February 2008 Headlines

Hillary Clinton Speaks on Faith, Politics

CWN.com - Former first lady Hillary Clinton talked with CBN News reporter David Brody about the importance of faith and forgiveness.

Anne Graham Lotz's Message for Women

CWN - Billy Graham's daughter, Anne Graham Lotz, recently visited the Philippines to share the gospel.

U.S. Aid Worker Killed in Afghanistan

CBNNews.com - A U.S. aid worker, who had dedicated her life to serving the people in Afghanistan, has reportedly been killed.

Putin Unlikely to Yield His Power

CWN.com - Russia's constitution forbids current president, Vladimir Putin, from seeking another term.

WorldWatch: Church News across the Globe

CWN.com - Here's what has been going on around the world to affect the global church.

India's Hindu Extremists Target Christians

CWN.com - NEW DELHI, India - A group of around 30 Hindu extremists suspected to be from the Bajrang Dal, youth wing of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad , pelted a Catholic church with stones and vandalized vehicles of church members on February 24 in New Delhi.

Discipleship Efforts Leads to 43 New Churches

CWN.com - RICHMOND, Va. --Ten framed diplomas line the wooden slats of a home in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Cuba Libre?

CWN - Cuba ― The change in Cuba's leadership is sparking debate over changes in foreign policy at the highest levels of the U.S. government, meanwhile U.S. Christian groups and Cuba's churches are preparing for a spiritual harvest.

A New Muslim Nation in Europe?

Kosovo, a former province of Serbia, caused international furor when it declared its independence this week.

Cuba's Baptists Hope to Expand Influence

CWN.com - NASHVILLE, Tenn. - While reaction to the resignation of Fidel Castro was quiet in Cuba, Baptists are looking ahead to their work on the island.

Renowned Evangelist Passes Away

Well-known evangelist Dr. D.G.S. Dhinakaran passed away on what would be Wednesday morning in India (late Tuesday night in the U.S.). He was 73.

Voting on their Knees

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The chairman of Pakistan's ruling party conceded defeat Tuesday after opposition parities scored wins in parliamentary elections that could threaten the rule of President Pervez Musharraf - America's close ally in the war on terror.

Nigeria Riots Target Christians

SUMAILA, Nigeria, - A policeman was killed and two Christian teenagers were injured in this town in Kano state when Muslim high school students went on a rampage over claims that a Christian student had written a "blasphemous" article on the prophet of Islam, Muhammad.

Helping Africa: Bush's Greatest Legacy?

WASHINGTON - President Bush is on a mission in Africa to showcase the success of an historic foreign policy: his emergency plan for AIDS relief, known as PEPFAR. How are faith-based groups helping? Watch Serge Duss, senior advisor for global affairs for World Vision, following this report.

John Gimenez Dies at 76

CWN  - Most of America came to know John Gimenez through the prayer rallies he organized in Washington, D.C.

Underground Reality Challenges Teens' Faith

CWN.com - Take two teens from Australia's Blue Mountains, unite them with six American teens and send them to Vietnam.

The Gypsy Gospel

CWN.com - RICHMOND, Va. - "Why did you wait so long to come?" Saidi* asked through tears.

Teen Mania Holds Rally in Times Square

Hundreds of Christian teen-agers filled Times Square over the weekend.

Jew nor Greek: Church Bridges Race Divide

Last year provided a number of examples highlighting how race is still an issue in this country.

Operation Blessing Helps Victims in Kenya

CWN - At a cemetery in Nairobi, a two and a half year old girl named Mary is being laid to rest. She is a recent victim of the violence that is sweeping Kenya and sending the nation into turmoil.

North Korea: Worst Christian Persecutor

CWN.com - A new report says that Christians in North Korea are persecuted harsher than in any other country.

WorldWatch: Updates on the Global Church

CWN.com - Keep an eye on WorldWatch and stay informed about the global church.

Bush: Personal Prayer Has Helped Me

President Bush said the power of prayer has helped him cope with the stresses of leading the nation.

Kay Warren on Helping HIV/AIDS Victims

This week U.S. President George Bush asked Congress for $30 billion more to fight the AIDS pandemic in Africa.

Evangelical Vote Up for Grabs

CWN.com - A new poll by the Barna Group shows that, with nine months left before the general election, a significant portion of evangelicals are not committed to either party.

North Korea: A Deadly Regime

CWN.com - Christians in North Korea faced more persecution in 2007 than ever before, according to Open Doors International, a ministry to the persecuted church.

Costa Rica's Bikers for Christ

CWN.com - High school students of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast have gathered for a visit from a very special group - a motorcycle club.

Worldwatch: Updates on the Global Church

CWN.com - Keep an eye on Christianity around the globe with WorldWatch.

Kenyan Pastor Believing for Peace

CWN.com - In Kenya, many say the death toll from post-election rioting could be as high as 1,000 people.