Model of humanitarian aid for persecuted Christians must change, experts say

May 26th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

Christopher White May 1, 2020 NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT In a file photo, Stephen Rasche, the U.S. lawyer who serves the archbishop of Irbil, Iraq, as coordinator for the return of Christian refugees, and Father Sala Kajo, who oversees resettlement of Christian refugees to the Iraqi village of Teleskeof, are pictured outside the Cathedral of Christ the King in Liverpool, England, Oct. 10. (Credit: Simon Caldwell/CNS.) NEW YORK – Advocates for Christians in the Middle East are …Read More

Scaring Parents Of Trans Kids With Suicide Shuts Down Their Ability To Consider Options For Their Kids

May 26th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

If parents of transgender kids have no soft place to land when they realize what’s been done to them and their children, how can they ever hope to heal? By Maria Keffler MAY 22, 2020 As one of the co-founders of the Arlington Parent Coalition, an organization that helps parents demand accountability from public schools on issues of parental rights, sex and gender training, and children’s protections, I receive considerable venom from transgender-rights groups and people who have …Read More

Religious freedom ‘under threat’ in Europe

May 13th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

Believers at the Lourdes grotto in Oostakker, Belgium on 08 May 2020. Normally in May it is very busy. Jonathan Raa/NurPhoto/PA Images The Brussels-based commission representing the European Union’s Catholic bishops, COMECE has warned against the continued forced closure of places of worship during the Covid-19 pandemic, and called for their reopening to be consulted and coordinated with Church leaders. “Freedom of religion, including freedom of worship, is a fundamental right and real necessity for …Read More

Marie Stopes abortion charity – which ’empowers women to take control of their futures’ – accepted millions of pounds in funding from US porn baron

May 13th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

 Marie Stopes International (MSI) has received more than £7.5million from sex-toy salesman Phil Harvey CEO of the Adam & Eve porn company Critics have accused the charity of betraying its stated aim of ’empowering women and girls to take control of their futures’ Adam & Eve gives away 25 per cent of its profits through Mr Harvey’s charitable foundation, DKT International By MICHAEL POWELL FOR THE MAIL ON SUNDAY PUBLISHED: 22:00 BST, 9 May 2020 | UPDATED: 01:30 BST, 10 …Read More

THE UNITED NATIONS IS USING CORONAVIRUS FUNDING TO PROMOTE ABORTION | OPINION

May 12th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

 As the world stands transfixed by the decision of the United States to evaluate its funding of the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations is moving forward with a $2.01 billion response to the coronavirus pandemic. The plan raises significant cause for concern, given the emphasis on the provision of abortion for women—including girls. Despite laudable efforts to contain and address damages from the pandemic in the areas of food security and nutrition, physical …Read More

Sewer Cleaners Wanted in Pakistan: Only Christians Need Apply.

May 12th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

In Pakistan, descendants of lower-caste Hindus who converted to Christianity centuries ago still find themselves marginalized, relegated to dirty jobs and grim fates. Jamshed Eric working in a sewer in Karachi last year. He feels it is only a matter of time before he dies on the job.Credit…Zia ur-Rehman By Zia ur-Rehman and Maria Abi-Habib May 4, 2020 KARACHI, Pakistan — Before Jamshed Eric plunges deep below Karachi’s streets to clean out clogged sewers with his bare hands, …Read More

China’s Religious Persecution in the Time of Coronavirus

May 12th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

By Susan Crabtree – RCP Staff April 27, 2020 (Xie Huanchi/Xinhua via AP) It’s a portrait of contrasts in the age of pandemic. In the United States, small but passionate protests have broken out in recent weeks as some workers and worshipers chafe at being quarantined — even as most federal and state governments caution against full and abrupt re-openings. Meanwhile, in the People’s Republic of China, where the coronavirus originated, citizens live in abject fear over …Read More

International report identifies worst violators of religious freedom

May 12th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

Summary USCIRF notes tentative steps forward in some countries such as Sudan and Uzbekistan Report urges U.S.-Administration to continue to prioritize international religious freedom WASHINGTON DC (29 April 2020) – Religious liberty remains under threat worldwide. This is the finding of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom in its annual report published this week. The report identifies 14 countries as “countries of particular concern” for their “systematic, ongoing, and egregious” violations of religious freedom, and recommends 15 …Read More

Dutch cardinal fears surge in euthanasia

May 12th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

An unidentified man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and who refused to eat sleeps peacefully the day before passing away in a nursing home in Utrecht, Netherlands. Cardinal Willem Eijk of Utrecht predicted the number of euthanasia cases in the Netherlands will surge after the country’s highest court gave the green light to allow the killing of dementia patients no longer able to give their consent.CNS photo/Michael Kooren, Reuters BY  SIMON CALDWELL, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE April …Read More

Harvard Smears Homeschooling Parents and Their Children

April 22nd, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

An article in Harvard Magazine peddles stereotypes about parents using homeschooling as a guise for abuse and paints homeschool parents as incompetent and stupid. (Photo: Mayur Kakade/Getty Images) COMMENTARY BY Nicole [email protected]_nm Nicole Russell is a contributor to The Daily Signal. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, National Review, Politico, The Washington Times, The American Spectator, and Parents Magazine. In what has to be one of the most outrageous, misguided—frankly, …Read More