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Trump Administration Denies Reaching Conclusion on Khashoggi
CBN - Christian World News 2018-11-17 @ 22:17
Live at the Intersection of Grace and Truth
Christianity Today 2018-11-17 @ 15:00
We don’t get to pick "either/or." It is a distinctly "both/and" proposition. We live in a day when the church's influence in our culture and community is waning. In a moment like this, we have to...
US Official: US Intel Says Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing
CBN - Christian World News 2018-11-17 @ 12:33
Background: World Day of the Poor (CWN)
Catholic World News 2018-11-17 @ 11:11
On November 18, the Sunday before the Solemnity of Christ the King, the Church commemorates the Second World Day of the Poor. The theme of the message (full text), released on June 13 (the memorial...
David Jang’s Christian University Charged in $35 Million Fraud Scheme
Christianity Today 2018-11-16 @ 17:00
Manhattan DA’s case involving the former heads of Newsweek and the Christian Post expands to include Olivet University. The case against the ex-publisher of the Christian Post and the affiliated...
Bulgaria Considers Controversial Restrictions on Church Activity
Christianity Today 2018-11-16 @ 16:00
New amendments could halt training, foreign funding, and missionary outreach by evangelicals. A controversial new law before the Bulgarian Parliament would keep Protestants and other minority faiths...
Why ‘Passing on the Faith’ Fails Our Kids
Christianity Today 2018-11-16 @ 16:00
Young adults often leave the church after high school. The problem lies close to home. The familiar reports are loud and clear. We hear it on Facebook, in our Twitter feed, and through the mainstream...
Preoccupied with Love: Lifting High Evangelism Again
Christianity Today 2018-11-16 @ 15:00
An interview with Sherry Harney. Ed: We are living in challenging times. The church's influence is fading. We are struggling to find answers to hard questions. What's your take on the health of the...
Paradise Fire Burned Most Church Buildings, But ‘the Church Is Still Alive’
Christianity Today 2018-11-16 @ 15:00
California pastor opens up about the most difficult sermon of his career—and the prospects for resurrecting ministry from the ashes. The wildfire that left Paradise, California, in grim, dusty...
Evangelical Christians Praying to Dodge a Serious Threat in Bulgaria
CBN - Christian World News 2018-11-16 @ 13:47
Angolan police close 34 churches (The East African)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 12:11
The report did not state whether any of the closed churches are Catholic parishes. The southern African nation of 29 million is 41% Catholic and 38% Protestant; Pope Benedict XVI made an apostolic...
Bishop Trautman criticizes media, attorney general report (
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 12:11
"We should not be so naive as to accept every government report, every attorney general report as being totally accurate or honest," said the retired Pennsylvania bishop, once a leading critic of the...
Editorial: 'The Catholic Church is in crisis, and its leaders are making it worse' (Baltimore Sun)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 12:11
"The Church once moved abusive priests from parish to parish, now it is shuffling the fallout from meeting to meeting," the editorial stated. "The bishops' failure to act this week now places the...
Kenyan cardinal calls on fathers to lead their families, children to seek to please God (AMECEA )
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 11:11
Cardinal John Njue of Nairobi was the Pope's representative at a special Mass commemorating the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the evangelization of the Tanzanian mainland.
Pakistan's foreign minister: Asia Bibi not permitted to leave Pakistan due to pending court review (Dawn)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 11:11
Asia Bibi is the Pakistani Christian woman who was jailed from 2009 to 2018 on an unsupported charge of blasphemy against Islam. Protests erupted across Pakistan after the nation's high court voided...
God's Kingdom, manifest in the Eucharist and good works, 'doesn't make the news,' Pope preaches at weekday Mass (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 11:11
On November 15, Pope Francis preached on Luke 17:20-25, the Gospel reading of the day.
Pope and Pope Emeritus write letters for Ratzinger Foundation symposium (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 11:11
The Ratzinger Foundation's symposium is devoted to "fundamental rights and conflicts among rights."
Pontifical Mission Societies leader highlights importance of extraordinary missionary month (Fides)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 11:11
Archbishop Giovanni Pietro Dal Toso, president of the Pontifical Mission Societies, spoke to the Italian bishops on November 15 about the extraordinary missionary month (October 2019), which marks...
Bible students escape from China-backed militia in Myanmar (UCANews)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 11:11
Rebels backed by China are targeting Christians in Myanmar's Shan State (map). The state is 81% Buddhist, 10% Christian, and 7% animist.
Salvadoran martyrs gave voice to voiceless, Vatican official says (CNS)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 11:11
Father Michael Czerny is undersecretary of the Migrants and Refugee Section of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.
In Kyrgyzstan, convert from Islam to Christianity attacked, severely injured (Forum 18)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 11:11
The central Asian nation (map) of 5.8 million is 75% Muslim and 20% Russian Orthodox.
Vatican newspaper column warns against overprescription of antibiotics (L'Osservatore Romano (Italian edition))
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 11:11
In a front-page column in L'Osservatore Romano's November 16 edition, Ferdinando Cancelli said that the topic is under-reported in the media. Cancelli, a corresponding member of the Pontifical...
New class-action lawsuit by abuse victims against Church (CNA)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
A group of six sex-abuse victims have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Catholic Church, charging that the hierarchy—including the Vatican—covered up evidence of "endemic...
Abortion dominates international family-planning conference (C-FAM)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
The International Conference on Family Planning took place in Kigali, Rwanda.
Christian homes seized in Nineveh Plains region, bishop complains (AsiaNews)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
Chaldean Catholic Bishop Shlemon Warduni has revealed that dozens of properties in the Nineveh Plains region have been seized from their Christian owners. "The numbers are unclear, but this is real...
Kenyan Jesuit murdered in South Sudan (East African Jesuits)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
Father Victor-Luke Odhiambo, SJ, was the principal of Mazzolari Teachers College in Cueibet and acting superior of the Jesuit community there. Cueibet is the capital of South Sudan's Gok State (map).
Pope asks Knights of Holy Sepulcher to support oppressed Christians (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
Speaking to representatives of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher on November 16, Pope Francis spoke of "the dramatic situation of Christians who are persecuted and killed in ever-greater numbers." He...
Italian bishops set new abuse policies (Crux)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
The Italian bishops' conference has approved new guidelines for handling charges of sexual abuse by clerics, and set up a National Advisory Center to support their response. The Italian bishops voted...
Church leaders rap Trump for stopping migrant caravan (Fides)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
As a caravan of migrants reached the US border with Mexico, Bishop Joseph Vasquez, who chairs the US bishops' committee on migration, joined other Catholic leaders in a statement arguing: "It is not...
Brexit could lead to renewed border violence, bishop in Northern Ireland warns (Irish Catholic)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
In the face of growing political turmoil, Prime Minister Theresa May is "determined to see this through," The Guardian reported.
At UN, Holy See Mission commemorates WWI centenary with performance of Mozart's Requiem (Holy See Mission)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
"A century after the Armistice, we come together to commemorate those who died in the Great War and in so many wars and conflicts in the hundred years since," said Archbishop Bernardito Auza. "We...
Pope Francis, Israel's president discuss Jerusalem (Vatican Press Office)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
In summarizing the audience, the Vatican press office referred to Jerusalem's "religious and human dimension for Jews, Christians and Muslims, as well as the importance of safeguarding its identity...
UNICEF chief meets with Pope, lauds his commitment to children affected by war (@unicefchief)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
"I had the great honour to meet His Holiness Pope Francis," the CEO of the United Nations Children's Fund tweeted on November 15. "We share a strong commitment to protect children & young people...
Cause for beatification of Father Pedro Arrupe to open in February (Vatican Insider)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
A formal cause for the beatification of Father Pedro Arrupe, the worldwide leader of the Jesuit order from 1965 to 1983, will be opened in February 2019. Father Arturo Sosa, the current Jesuit...
Be artisans of communion and evangelizers who are close to the people, Pope tells Latin American seminarians (Vatican Press Office)
Catholic World News 2018-11-16 @ 10:11
On November 15, Pope Francis received the community of the Pontifical Latin American College (Spanish-language link) on the 160th anniversary of its founding.
Teen devotional ‘Unlocked’ announces new editor and developments
Mission Network News 2018-11-16 @ 10:00
USA (MNN) -- We told you that there is a new teens devotional coming out with Keys for Kids. But now, their teen devotional "Unlocked" is officially in development and has some exciting updates! Keys...
Bridging the gap of education with My School program
Mission Network News 2018-11-16 @ 10:00
Middle East (MNN) – Four million refugee children are not receiving an education according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The UNHCR reported that only 61 percent of...
Chinese Church faces rising pressure
Mission Network News 2018-11-16 @ 10:00
China (MNN) -- The persecution barometer is approaching red, and the Chinese Church needs your prayers. We spoke with the leader* of a Christian ministry operating in the country. He says...
'God Is So Great': Bible Helps Indonesian Teenager Survive 49 Days at Sea
CBN - Christian World News 2018-11-15 @ 20:42
When Your Identity Is Wrapped Up into Your Ministry
Christianity Today 2018-11-15 @ 16:00
What does it look like for followers of Christ to live and work with a healthy sense of ambition? My identity has too often been tied to the successes or failures of the ministries that I lead—...
Presbyterian Hostages Freed in Cameroon, But Conflict Carries On
Christianity Today 2018-11-15 @ 15:00
With students safely returned, the church continues to pray for peace. Kidnappers released this week the last of more than 80 hostages taken from a Presbyterian school in Cameroon amid an escalating...
When Christian Practices Hurt Other People
Christianity Today 2018-11-15 @ 15:00
Baptism, prayer, and Communion can all go “wayward,” says Lauren Winner. Should we blame the sinful practitioners or the practices themselves? Guns don't kill people," goes one popular slogan. "Pe...
Christians investigated for 'forced conversions' in Uttar Pradesh (AsiaNews)
Catholic World News 2018-11-15 @ 11:11
The northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (map) is 80% Hindu and 19% Muslim; only 0.2% of its population is Christian.
FBI: 73 anti-Catholic hate crimes in 2017 (FBI)
Catholic World News 2018-11-15 @ 11:11
Click here for links to different sections of the FBI's report.
In China, 4 underground priests subjected to 'brainwashing' for over a month (AsiaNews)
Catholic World News 2018-11-15 @ 11:11
The four were taken into custody by police because they refused to join the government-run Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association.
Jerusalem bishop praises Jordanian, Egyptian efforts to mediate Gaza crisis (AsiaNews)
Catholic World News 2018-11-15 @ 11:11
"Whilst problems remain unresolved at present, the two sides [Israel and Hamas] could look at St. John XXIII's Pacem in terris, Auxiliary Bishop Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo said.
Catholic colleges spared in Indonesia's mass closing of private colleges (UCANews)
Catholic World News 2018-11-15 @ 11:11
Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous nation (261 million), has more Muslims than any other country. The nation is 87% Muslim, 7% Protestant, and 3% Catholic.
Seattle archdiocese pays $7M in abuse settlement (Seattle Times)
Catholic World News 2018-11-15 @ 10:11
Six men alleged they were abused by six priests of the archdiocese.
Morocco archbishop: Pope's upcoming visit will encourage Christian-Muslim dialogue (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2018-11-15 @ 10:11
Click here for the full text of Archbishop Cristóbal López's French-language letter.
Denver archdiocese removed seminary's vice-rector after abuse allegations (Denver Post)
Catholic World News 2018-11-15 @ 10:11
The Philadelphia Inquirer also reported on the removal of Father Kent Drotar from his seminary post; Archbishop Charles Chaput has issued a response.
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