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Ethiopia: 3 Days Of Mourning For Islamic State Killings

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CBSDC/AP) — Ethiopia’s government has declared three days of mourning after confirming that many Ethiopians held captive in Libya were killed by the Islamic State group, after the group released a video […]


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Study: Muslims To Outnumber Christians Worldwide At 2070

Shifts in the world’s major religions will see Islam growing faster than any other faith, with the number of Muslims nearly equaling that of Christians by 2050.


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Monitoring Group: ISIS Kidnaps At Least 220 Christians In Syria

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have seized more than 200 Assyrian Christians in raids on about 10 villages in northeast Syria this week, a monitoring group said Thursday.


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Survey: More Than 2,000 Christians Killed Worldwide In 2013 Because Of Their Faith

A new survey finds that there were more than 2,000 reported cases worldwide of Christians killed because of their faith in 2013, nearly doubling the total from 2012.


Israeli and Christian leaders reacted negatively to the comments in which he suggested that Israel is responsible for Christian exile from the Holy Land, saying Bethlehem is “under occupation,” the Times of Israel reports. (Photo credit should read MUSA AL-SHAER/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel Responds To Abbas Comment That Jesus Was ‘Palestinian Messenger’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas labeled Jesus Christ a “Palestinian messenger” in a Christmas greeting issued earlier this week.


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Christian Parents Who Fled Germany To Home-School Kids To Appeal Asylum Case To Supreme Court

Attorneys for Christian parents who fled Germany in order to home school their children but have been denied U.S. asylum said they are preparing to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case and were working with Congress to try to change asylum law.


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Obama: Easter, Passover A Time To Pray, Reflect

President Barack Obama is wishing a joyful Easter to those who celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.


President Obama delivered an impassioned speech at the 61st annual National Prayer Breakfast. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Obama Delivers Deeply Religious Speech At National Prayer Breakfast

President Barack Obama’s speech at the 61st annual National Prayer Breakfast address used passionate language to describe his Christian faith.


A mass majority of the world's population associates themselves with a religion, but a growing worldwide group is the "religiously unaffiliated." (Photo by Andrew Cowie - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Study: ‘No Affiliation’ Is Third-Largest Religious Group Worldwide

A growing trend emerged from a comprehensive 2010 study of worldwide religions: roughly one-in-six (1.1 billion, 16 percent) of the world’s population claims no religious affiliation.