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08/18/2017 03:22 PM
How these brave Iraqi women are sewing signs of hope from a mark of terror
When Islamic State began identifying Christians by the Arabic 'n' letter – which stands for Nazarene – there did not seem much to celebrate. But now the 'n' symbol has a new purpose, the Bible Society reports.

08/18/2017 02:05 PM
Barcelona terror attack: Are we becoming desensitised to barbarity?
Maybe those of us who can only watch on in horror can fall victim to the banality of evil too.

08/18/2017 02:04 PM
White evangelicals are being criticised on race – but Billy Graham showed the way
One of the world's greatest evangelists showed how it was possible to overcome the prejudices and assumptions of early upbringing.

08/18/2017 01:39 PM
It's worse than you think: Four things Christians get wrong about 'sin'
A recent survey by LifeWay Research probed American views on 'sin'. But sin, a theological concept at the heart of Christianity, can be tragically misunderstood both in and outside the Church.

08/18/2017 12:12 PM
Evangelicals in Spain: 'Respond to terror with values that respect the life of Jesus'
'The gospel shows us that the only way in which evil is overcome is not with more evil, but with good.'

08/18/2017 12:02 PM
Pastor Greg Boyd: 'America was founded as a white supremacist nation'
A leading white evangelical pastor is calling on Christians to recognise the white supremacy across America and for the Church to denounce it.

08/18/2017 11:49 AM
Christian Aid launches appeal to help victims of 'deluge of devastation' in Sierra Leone
Nearly 350 people have died, including more than 120 children. A further 600 individuals remain unaccounted for, while more than 100 people are seriously injured. More deaths are expected.

08/18/2017 11:25 AM
Leprosy 'airbrushed' out of Princess Diana's documentaries
Leprosy campaigners are accusing Princess Diana's documentary makers of 'airbrushing' out her work with patients amid an alarming re-emergence of the disease.

08/18/2017 11:10 AM
A level results and the subversion of truth – why Christian chaplains are dismayed
In many schools there has developed an overweening culture of micro-management of teaching and learning. Many creative teachers feel increasingly unable to teach in ways that they know to be effective. Chaplains look on, aghast, as politicians and leaders of quangos subvert truth and debase the true values of education.

08/18/2017 10:40 AM
Northern Ireland same-sex marriage ban not up to us, says High Court
A judge has rejected two cases challenging Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage, saying it is up to politicians not the courts to decide social policy.

08/18/2017 10:39 AM
Barcelona terror: Pope Francis joins Catholics in praying for victims of 'utterly reprehensible' attack
Pope Francis is joining other Catholic leaders to pray for victims of a terrorist attack on Barcelona on Thursday evening.

08/18/2017 10:13 AM
You can meet God anywhere, but are there special spiritual places?
Just how important are certain physical places to our faith as Christians?

08/18/2017 10:09 AM
The best Christian movie you've never seen: Meet The Pretender
Thank the Good Lord for Amazon Prime. Without it, we'd have no access to the swathes of terrible, obscure and until-recently-deleted-from-sale movies and TV shows that have found a new home in its back catalogue.

08/18/2017 09:54 AM
White evangelical leader begs forgiveness over racism as James Murdoch rips Trump
As James Murdoch pledges $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League, a leading white evangelical Christian has issued an open letter of repentance for the 'vile acts of hatred and terrorism' in Charlottesville.

08/18/2017 09:03 AM
Romanian Orthodox Church confronts bishop's sex tape scandal
Romania's Orthodox Church leaders are meeting in an extraordinary session to deal with a sex scandal involving one of its bishops.

08/18/2017 08:58 AM
Christian summer camp in Greece burned down in forest fire
A Christian summer camp in Greece was burned down this summer as the country faced an onslaught of forest fires.

08/18/2017 08:49 AM
Descendants of Confederate generals say statues should be removed if 'offensive'
Descendants of Confederate leaders and slave owners, whose statues are at the heart of a controversy around white supremacy in the US, are calling for them to be taken down.

08/18/2017 07:44 AM
Please pray for our city: A Christian writes from Barcelona
No one, no city, ever deserves this to happen on their streets. But here in Barcelona, a place where we've arrived as immigrants to start a new life, where we've been so warmly welcomed, the sense of heartbreak is amplified.

08/18/2017 07:31 AM
Spain hunts driver who killed 13 in Barcelona van attack
Spain mounted a sweeping anti-terror operation on Friday after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona.

08/17/2017 09:50 PM
At least 12 dead in Barcelona terrorist van attack; Islamic State claims responsibility
A van mowed through crowds of tourists on Barcelona's most famous avenue on Thursday, killing about a dozen people in an attack that was claimed by Islamic State.