International

Judicial Watch Sues State Department for Samantha Powers Unmasking Documents

International2/16/2018 5:57:00 AM
The former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations reportedly requested to unmask over 260 Americans in her last year in office with no explanation.Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State for "unmasking" and other records tied to Obama's United Nations Ambassador Samantha Powers relating to t Source: Judicial Watch

Winter Olympics Promotes Homosexuality as Principle 6 is Pushed

International2/15/2018 1:00:00 AM
Contact: 4 Winds Christian Athletics, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., Feb. 15, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Olympic skater Adam Rippon and skier Gus Kenworthy are promoting homosexuality as normal behavior. They are the first openly gay Winter Olympians from the United States. They have been verbally attacking Vice President Mike Pence. Kenworthy recently appeared on the Ellen Degeneres show criticizing Pence. Hillary Clinton praised the gay athletes and said she will be focusing on them as sh Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Diverse Projects Spotlight 'Broad Challenge' of the World's 2 Billion Unreached People

International2/14/2018 10:54:03 AM
International Day for the Unreached organizers emphasize need for whole church to respond to Jesus' Great CommissionContact: Palmer Holt, 704-662-2569, pholt@inchristcommunications.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- United by a single goal, the champions of missions to the unreached follow a wide range of paths in taking the gospel to those who have yet to hear of Jesus.Photo: This Operation Mobilization (OM) bakery serves refugees from the Mi Source: InChrist Communications

Knights of Columbus Named One of World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for Fifth Time

International2/12/2018 9:15:05 AM
Recognition honors those who operate with purpose and incorporate integrity into their ecosystems Contact: Joe Cullen, Knights of Columbus, 203-415-9314, Joseph.cullen@kofc.org; Clea Nabozny, Ethisphere Media Contact, 480-397-2658, clea.nabozny@ethisphere.com NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Knights of Columbus has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the Source: Knights of Columbus

Christian Medical Association Highlights Implementation of New US Policy Keeping Tax Dollars from Abortion Groups Overseas

International2/7/2018 11:58:02 AM
Contact: Margie Shealy, 423-844-1047 WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The 19,000-member Christian Medical Association (CMA), today lauded the administration's implementation of the new Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance policy. Jonathan Imbody, CMA Vice President for Government Relations, said the policy is "effectively advancing human rights consistent with the values of the American people and the aims of US foreign health aid, by ensuring that all global heal Source: Christian Medical Association

Reading 'Pilgrim's Progress' is Not an Evil Cult Activity

International2/5/2018 9:33:01 AM
Contact: Brynne Lawrence, ChinaAid, 432-553-1080, media@chinaaid.org   KUNMING, YUNNAN, China, Feb. 5. 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- China Aid releases the following with a petition to Donald Trump and 8 others: Christians in China's southern Yunnan province are under attack, facing long prison sentences as Chinese authorities try to eradicate their religion under the guise of cracking down on "evil cults."   In 2016, Yunnan officials formed an investigative team dedica Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Glaring Omission in Obits for Von Hoffman

International2/2/2018 6:01:02 AM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.orgNEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Nicholas von Hoffman, an influential left-wing writer: The obituary columns on Nicholas von Hoffman that appear in today's editions of the New York Times and the Washington Post have one glaring omission: neither mentions that von Hoffman, a long-time critic of Senator Joseph McCarthy Source: Catholic League

14 Christians Vanish into Police Custody

International2/1/2018 7:39:03 AM
Contact: ChinaAid, 432-689-6985 office, 432-553-1080 media phone, media@chinaaid.orgWENZHOU, Zhejiang, China, Feb. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- 14 Christian house church leaders vanished in China's coastal Zhejiang province on Jan. 13, the latest in a saga of China's serial persecution of religion.The Christians, all leaders of China's underground house church movement's Middle Eastern evangelism network, are believed to be in the custody of Chinese state sec Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Prison Visitation Ban Overturned for Children of Prisoners in Zimbabwe

International2/8/2018 12:00:00 AM
Contact: Lindsey Frederick, Prison Fellowship International, 703-554-8669 WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Children of prisoners in Zimbabwe are celebrating after Prison Fellowship Zimbabwe (PFZ), an affiliate of Prison Fellowship International (PFI), successfully lobbied to overturn a prison visitation ban. This is a breakthrough for Zimbabwean children of prisoners under 18 years old, who were not permitted to visit anyone in prisoneven their incarcerated parent. "The Source: Prison Fellowship International

Frontier Mission Champions Considering Sale of Long-Time Campus

International2/1/2018 6:28:02 AM
Frontier Ventures and William Carey International University say move would help further founding vision in changing worldContact: Palmer Holt, 704-662-2569, pholt@inchristcommunications.comPASADENA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The frontier mission center that has championed the cause of taking the gospel to the unreached for more than 40 years is being considered for sale, in a move its owners say will further their global work.Photo: Frontier Ventures (www. Source: InChrist Communications

ChinaAid Publishes Top 10 Persecution Cases Report

International2/1/2018 5:55:03 AM
Contact: ChinaAid.org,432-689-6985,432-553-1080,media@chinaaid.org  MIDLAND, Texas, Feb. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- ChinaAid released its annual Top 10 Persecution Cases report yesterday, providing an in-depth look into China's most prominent persecution cases from January-December 2017. Photo: "Pastor Zhang Shaojie has been in prison for his faith since 2013. Last year, authorities officially revoked his ordination and deposed him. His case is one of many highligh Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Judicial Watch: Documents Reveal Obama State Department Provided Classified Records to Sen. Ben Cardin to Undermine President Trump

International1/31/2018 12:05:05 PM
'The Obama administration was attempting to disseminate that material widely across the government in order to aid in future investigations' -- The Baltimore SunContact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch today released 42 pages of heavily redacted State Department documents containing classified information that was provided to Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee an Source: Judicial Watch

Grandmother and Granddaughter Authors Co-Write Book Detailing their Missionary Experiences

International1/31/2018 8:56:05 AM
An Inspiring Account of Faith, Courage, and GenerosityContact: Christine Chang, 361-649-1195, chrisLchang@yahoo.comVICTORIA, Texas, Jan. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Within the pages of Christine Chang and Belva Chang's new book, Living with Ambiguity, ($20.99, paperback, 9781545616406; $9.99, e-book, 9781545621271) readers will find a heartfelt account of Belva Chang's experiences as a freelance missionary in Gonaives. Belva's granddaughter also went to Haiti for a brief period Source: Christine Chang

Lakewood Church to Hold Global Mobilizing Medical Missions Conference M3 -- Hosted by Paul Osteen, MD

International1/29/2018 5:26:03 AM
Emergency Field Hospital To Be On Display and Available for Tours Contact: Andrea Davis, Lakewood Church / Joel Osteen Ministries, 713-253-1825, andrea@joelosteen.com HOUSTON, Jan. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Lakewood Church will hold their 3rd annual M3 Mobilizing Medical Missions Conference hosted by Dr. Paul Osteen this February 23 - 24 in Houston, Texas, home of the world's largest medical center. The first of its kind on the Gulf Coast, the international M3 Conference is d Source: Lakewood Church

Couples and Priests Worldwide Are Continuing to Register for the 50th Anniversary Worldwide Marriage Encounter Convention

International1/29/2018 4:38:03 AM
Contact: Dick & Diane Baumbach, Worldwide Marriage Encounter, 321-544-3440, dickanddiane66@bellsouth.net   SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The number of couples and priests who are signing up for the 50th Anniversary Convention of Worldwide Marriage Encounter continues to increase on a daily basis with registrations coming from across the world, it was announced today by Peter & Sheila Oprysko and Fr. Tom Griffith, SVD, the convention leadership team Source: Worldwide Marriage Encounter