VATICAN CITY (RNS) Two weeks before Pope Benedict XVI was scheduled to touch down in Cuba, a small group of protesters occupied a church in central Havana, asking that a message with their requests be delivered directly to...
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A Lebanese man was sentenced to 300 lashes with a whip and six years in prison for his role in helping a Saudi woman convert to Christianity and flee the Saudi kingdom.
There is a vast difference, a world of difference, between saying “I quit” and saying “I’m finished.” Here is a case in point. At the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, Mexico, the last marathon runner entered Olympic stadium m...
By Jeremy Reynalds Senior Correspondent for ASSIST News Service Already badly weakened by months of beatings and torture that have resulted in internal bleeding, American Pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen, is facing perhaps ...
By Jeremy Reynalds NORTHERN MALI (ANS) – The liberation of the main cities of Northern Mali has created a great sense of relief and joy in the country, but the task of reconstruction and reconciliation is huge. Mali is a ...
Faith Comes By Hearing audio Bible ministry initiated its military outreach about five years ago at the request of a handful of active duty Marines and chaplains serving overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Dut Aguer Bior was separated from his family as a child in Sudan. When he was six years old, he traveled 1,000 miles to a refugee camp in Ethiopia, where he would spend the rest of his adolescence.
Prominent human rights advocate and attorney Mohammad Ali Dadkhah, who represents imprisoned pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, has reportedly been sentenced to nine years in jail for allegedly "acting against national security" in Iran.
Pope Benedict says the Catholic Church is ready to help Cuba move away from communism, saying the Marxist ideology no longer corresponds to reality.
Pope Benedict has arrived in Mexico for a five-day Latin America trip that also will take him to Cuba. Church bells rang out as the papal plane touched Friday down at Guanajuato International Airport