Posts Tagged ‘June’
Last year when Kate Middleton walked down the aisle of Westminster Abbey to marry Prince William Duke of Cambridge, it marked the apex of one of the most expensive weddings in history.
A pregnant woman who was dragged to a hospital by authorities and forced to have an abortion has enraged Chinese and sparked an online flurry of debate over whether it is time to end China's draconian one-child family planning ...
Former Norwegian prime minister Kjell Magne Bondevik, who is also a Lutheran pastor, has been denied a visa to China where he was scheduled to be a moderator at a World Council of Churches (WCC) meeting in Nanjing, the daily ne...
About 25,000 people marched in Hong Kong on 10 June to mourn the death of a Chinese dissident, while the Christian groups that co-organized the rally urged Beijing to investigate the case.
Pope Benedict XVI's former butler is facing up to eight years in jail for allegedly stealing confidential documents from the pope's own desk. But according to a Vatican judge, Paolo Gabriele won't be serving any time in the wor...
Arts & Culture
Four days of celebration in the U.K. of Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years on the throne ended on 5 June with a service of thanksgiving at London's St. Paul's Cathedral. Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams cited St. Paul as he p...
“We don’t know if our daughter is still alive,” Magda told ICC during a recent visit to Egypt. “We haven’t seen or heard from her in five years… Her kidnapper called us and said she was dead and buried.”
Southern Baptist leader Richard Land has issued a lengthy public apology for his racially charged comments about the Trayvon Martin case, and said he has sent a personal letter to President Obama seeking forgiveness.
Arts & Culture
While millions of Americans have watched a fictionalized version of "slumdogs" living in poverty, few know the true reality of living as an abandoned and orphaned child on the streets of India.
Mosques also razed as civilians continue to be targeted in Khartoum’s ‘ethnic cleansing.’ JUBA, South Sudan, March 30 (CDN) — After Khartoum denied that it had bombed civilians earlier this month, Sudanese aerial strikes last ...