Atheists regularly claim that religion is a crutch for emotionally and intellectually weak people — or even a mental illness — but what do actual studies say?
Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, who died September 8 at age 93, was hailed by a wide range of leaders for his generosity and for putting his Christian convictions before his business success.
During a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican last week, former Israeli President Shimon Peres urged the Catholic pontiff to help build a United Nations-like organization for different faiths dubbed the “Organization of United Religions.” Peres also referred to his proposed entity for “interfaith dialogue” as a “UN of religions.” While the pope was reportedly open to the idea, his spokesman suggested that no commitment was made to necessarily pursue it. Numerous prophecy watchers and analysts, meanwhile, highlighted news of the proposal as an important development with potentially deep prophetic implications.
Abortions are becoming increasingly rare in Wisconsin, and compassionate pro-life activism may be a major reason.
Pro-life leaders are blasting the tax-funded television network PBS for airing a documentary September 1 that glorified murdered late-term abortionist George Tiller while portraying as heroes the small handful of abortionists who continue the practice of killing pre-born babies during the third trimester of pregnancy.
While many have long warned that the legalization of "gay marriage" would lead to the same for polygamy, others have said this was an unfounded fear. But a recent court ruling is now making clear which side was correct.
Florida's Orange County school district has surrendered to atheist demands that it ban chaplains from access to school sports teams.
Government officials in New York have told an upstate farming couple that they must host same-sex “weddings” on their property — and because they refused to do so they must pay a $13,000 fine.
A coalition of pastors, congregations, and concerned residents is battling Houston, Texas' "non-discrimination" ordinance that opponents warn will require business owners to serve homosexuals at the expense of their moral convictions.
Pro-life leaders warn that the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" may fund embryonic stem-cell research — which relies on the cells of aborted babies.