The Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organisation and its supporters are reportedly celebrating and praising the man who launched the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil single-handedly, calling him "one of the soldiers of the caliphate in America.''
Thousands more people have fled from the Islamic State-held city of Fallujah through an exit corridor secured by the Iraqi army even as an offensive to retake the city from the terror group rages into its third week.
The recent move of four Internet giants to curb "hate speech'' including "homophobia'' on social media, through an agreement with the European Union, has raised concerns on free speech among social conservatives.
Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto has suffered a "severe setback'' in the local elections this week after he announced plans to recognise gay marriage and homosexual adoption throughout the country, news reports say.
Catholics in France and Belgium—two countries still haunted by bloody terrorist attacks by the Islamic State (ISIS)—are facing a new wave of attacks from suspected Islamist militants, the latest of which was the burning of the altar at the Church of St. Madeleine-de-l'Île in Martigues, about 800 km south of Paris.
Pope Francis canonised Swedish nun Mary Elizabeth Hesselblad and Polish monk Stanislaus Papczynski, the first to be proclaimed saints during the Jubilee of Mercy, in a ceremony attended by thousands of pilgrims at St. Peter's Square, on Sunday.
An Iraqi Christian mother in her 30s who fled the ISIS stronghold of Mosul has told the horror she endured in the hands of the terror group wherein she was "married and divorced" as many as nine times a night only to give her tormentors a twisted justification for rape.
A father and his two teenage sons in the Swedish city of Lidingö were left dumbfounded after the Swedish government allegedly ordered them to leave their home by August this year to make way for asylum seekers from the Middle East.
Two employees of U.S Catholic bishops have been found expressing public support for gay marriage through social media, according to the latest report of the Lepanto Institute, a research and education organisation dedicated to the defence of the Catholic Church.
This year's 20th gay pride parade at Brazil's biggest city has been a clash of worldviews between the LGBT liberals and those who defend Christian values in politics, according to CBN News.
Tech giants Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube have joined forces and committed to efficiently combat hateful online content and terrorist propaganda as part of a new "code of conduct'' formulated and announced Tuesday by the European Union (EU).
An Oregon woman who recently wrote an op-ed for the Oregonian about her stand on transgender issues, said it was "unjust" for women particularly those living in shelters to be jeopardised of their security at the expense of gender ideology.
A Christian woman falsely accused of blasphemy has asserted her innocence and declined to leave her home in order to protect her neighbours from becoming targets of a mob.
The Islamic State (ISIS) apparently is now using social media to sell captured girls and women online in another possible indication of the terrorist group's financial woes brought about by the sustained military operation of anti-ISIS forces.
Amid the political turmoil in Brazil, evangelical Christians are reportedly being brought to the forefront of the political arena as a new government takes provisional charge of the country.