Posts Tagged ‘ prayer ’

Group: ‘Laos Detains Christians For Praying, Preaching’

Sep 9th, 2015 | By

Authorities in central Laos have detained a Christian leader and a fellow believer for “spreading Christian religion” as part of a wider crackdown on evangelical Christians in the Asian nation, a well-informed Christian rights group said.

Saudi Arabia Detains 30 Christians For Worship At House Church

Sep 13th, 2014 | By
Smiles then, but none now

Concerns remained Thursday, September 11, over the whereabouts of dozens of Christians detained in Saudi Arabia for worshiping in an underground house church, Christians said. President Obama has no comment on this or any other Saudi outrage against humanity.

Honor The Fallen Today

May 26th, 2014 | By

Watch and distribute this inspiring tribute to the U.S. military this Memorial Day. Remember their sacrifices and pray for their families. Pray today for wise political leaders who understand the importance of our military in preserving peace and freedom for our nation and for other nations threatened by tyrants.

RFC Chairman Reacts To Public Prayer Ruling By Supreme Court

May 6th, 2014 | By
My Life Without God

William J. Murray, chairman of the Religious Freedom Coalition, is encouraged by yesterday’s Supreme Court decision upholding prayers in Town Hall meetings.

Murray was interviewed by Jerome Corsi for WorldNetDaily. Murray was at the center of the infamous Supreme Court decision in 1963 that threw prayer out of the public schools.

Murray’s mother, Madalyn Murray O’Hair, was a notorious atheist activist who sued the Baltimore School District for requiring each school day to start with Bible reading or the Lord’s Prayer.

U.S. Supreme Court Strongly Affirms That Americans Are Free To Pray

May 5th, 2014 | By

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday strongly affirmed the freedom of Americans to pray according to their own beliefs at public meetings. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent the town of Greece, N.Y. in the lawsuit, Town of Greece v. Galloway. Lead counsel and allied attorney Thomas G. Hungar of the Washington, D.C. law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP argued the case before the Supreme Court in November of last year.

Forbes Releases Statement Defending Legislative Prayer in Town of Greece v. Galloway

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

“Today [November 6] the Supreme Court considered a vital question: under what circumstances may a legislative body begin its sessions with prayer?  Our nation can trace the time-honored tradition of opening legislative sessions with prayer back to the First Continental Congress.  However, today the Court was asked to make a radical, unwarranted departure from the Constitution.  

Peace for Syria: World leaders call for fasting and prayer today

Sep 7th, 2013 | By

Global and national leaders, including Pope Francis, have called for a world day of prayer and fasting on September 7th. The Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation firmly believes that 2 Chronicles 7:14 is a promise for Believers today,

Chairman’s Report – August 16, 2013

Aug 16th, 2013 | By

In this issue: A report on the car bombings against Christians over two years in the Christian majority city of Jaramana, Syria / Several congressmen introduce resolution asking for protection of Egyptian Christians / Congressmen defend the right of legislators to pray at meetings / Florida public school textbooks trash Christianity and call Mohammed “God’s Messenger”

Forbes, Scalise Lead Members In Filing Amicus Brief With Supreme Court In Legislative Prayer Case

Aug 6th, 2013 | By
Congressman Randy Forbes

Last Friday, 85 Members of the House of Representatives filed an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court in the case of Town of Greece v. Galloway, supporting the constitutional practice of legislatures opening their sessions with prayer.

Obama Opposes Religious Liberty Amendments For U.S. Military

Jun 18th, 2013 | By

The Commander-in-Chief of our Armed Forces doesn’t want our soldiers, sailors, Marines, and airmen to have religious liberty.

Obama’s press office released a statement recently that any amendment protecting religious liberty in the military “would require the Armed Forces to accommodate, except in cases of military necessity, ‘actions and speech’ reflecting the ‘conscience, moral principles, or religious beliefs of the member.”