by Mindy Belz
International | United States stays out of far-reaching global migration accord
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/18/18, 02:30 pm
More than 160 United Nations member states last week signed a first-of-its-kind accord to improve the treatment and safety of migrants around the world.
Several nations, including the United States, abstained from the agreement over concerns it would infringe on their sovereignty.
Persecution | In continuing crackdown, police detained Early Rain Church members worshipping at a park
by June Cheng
Posted 12/17/18, 12:00 pm
On Sunday morning, members of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China, tried to meet together for Sunday worship only to have police detain about 60 people and shut down outdoor services. Several small groups found spaces to meet and worship without incident.