On Oct. 31, the Supreme Court set aside the conviction and acquitted her.
Asia Bibi free to leave Pakistan after court dismisses challenge to her acquittal
by: Bob Smietana, Jan 29, 2019 LAHORE, Pakistan (RNS) – Pakistan’s Supreme Court has dismissed a petition by Islamists to overturn the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman previouslyRead More
Francis admitted to the problem for the first time in public during a news conference...
Pope publicly acknowledges clergy sexual abuse of nuns
by: Nicole Winfield, Feb 5, 2019 ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) – Pope Francis publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and vowed to do moreRead More
"We spent 25 years in Turkey and someday we hope the conditions will be right for us to go back," he said.
Andrew Brunson, back in US after detention, hopes to return to Turkey one day
by: Adelle M. Banks, Feb 6, 2019 WASHINGTON (RNS) – Pastor Andrew Brunson, the American evangelical imprisoned in Turkey for almost two years, says he’d like to return to thatRead More
[A] small window into how underground Christians in North Korea...
North Korean Christians keep faith underground amid crackdowns
by: Hyung-Jin Kim, Feb 2, 2019 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – One North Korean defector in Seoul describes her family back home quietly singing Christian hymns every Sunday while someoneRead More
It is the best when the schools and (church) sponsors determine the dress code for students
Kenyan Supreme Court overturns ruling allowing hijab in Christian schools
by: Fredrick Nzwili, Jan 30, 2019 NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – An emotional debate over whether Muslim students may wear hijab in Christian schools took a new turn last week (Jan.Read More