Sri Lanka OKs commission to oversee Chinese-built port city

File photo: A Chinese construction worker stands on land that was reclaimed from the Indian Ocean for the Colombo Port City project, initiated as part of China’s ambitious One Belt One Road initiative, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s Parliament on Thursday passed a law installing a powerful economic commission to administer a huge … Read more

Texas governor signs law banning abortions early as 6 weeks

Photo: Instagram/Greg Abbott AUSTIN: Texas became the largest state Wednesday with a law that bans abortions before many women even know they are pregnant, but with a unique provision that essentially leaves enforcement to private citizens through lawsuits against doctors or anyone who helps a woman get an abortion. The law signed by Republican Gov. … Read more

Sri Lankan court: China-built port board needs approval by public referendum

File photo: A Chinese construction worker stands on land that was reclaimed from the Indian Ocean for the Colombo Port City project. COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s top court has ruled that some provisions of legislation to set up a powerful economic commission in a Chinese-built port city violate the constitution and require approval by a public … Read more

Most Americans Pray But Disagree about How Prayer Works

NEWS PROVIDED BYThe Presidential Prayer TeamAug. 4, 2020 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — Since the advent of the Coronavirus crisis millions of Americans have addressed the fears and challenges raised by COVID-19 through prayer. As part of a new two-dimensional national survey of U.S. adults commissioned by The Presidential Prayer Team, a … Read more

Life Legal Seeks to Uphold Abortion Regulations in Minnesota

NEWS PROVIDED BYLife Legal Defense FoundationJuly 31, 2020 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 31, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — Life Legal filed a motion to intervene today in a lawsuit that threatens virtually every state restriction on abortion. Minneapolis attorney Sam Diehl filed the motion in Minnesota District Court on behalf of the Minnesota State Senate, arguing Minnesota … Read more

Cynicism Growing Over Covid Edicts

NEW YORK, July 30, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why people are ignoring Covid-19 health warnings: Ideally, the public should follow the advice of public health experts in times of a pandemic. They should also listen to news reports, and abide by what their elected officials have to say. … Read more

Cynicism Growing Over Covid Edicts

NEW YORK, July 30, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why people are ignoring Covid-19 health warnings: Ideally, the public should follow the advice of public health experts in times of a pandemic. They should also listen to news reports, and abide by what their elected officials have to say. … Read more

D. James Kennedy Ministries Survey Reveals Christian Hunger for Fearless Pulpits

NEWS PROVIDED BYD. James Kennedy MinistriesJuly 27, 2020 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 27, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — A write-in survey sent to friends and supporters of D. James Kennedy Ministries reveals that respondents, by overwhelming margins, want their pastors to speak out on moral and cultural concerns. On issue after issue–abortion, religious liberty, poverty, sexual … Read more