International

Re-directing Christmas Spending is Enough to End Abject Poverty, Says Gospel for Asia Report

International10/22/2019 7:36:01 AM
Mission agency releases new report, challenges people everywhere to 'help end extreme poverty in this generation' PUBLIC ENEMY #1: Mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) has released a new report declaring extreme poverty "public enemy number one," and challenging people everywhere to help eradicate it. Full report available at https://www.gfa.org/press/poverty-report/.NEWS PROVIDED BYGospel for AsiaOct. 22, 2019 WILLS POINT, Texas, Oct. 22, 2019 /Christian Newsw Source: InChrist Communications

Food Fight

International10/21/2019 2:30:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Global Institute For Transformation (GIFT) Oct. 21, 2019 TOLLAND, Conn., Oct. 21, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Now's the perfect time to join a food fight. "The Great Pumpkin Food Fight," that is! It's a fight for hungry people here and around the world including ~800 million of our brothers and sisters in Christ who face starvation globally. It's a fight for those who need to experience a tangible example of Christ's love right now. It's a fight for justice. Source: Global Institute For Transformation (GIFT)

Megachurch in China Demolished -- Pastors Detained

International10/19/2019 4:03:05 PM
The church being demolished. Credit: ChinaAid NEWS PROVIDED BY Oct. 19, 2019   FUNAN, Anhui, Oct. 19, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Authorities destroyed a church in China and detained its pastors over the weekend.   No legal papers ordering the church's demolition were provided, but the officials tore it down on Friday. It could seat more than 3,000 people and was part of the country's officially-recognized church network.   Today, officials detained the church's pa Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Senior Pentagon Analyst Separates from Some Trump Supporters Asks: 'Why Should the U.S. Remain in the Syria War'

International10/18/2019 3:33:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Defender Publishing Oct. 18, 2019 MEDIA ADVISORY, Oct. 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Lieutenant Colonel Robert L. Maginnis (U.S. Army, Retired) submits the following and is available for comment: Listen to the mass media, some of the political class and too many of our political generals (active and retired) and you'll hear why they want our sons, daughters and treasure to remain in Syria. They are all mistaken. Source: Defender Publishing

Vatican Announces Jubilee Year to Celebrate 'Messenger of the Sacred Heart'

International10/18/2019 2:00:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Vocation Promotion Oct. 18, 2019 PINGREE, Ill., Oct. 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Vatican has proclaimed a Jubilee Year to celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the canonization of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque. The Jubilee Year, which was granted by the Apostolic Penitentiary in Rome, opens Oct. 16, 2019 and closes on Oct. 17, 2020. The year encompasses the anniversary of the canonization of St. Margaret Mary, which is May 13, 2020. On that day a reliquary of Source: Vocation Promotion

Alliance for Israel Advocacy Condemns Malaysia Prime Minister's Virulent Anti-Semitic Remarks

International10/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Calls for Public Condemnation of Dr. Mahathir's Comments NEWS PROVIDED BY Alliance for Israel Advocacy Oct. 18, 2019 BROOMALL, Penn., Oct. 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Alliance for Israel Advocacy (AIA) (www.israeladvocates.org) responded to Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad's recent and well publicized speech at Columbia University, which was laced with anti-Semitic comments. Joel Chernoff, Executive Director of AIA said, "Dr. Mahathir's comments were appalling, Source: Alliance for Isrsael Advocacy

4 WINDS Has Victory as Transgender Athletes Have to Lower Testosterone Levels

International10/17/2019 9:30:02 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY 4 Winds Christian Athletics Oct. 17, 2019 MADISON, Wis., Oct. 17, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) finally said transgender track and field athletes must lower their testosterone levels to 5 nanomoles instead of the previous standard of 10. Months before, intersex athletes were told they must keep their levels under 5 nanomoles for the 800 meters through the mile run, but not for other track and field events. A Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

WCC General Secretary Nominated as Presiding Bishop for Bishops' Conference of the Church of Norway

International10/17/2019 5:38:03 AM
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCCNEWS PROVIDED BYWorld Council of Churches Oct. 17, 2019GENEVE, Oct. 17, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Bishops' Conference of the Church of Norway has nominated World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit as its new presiding bishop. There is an overall college of bishops behind the nomination. "We are delighted and grateful that Dr. Fykse Tveit has confirmed that he is accepting the nomination and is willing to Source: World Council of Churches

Press Invited to Hear About Uyghur Persecution in China

International10/16/2019 9:56:02 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BYChinaAid Oct. 16, 2019 WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- An event spotlighting China's persecution of Uyghurs, will take place in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 23.The event will feature Uyghur American Ferkat Jawdat, ChinaAid Chairman of the Board Doug Robison, and Uyghur Human Rights Project Director Omer Kanat. Annie Boyajian, the Director of Advocacy at Freedom House, will serve as the moderator.It will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 10:30 a.m.-1 Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Moving Documentary, 'BLIND EYES OPENED' Comes to Movie Theaters for One-Night Only Event on January 23, 2020

International10/16/2019 9:36:01 AM
First-of-a-Kind Documentary Exposes Sex Trafficking Industry in America; Highlights Power of Gospel to Help End Modern Day SlaveryNEWS PROVIDED BYIcon Media GroupOct. 16, 2019TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 16, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- There are more than 4.8 million people being sexually exploited worldwide, and more than one million of these are children (International Labour Organization). According to a recent report by the US State Department, the United States is one of the leading consume Source: Icon Media Group

New Documentary Captures the Remarkable Mission Work of the Eubank Family

International10/15/2019 8:32:05 AM
LifeWay Films and Deidox Films Premiere Free Burma Rangers at the Justice Film Festival Nov. 16 Before a Two-Day Nationwide Release in 2020   NEWS PROVIDED BY A. Larry Ross Communications Oct. 15, 2019   NASHVILLE, Oct. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- LifeWay Films and Deidox Films announced today the forthcoming release of Free Burma Rangers, the remarkable true story of one American family that has dedicated their lives to training and leading dangerous rescue missions with pe Source: A. Larry Ross Communications

Open Doors Responds with Aid for Persecuted Christians as Violence Intensifies in Northern Syria

International10/15/2019 8:09:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Open Doors Oct. 15, 2019 SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Open Doors is responding to immediate and urgent needs in northern Syria after Turkish troops invaded last week. David Curry, CEO of Open Doors, says Christians in the region are especially vulnerable during the chaos of war; the organization is assessing the situation on the ground and providing needed assistance. "Open Doors partners are on the ground in Northern Syria, providing relie Source: Open Doors USA

Gospel for Asia Challenges Every Person to Help Save Just One Impoverished Person

International10/15/2019 6:31:00 AM
Campaign coincides with International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Oct. 17; focuses on millions living on less than $2 per day   SAVE JUST ONE: Everyone can help save just one person from extreme poverty, says faith-based mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org), marking International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17.   NEWS PROVIDED BY Gospel for Asia Oct. 15, 2019   WILLS POINT, Texas, Oct. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Faith-based mi Source: InChrist Communicatinos

NEW TV AD: Immigrant Son Manny Sethi Saying What No Other Republican Will on Illegal Immigration

International10/15/2019 5:53:00 AM
Sethi: "We're gonna have an illegal immigrant invasion if Republicans don't win in 2020. Democrats are going to give this country away. Let 'em try to call me racist." NEWS PROVIDED BYDr Manny for Senate Oct. 15, 2019   NASHVILLE, Oct. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Republican Senate candidate and conservative outsider Dr. Manny Sethi's campaign released the first ad of the 2020 Tennessee Senate campaign. The ad, entitled "Invasion," will air statewide, a Source: CCN

World Humanitarian & Women's Ministry Pioneer, Marilyn Hickey, to Release Autobiography

International10/15/2019 4:00:00 AM
"It was a very dangerous time in a very dangerous nation. A man with a gun was stationed outside the door of my hotel room 24/7 for protection because 32 suicide bombers had taken an oath to blow up the stadium with thousands of people, my entire team, and me in it..." (Hickey, Marilyn. It's Not Over Until You Win. 2019) NEWS PROVIDED BY Marilyn Hickey Ministries Oct. 15, 2019 CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Regardless of the circumstances, Marilyn Hickey is Source: Marilyn Hickey Ministries