International

Justin Bieber’s Mom Prays for Him after He Gets into a Fight

Justin Bieber’s Mom Prays for Him after He Gets into a Fight

Justin’s Bieber’s mother recently spoke about her relationship with her son and tweeted a prayer that the Holy Spirit would “come and teach” him after he reportedly was involved in a fight during an NBA finals game. “Holy Spirit come and teach us each who you are. Amen,” Pattie Mallette, Bieber’s mother, tweeted. Mallette, who […]

Gospel for Asia Sued for Fraud

A Dallas-based law firm filed a class-action lawsuit on Feb. 8 against Gospel for Asia Inc. (GFA), alleging the Texas-based international ministry has engaged in fraud and racketeering. GFA has claimed that hundreds of millions it has received in donations have gone to help the poor and preach the gospel. The lawsuit, though, alleges that […]

Israel to provide India with better, cheaper health care

Israel to provide India with better, cheaper health care

A new program by a World Bank-associated group could see local firms get a foothold in one of the world’s most emerging economies Already close collaborators in areas like defense and agritech, Israel and India will soon be working together on health technologies, through the good offices of the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation. Following […]

World Religious Leaders Condemn Paris Carnage

World Religious Leaders Condemn Paris Carnage

World religious leaders and institutions – from Pope Francis to the leaders of Al Azhar University in Egypt – condemned the series of attacks overnight in Paris which left more than 120 people dead. “We are shocked by this new manifestation of maddening, terrorist violence and hatred which we condemn in the most radical way […]

Pope Declares Sept. 1 ‘World Day of Prayer’ for Environment

Pope Declares Sept. 1 ‘World Day of Prayer’ for Environment

The Vatican on Aug. 10 announced a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the latest move by Pope Francis to push environmental issues up the global agenda. The World Day will be celebrated annually on Sept. 1, in line with the Orthodox Church’s day for the protection of the environment, the pope […]

Nepal tables draft of new constitution, defying court order

Kathmandu: Nepalese lawmakers tabled the draft of a long-awaited new constitution in parliament late on Tuesday, prompting protests from opposition members who tore up copies of the charter and said it violated a recent court order. Spurred by April’s devastating quake, Nepal’s parties struck a historic deal to end years of limbo and draw up […]