Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday accepted a request from the Justice Ministry to declare the Jehovah’s Witnesses an “extremist” group, banning the Christian denomination from Russia and ordering the seizure of its property.
School officials proceeded with a nativity scene in a scheduled holiday play using statues instead of student actors after a judge’s recent ruling banned a live representation of the birth of Christ in response to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and an atheist group.
The small city of Wilmore, Ky., with its 6,000 residents, never expected a cross that sits high above its city on a water tower to come under attack. But its residents, people from surrounding communities and others across the country are now united against an atheist group that is demanding the cross be removed
Christian leaders in China are speaking out against a government campaign to remove more than 1,000 crosses from churches, the New York Times reports.
A Satanic Temple unsuccessfully tried to place its one-ton bronze statue of Satan next to a monument of the Ten Commandments in Oklahoma, but were forced to settled for Detroit on Saturday, Reuters reported Monday.
The Little Sisters of the Poor lost its suit against the Obamacare contraception mandate in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday.
An Amish farmer in New York claims that he and other members of his faith are being discriminated against by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s SAFE Act.
Christians and followers of other religions in China suffered the worst abuses in a decade last year as part of a state-sponsored crackdown on dissent, according to a Christian human rights group.