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San Francisco Plane Crash: 2 Victims were 16-year-old Chinese girls on their way to Academic Church Camp

San Francisco Plane Crash: 2 Victims were 16-year-old Chinese girls on their way to Academic Church Camp

The two 16-year-old Chinese girls who died in the fiery crash at San Francisco International Airport of Asiana flight 214 on Saturday, were planning to attend a three-week academic church camp in Southern California. The two girls died when their plane came in low and the tail hit the ground near the edge of the bay, breaking up the Boeing 777 and engulfing it in flames. The plan was carrying 291 passengers and 16 crew.

“Brave New World”: Scientists Clone First Human Embryo

“Brave New World”: Scientists Clone First Human Embryo

The “brave new world” of human cloning apparently has arrived, and critics are waving the warning flags. Oregon-based scientists reported Wednesday, May 15, they had cloned human embryos, reportedly the first successful attempt at such cloning, as a means of producing embryonic stem cells.

Evangelism in Cuba helped by No-Interest Loans

Evangelism in Cuba helped by No-Interest Loans

In 2010 Cuba relaxed restrictions allowing private individuals to open small businesses and farms. Since then, more than 200,000 small businesses have opened. Today, there are 370,000 entrepreneurs and their employees. Farms International has been involved in that process, says Joe Richter.

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Landmark Cases on Same-Sex Marriage

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Landmark Cases on Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court has heard the first of two landmark cases on same-sex marriage. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the court Tuesday as justices heard arguments on the constitutionality of a California state law barring gay people from marrying.

White House picks Baptist, Church-State Scholar to head Faith-Based Office

White House picks Baptist, Church-State Scholar to head Faith-Based Office

The White House has named a church-state legal scholar and consensus builder to head up the administration’s Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

‘Christian Solidarity Worldwide’ Commends Cuban women’s non-violent protest movement

‘Christian Solidarity Worldwide’ Commends Cuban women’s non-violent protest movement

CUBA — On International Women’s Day Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has issued a statement commending “the courage of the Ladies in White, the Cuban women’s non-violent protest movement.”

What does the Future hold for Venezuela’s Christians?

What does the Future hold for Venezuela’s Christians?

Venezuelans began seven days of public mourning on Tuesday night following the death of their president, 58-year-old Hugo Chavez, after a long battle with cancer. But what does the future hold for Venezuela’s Christians? When you start preaching the Bible in Venezuela, Christians run into difficulty.

Obama wants Supreme Court to Strike Down Gay Marriage Ban

Obama wants Supreme Court to Strike Down Gay Marriage Ban

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama has filed a legal brief with the Supreme Court to strike down a 1996 law defining marriage exclusively as a union between a man and a woman.

Drastic Increase in Cuba’s Religious Freedom Violations in 2012

Drastic Increase in Cuba’s Religious Freedom Violations in 2012

By Jeremy Reynalds,  ANS, Jan 4, 2013: A human rights organization has documented a dramatic increase in violations of freedom of religion or belief in Cuba in 2012. In a news release, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) said the group has called on the Cuban leader, Raul Castro, to ensure that significant improvements are made in […]

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