FAITH & GOVERNMENT

FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, East Los Angeles high school students protest against the election of President-elect Donald Trump outside Los Angeles City Hall. Mixed signals from the White House on gay rights and conscience protections have put two constituencies on edge: LGBT advocates already wary of President Donald Trump and religious conservatives determined to hold him to his campaign promises. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Conservative Christian organizations are getting impatient with Trump

by DAVID CRARY and RACHEL ZOLL, | AP National Writers
February 17, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Mixed signals from the White House on gay rights and religious exemptions have put two constituencies on edge: LGBT advocates already wary of President Donald Trump… READ MORE

3 questions evangelicals should ask about Donald Trump

by John Stemberger | CNN.com
January 8, 2016

We are experiencing something extraordinary in American politics: A man who has never held public… READ MORE

Franklin Graham Leaves GOP Over Planned Parenthood Funding

by Dr. Susan Berry | Breitbart
December 24, 2015
Evangelist Franklin Graham announced Tuesday he is leaving the Republican Party following the GOP’s cave… READ MORE

VALUES

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‘The Vagina Monologues’ coming to a Christian church near you

by Steve Deace | Conservative Review
February 17, 2017
Yet another self-proclaimed Christian church in America is putting on its own version of “The Vagina Monologues” later this month. What’s that you say? You haven’t heard Plymouth Congregational Church… READ MORE
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Christian florist who turned away same-sex couple broke anti-discrimination laws, Washington court says

by Fox News
February 17, 2017
A Washington state florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding in 2013… READ MORE

Marco Rubio and Russell Moore: This Christmas, we must remember slaughtered Christians in the Middle East

by Marco Rubio and Russell Moore | The Washington Post
December 24, 2015
As American families put up our Christmas trees and start playing carols, it’s perhaps easy… READ MORE

Planned Parenthood Christmas Shopping List: ‘Cookies, Eggnog, Condoms’

With its taxpayer funding still flowing, Planned Parenthood – the nation’s largest abortion provider – has that holiday feeling and… READ MORE

University Prof. Wants You to Say This Instead of ‘Merry Christmas’ to Stomp Out ‘Cultural Insensitivity’

Instead of saying “merry Christmas” this year, a University of Central Florida political science professor wants you to try out… READ MORE
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13 Christians Who Risked Everything to Defend Biblical Truth

As America continues to grow more hostile toward public prayer and conservative religious viewpoints, younger generations of courageous Christians will… READ MORE

Mormons to resign in Utah protest at church’s gay marriage stance

Hundreds of Mormons plan to resign from the church in Salt Lake City this weekend at a protest against a church policy barring the children of married same-sex couples from receiving baptism, organizers said on… READ MORE

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Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery destroyed by Islamic State

Satellite images confirm that the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq has been destroyed by the jihadist group Islamic State (IS).… READ MORE

A Gruesome Christmas under Islam

On Christmas Day in the West Bank, two Muslims were arrested for setting a Christmas tree on fire in a Christian-majority village near Jenin. On the same day in Bethlehem, Muslim rioters greeted the Latin… READ MORE
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Study: Christianity Dying in Britain, Only Islam Growing

A new survey by researchers at Lancaster University reveals that only 42 per cent of Brits identify as Christians, despite… READ MORE

Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas


Communities from Europe, Africa and the Middle East marked the event – each with their own unique traditions – on… READ MORE