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In this image made from an undated video provided Thursday, June 5, 2014, by Al Fajer, a Sudanese nongovernmental organization, Meriam Ibrahim, sitting next to Martin, her 18-month-old son, holds her newborn baby girl that she gave birth to in jail last week, as the NGO visits her in a room at a prison in Khartoum, Sudan. The Sudanese woman sentenced to death for refusing to recant her Christian faith after allegedly converting from Islam has appealed the sentence, her lawyer said. (AP Photo/Al Fajer)

Sudanese woman appeals ‘apostasy’ death sentence

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for refusing to recant her Christian faith after allegedly converting from Islam has appealed the sentence, her lawyer said. The appeal demands the release of […]

06/05/2014

In this Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, television personality Kim Kardashian poses for photographers at the red carpet during the 40th anniversary of Cosmopolitan magazine in Spanish in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

Kim Kardashian wades into Syria war debate

BEIRUT (AP) — Kim Kardashian has waded into Syria’s conflict, calling on fans through Twitter to save the ancient Armenian Christian village of Kassab, whose residents fled as rebels seized control of the hamlet in […]

04/01/2014

Extremists kill 12 in Nigerian Christian villages

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists targeted two Christian villages in mainly Muslim northeast Nigeria and killed at least 12 civilians including guests at a wedding reception, witnesses said Monday. The soldiers fighting to […]

12/30/2013

Dec. 22, 2013: Israeli soldiers stand during the "Israeli Christians Recruitment Forum" in Nazareth. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Push to recruit Arab Christians into Israeli army

NAZARETH, Israel (AP) — Dozens of Israeli soldiers respectfully rose from their seats as the Israeli national anthem began playing. The tinny recording of “Hatikva,” an ode to the Jewish yearning for the Land of […]

12/27/2013

Actor Brady White portrays Santa Claus as he looks at a 25-carat rough Forevermark diamond  offered in the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book, Oct. 8, 2013, in Dallas.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Christmas is more cultural than religious for many

NEW YORK (AP) — For a number of Americans, Christmas has largely lost its religious meaning, becoming an occasion focused instead on visiting family and friends and exchanging gifts, according to a new survey released […]

12/18/2013

An Egyptian man walks in front of a pharmacy marked with anti-Coptic and anti-coup graffiti in Assiut, Upper Egypt, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Islamists may be on the defensive in Cairo, but in Egypt's deep south they still have much sway and audacity: over the past week, they have stepped up a hate campaign against the area's Christians. Blaming the broader Coptic community for the July 3 coup that removed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, Islamists have marked Christian homes, stores and churches with crosses and threatening graffiti. Arabic grafitti reads, "No to the coup and yes to legitimacy." (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

Egypt’s coup puts Christians in a corner

ASSIUT, Egypt (AP) — It was nighttime and 10,000 Islamists were marching down the most heavily Christian street in this ancient Egyptian city, chanting “Islamic, Islamic, despite the Christians.” A half-dozen kids were spray-painting “Boycott […]

08/08/2013

Maggie and Michael sound bite

How to make your marriage last longer than the wedding

It’s the time of year when many people are planning their weddings. Marriage coach Jerome Vincent Carter discusses some of the secrets to a long and happy marriage in this interview with Maggie and Michael:

07/10/2013

The Crystal Cathedral in a 2010 AP file photo.

Crystal Cathedral church gets new name

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — The church once known as California’s Crystal Cathedral has been renamed Shepherd’s Grove. The church is moving next month to St. Callistus Catholic Church in Orange. The Roman Catholic Diocese of […]

05/17/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama: Israel visit made Easter extra special

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he “felt the spirit of Jesus Christ” on a recent visit to Israel and it made this Easter particularly special for him.

04/05/2013

Egyptian army armored vehicle deployed on street during anti-government protests, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Protesters defy army order to clear out

CAIRO (AP) – Protesters in Egypt are defying an army order to leave the area around the presidential palace. After a night of deadly clashes, the army sealed off the palace with barbed wire and armored vehicles.

12/06/2012

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