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-Pew Study: “Latest Trends in Religious Restrictions and Hostilities”

Friday, February 27th, 2015

China Among the Worst and Anti-Semitism on the Rise Internationally A new Pew study on religious liberty and persecution across the world entitled- “Latest Trends in Religious Restrictions and Hostilities” showed that China headed the list of the most restrictive nations. North Korea was not included in this study since it is too difficult to […]

-Poll: Americans Divided Over Allowing Business Owners to Opt Out For Religious Reasons

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

A recent survey taken by the Pew Research Center shows that Americans are closely divided over whether wedding related businesses should be forced to participate in same-sex ceremonies or be allowed to opt out for religious reasons. Also in the same poll a large majority indicated that the role and influence of religion in the […]

-Study: American Jews Leaving Their Religion?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

When Christians turn way from their religion and join the growing ranks of agnostics and atheists in America they no longer are considered Christian. But what happens to the increasing number of American Jews that turn their backs on their traditional religion? Judaism is more than just a religion, it is also a genealogical family […]

-Amish Bishop Gets 15 Years in Prison For Beard Cutting?

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

                                       (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From CNN News: A leader of a breakaway Amish community in rural eastern Ohio was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison for forcibly cutting the beards and hair of community members. Samuel Mullet Sr., 67, and 15 followers were found guilty last year in connection with what authorities said were […]

-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 […]

-State Department: Report on Religious Freedom

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The US State department just released their “International Religious Freedom Report for 2011.” The funding for the committee that does the on-going research for this report was nearly eliminated by the Obama administration and their supporters in Congress. However, the outcry from religious leaders across the USA made it a political […]

-UPDATE: ‘Fifty Shades’ Hotel Manager Calls Negative Response ‘Un-Christian’?

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

                                (Photo credit: ellebnere) The British hotel manager who replaced the Bibles in the rooms with copies of Fifty Shades of Grey is calling the overwhelmingly negative response he has received, mostly from Americans, as “un-Christian.” Really? <Read  the Christian Post article> Response: Really? What a shame! One would think that replacing Bibles with an […]

-Hotel Bibles Replaced with ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’?

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

                       (Photo credit: ellebnere) From the Huffington Post: A British hotel has replaced the ubiquitous nightstand Bible with something a bit more modern: "Fifty Shades Of Grey." The irony is that the Damson Dene Hotel, located in England’s Lake District, was purchased from a Methodist group 10 years ago, reports MSNBC. Its owner, Jonathan Denby, […]

-Confidence in American Churches Declining?

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

There was a time in America when there was a great deal of respect and confidence in American churches and clergy. A number of things have happened over the years including the rise of secularism and the onslaught of clergy scandals particularly in the Catholic Church. A recent Gallup poll shows that the opinion and […]

‘Anonymous’ Hackers Declare War on Christianity?

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

The infamous hacker group ‘Anonymous’ has now declared war on Christianity and proclaimed that religion is a “sickness.” Hackers claiming to be members of  "Anonymous" took down three church websites on March 2 and replaced the main page in each with a clip from atheist Richard Dawkins along with a statement calling religion a sickness.”: […]