-called travel ban: The Supreme Court's decision today is a victory for national security, the U.S. Constitution, the rule of law, and the safety of U.S. citizens and other innocents.The anti-Trump judiciary also suffered a major defeat in its polit Source: Judicial Watch