Pompeo: ‘State-sponsored suppression of all religions’ is on the rise in China

Pompeo: ‘State-sponsored suppression of all religions’ is on the rise in China

by WorldTribune Staff, June 11, 2020 In sharp contrast to that of the United States, the Chinese government is continuing to crack down on ethnic and religious minorities, including Falun Gong members, Tibetan Buddhists, Muslims, and underground Protestant and Catholic churches, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on June 10. “In China, state-sponsored repression […]

Judge blocks North Carolina governor’s church shutdown order

Judge blocks North Carolina governor’s church shutdown order

by WorldTribune Staff, May 17, 2020 A federal judge on Saturday blocked Democratic North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s coronavirus lockdown order which essentially prohibited most churches from holding indoor services. Judge James C. Dever III made the ruling days after two Baptist churches, a minister and a Christian revival group filed a federal lawsuit seeking […]

Pence: ‘Loudest voices for intolerance today have little tolerance for Christian beliefs’

Pence: ‘Loudest voices for intolerance today have little tolerance for Christian beliefs’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 13, 2019 Despite freedom of religion being enshrined in the First Amendment, many today “have little tolerance for traditional Christian beliefs,” Vice President Mike Pence said on May 11 in a commencement address at Liberty University. Pence told the graduates: “Because we live in a time when it’s become acceptable and […]

Exceptionalism: Pew poll finds Americans excel in prayer and wealth

Exceptionalism: Pew poll finds Americans excel in prayer and wealth

by WorldTribune Staff, May 5, 2019 Religious freedom has created an “open religious market” in which Americans pray on a daily basis more than any other wealthy nation, according to the Pew Research Center. On May 2, the National Day of Prayer, Pew noted that 55 percent of Americans pray daily. The world average is […]

PM defers to UK’s Muslims, denies asylum to targeted Pakistani Christian woman

PM defers to UK’s Muslims, denies asylum to targeted Pakistani Christian woman

by WorldTribune Staff, November 26, 2018 British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected a Pakistani Christian woman’s asylum request after being advised that the move would “stoke tensions” among the UK’s three million Muslims. May refused to grant asylum to Asia Bibi, a Christian who has been hunted by Muslim lynch mobs since her death sentence […]