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Archive for November, 2011

-Amish Beard Cutting a Laughing Matter? No and the FBI Arrests 7 Men

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

                     (Image via Wikipedia) When you first hear about this story most people consider the Amish beard attacks to be a prank or a sick joke. It almost sounded laughable in the beginning. However when you take into consideration the traditions of the Amish this really is a serious ‘hate’ crime against an entire community […]

-UPDATE: City to Pay Back Fines and Change Code on Home Bible Studies

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

           (Image via Wikipedia) The City of San Juan Capistrano, CA has agreed to pay back the fines charged against Chuck and Stephanie Fromm for hosting a large Bible study in their home without a city permit. Also, the city plans to review and make some changes to the municipal code. Here’s the original story: […]

-Destroying Crosses is an Islamic Obligation?

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

The picture above appears in an article by military correspondent Michael Yon. It was found in Afghanistan and basically defines Christian crosses as a mark of evil that must be destroyed. Here’s a translation of the poster: *Destroying the cross is an Islamic obligation* 1. Christians want to publish and spread their unholy and cursed […]

-Pope Speaks Out Against Witchcraft in Africa

Monday, November 21st, 2011

    (Image by Catholic Church via Flickr) Pope Benedict XVI upon his arrival in Angola, Africa warned faithful Catholics against dabbling in traditional witchcraft. Particularly about the dangers of combining Christianity with traditional African magic: “In today’s Angola, Catholics should offer the message of Christ to the many who live in the fear of spirits, […]

-Egypt: 71,000 Christians Attend Prayer Event in Cairo

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Most of the time ‘bad news’ is coming out of Egypt, for once here is a good story. The following report comes to us from long-time Christian blogger Andrew Jones (Tall Skinny Kiwi) who was visiting in Egypt at the time and attended the “Day of Prayer 11.11.11’: – 71,000 attended the all-night prayer meeting […]

-Algeria: Christian on Trial for Blasphemy

Friday, November 18th, 2011

           (image via Wikipedia)) The case of Siagh Krimo, an Algerian Christian who was arrested for proselytizing, and sentenced to 5 years in prison for blasphemy, is being re-tried this week under appeal. Krimo, who is 29 years old and married with an infant daughter, was arrested on April 14 and held for three days […]