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US neurosurgeon says Heaven is real after visiting the afterlife

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Conversion: Dr Ebon Alexander claims he had an out-of-body experience whilst in a coma When it came to the after-life, Eben Alexander used to be just like most scientists — a firm non-believer. By his own account only ‘nominally’ a Christian, the 58-year-old, Harvard-educated neurosurgeon knew too much to have time for the tales of out-of-body experiences that patients would sometimes describe... 

Putin against hijab in schools

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People’s religious feelings must be respected, but Russia is a secular state, President Vladimir Putin stated in a comment on a recent controversy over a Russian school banning Muslim girls from attending classes while wearing a hijab. “We should see how our neighbors, European states deal with this issue [wearing hijabs]. And everything will become clear,” Putin said on Thursday, at a meeting... 

"No need for new mosques in Russia" - nationalists

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Moscow Muslims celebrate Eid Al-Fitr with morning prayers. A nationalist organization has criticized a proposal to construct more mosques in Russia to accommodate an influx of immigrants arriving from Muslim countries in search of employment. “This approach is not totally correct,” Aleksander Belov, chairman of the Russkiye national movement, told reporters on Tuesday. “It is necessary... 

Greeks angered by Christ blasphemous theatre play

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Tensions have risen in the Greek capital city of Athens over a blasphemous American play which portrays Jesus Christ as homosexual. Late on Friday, police briefly arrested more than 30 people outside an Athens theatre, where the play Corpus Christi was staged, who were calling on authorities to ban the show. Also on Thursday, the Greece’s nationalist Golden Dawn (Chryssi Avgi) Party had sent several... 

Moscow NGO seeks ban on Animal sacrifice

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A group of Moscow residents has suggested outlawing animal sacrifices in the capital as a reply to the recent ban on the film Innocence of Muslims. In a press release forwarded to all major media the group, apparently formed by the NGO called Public Coalition for Defense of Moscow, said they will soon write a draft of the bill banning all animal sacrifice and submit it to the legislative bodies of... 

Two Coptic kids face trial in Egypt over insulting Islam

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Two Coptic boys aged 9 and 10 are awaiting trial after an Islamic cleric accused them of tearing up and urinating on the Koran. The boys’ families say the boys are illiterate and found the Koran pages while playing with garbage. ­Sheik Gamal Shamardal, a Muslim cleric and the local leader of a hardline Islamist group, referred two local boys to police in the village of Ezbet Marco in the southern... 

Radical Israeli settlers vandalize Christian monastery

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Radical Jewish settlers vandalized a Christian church outside of Jerusalem, spray-painting “Jesus is a bastard” and “price tag” on its outer door. Such attacks have been on the rise despite police promises to curb hate crimes in the Holy Land. The blue graffiti denigrating the central figure to the Christian religion was scrawled on the door of the Franciscan Convent near the Dormition Abbey... 

Gangs of convicted terrorists recruit prisoners for Al Qaeda in UK

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Hard talk: Reporter David Rose interviews a Muslim inmate at Whitemoor prison To reach the heart of HM Prison Belmarsh is a bleak and time-consuming process. It means a thorough search at the gate, the issuing of a special biometric identity card, and a long, repetitive journey through successive electronic gates in the vast, brick-built perimeter and concentric layers of razor-wire fence. It is a... 

Head of Russian church opposes 'mindless copying' of western values

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the conference “From Ancient Russia to the Russian Federation: History of Russian Statehood” at the Moscow State University Patriarch Kirill said the Orthodox Church did not intend to merge with the state but advised to stop copying western ways and values as this would mean ‘an eternal lagging behind’. Speaking to Moscow State University... 

Madonna: "We Have a Black Muslim in the White House"

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At a Washington, D.C. concert on Monday night, pop star Madonna praised Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights progress, leading her to demand the audience to support President Barack Obama, whom she sarcastically called the country’s “black Muslim in the White House”. “It is amazing and incredible that we have an African American in the White House… Y’all better... 

French cardinal warns: polygamy, incest could follow legalization

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France’s most senior Roman Catholic cleric has been accused of “flipping his lid” after the Cardinal warned that plans to legalise same-sex marriage would open the door to polygamy and incest. Bertrand Delanoe, the Socialist mayor of Paris and one of France’s few openly gay politicians, expressed his shock at the comments, made at the weekend, by Cardinal Philippe Barbarin,... 

Saudi security forces destroy Shia mosque in Awamiyah

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Saudi protesters hold an anti-regime demonstration in Eastern Province. Saudi security forces have demolished a Shia mosque in Eastern Province as anti-regime demonstrations continue in the country. The Ein Imam Hussein Mosque was razed by the regime forces as part of the crackdown on protesters in the town of Awamiyah. Prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nemr al-Nemr used to lead daily prayers in the mosque... 

Alleged creator of infamous anti-Muslim film questioned by police in LA

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The filmmaker allegedly responsible for the anti-Muslim film ‘Innocence of Muslims,’ which sparked anti-US protests around world, was called in by Los Angeles police for questioning, county officials confirmed. Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, 55, was taken to a police station in Cerritos, California, where he was interviewed by federal probation officers, LA County Sheriff Department spokesperson... 

The Christian Name

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For centuries the practice of naming one’s child after a saint was almost second nature. Typically, Catholics named their child after the saint on whose day he was born. Over the past few decades, however, the invasion of secularism and moral relativism has worked to undermine the family and religious faith threatening, in turn, this and other such Christian traditions. Swept away by the lack... 

New war between Sudan and South Sudan possible?

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Negotiations between Sudan and South Sudan, aimed to conclude a contract on the borders between the two countries, continue in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. The contract will allow the countries to finally resolve the differences related to the transportation of oil from South Sudan through the Northern Sudan. The UN Security Council gave the two countries the time until September 22 to sign... 
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