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Archive for October, 2012

-Muslims Offended by Swiss Air Cross?

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

The Swiss air carrier did not mean to portray any religious or political message in their latest advertisements but Muslims all around the world are offended and the Internet has gone viral with condemnation for the Swiss company. What did the airline do? They merely featured their own logo that happens to include the Swiss […]

-Freedom of Speech Except When Opposing Homosexual Marriage?

Monday, October 15th, 2012

                    (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From the Baptist Press by Kelly Boggs: Homosexual activists, and some liberals, decried the practice of "don’t ask, don’t tell" as un-American, and President Obama signed a repeal of it in 2010. However, a variation of the practice seems to be reemerging in a different form, and it is liberals who […]

-Catholic Bishops Contest Biden’s Debate Claim on HHS Mandate and Freedom of Religion

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

During Thursday’s debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican contender Paul Ryan, the VP defended the administration against claims that the government was forcing Catholic organizations to violate their beliefs with the enforcement of the controversial HHS contraception mandate. Today, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) fact-checked and contested VP Biden’s statement and […]

-Protestant Pastors Support Romney Despite Mormonism?

Friday, October 12th, 2012

        (Photo credit: Wikipedia) According to a survey by LifeWay Research, Protestant pastors are overwhelmingly supporting Gov. Romney for President in spite of his Mormon faith. From the Baptist Press: NASHVILLE (BP) — Three times more Protestant pastors plan to vote for Mitt Romney over Barack Obama in the upcoming presidential election, and Romney’s Mormon […]

-Is Abortion An Issue in 2012?

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Is abortion an major issue in the 2012 election cycle? Many would say no but both major political parties did take a stand on the issue- Democrats: Pro-choice and Republicans: Pro-life. Also, it does remain an important issue for most Christians particularly evangelicals who are mostly pro-life. According to a recent Gallup poll it remains […]

-Pew Study on Religion in America: Now 20% are Atheist, Agnostic or Unaffiliated

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

  A new study by Pew shows that nearly 20% (19.6) of Americans are now ‘nones’ -unaffiliated with any religion. Even more startling for the future, in the same study it shows that A third (32%) of the adults under 30 claim no religious affiliation. The study also shows that Protestant Christianity is on the […]

-Home Prayer Group Wins Legal Battle in Florida

Monday, October 8th, 2012

                                               (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This is great news, a home worship group wins once again. We are seeing home Bible study and prayer groups being challenged all across America in the last couple of years. In Venice, Florida, Shane and Marlene Roessiger, faced fines of $250 per day for city code violations for hosting a […]

-‘Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem’

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

This is a great day to join thousands of Christians around the world praying for the peace of Jerusalem From the Christian Post: Organizers of the National Day of Prayer in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Oct. 7, are encouraging millions around the world to pray for the peace of Jerusalem and what some believe is […]

-Poll: Religious Expressions by Athletes OK With Most Americans

Friday, October 5th, 2012

                (Photo credit: OPEN Sports) Here’s a poll that says most Americans are Ok and comfortable with athletes displaying their religious convictions on the playing field. From the Christian Post: Religious expressions have always been a part of professional sports. Some athletes thank God for big wins, or make a sign of the cross after […]

-California: Student Sues Over Reparative Therapy Ban

Friday, October 5th, 2012

From the Huffington Post: A Southern California college student who claims he reversed his own homosexuality with reparative therapy has filed a lawsuit against California for its ban on "gay cures." Aaron Blitzer, of Culver City, is studying to be an ex-gay therapist and says, along with two other co-plaintiff therapists, that the ban prevents […]