Religion
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Persecution mounting

International | A new report finds increasing worldwide oppression of Christians, especially women
by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 1/22/19, 03:20 pm

Authoritarianism, religious nationalism, and spreading Islamic extremism fueled the unprecedented growth of persecution against Christians last year, according to a new report from Open Doors. The organization released its annual World Watch List on Wednesday.

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Joining a mob

Protest | Christians participate in rush to judgment after viral video; only some apologize after context revealed
by Megan Basham
Posted 1/21/19, 12:12 pm

Approximately 15 seconds of video from the March for Life had many Christian leaders united in a harsh condemnation of an anonymous teenage boy this weekend.

The clip showed a tight shot of a Catholic high schooler in a red “Make America Great Again” hat grinning, or, to some minds, sneering, at a Native American veteran who stood inches away playing a drum. The clip was circulated with the claim that the boy and his classmates surrounded and taunted the veteran by chanting, “Build the wall.”

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No religious test

Politics | Senate condemns the questioning of a judicial nominee about his membership in a Catholic service group
by Steve West
Posted 1/17/19, 05:54 pm

The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning the anti-religious questioning of a judicial nominee by two Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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