December 2008 Headlines
Many different questions are addressed in a special CBN News debate between two men with very different answers.
Heavy snow in the West is contributing to some of the worst avalanche conditions on record. Seven snowmobilers were killed in an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies.
EDITOR'S NOTE: We're taking a look back at some of the top stories of 2008. This is one of them. For updates on these stories, search the Christian World News archives on the web.
U.S. dependence on oil has led to an unprecedented transfer of wealth to the Muslim nations of the Middle East. And now it seems they are using that money to advance an Islamic agenda.
BETHLEHEM, Israel -- CBN News recently went to Bethlehem to find out how some Christians are celebrating Christmas with the help of CBN's Operation Blessing.
Christmas is a time for giving and this year, one Indian girl received a gift she'll never forget.
Israeli leaders are divided over whether to launch a major ground offensive into the Gaza Strip.
Panjshir valley, AFGHANISTAN - The news out of Afghanistan lately has been anything but good.
TEL AVIV, Israel -- A shaky cease-fire between Israel and Hamas expired Friday.
Political correctness has become a buzz word at our nation's schools. From college campuses down to elementary schools, there are countless reports of teachers and administrators going to extremes to make sure no one is offended.
The Hindu snowmen displayed on the lawn at Westminster Abbey as part of a multicultural Christmas display, were not included in the traditional nativity scene, a church spokesman says.
Episcopal presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori says some Anglicans who oppose her church's consecration of a gay bishop have made an "idol" out of sexuality.
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says Iraq has failed to protect Christians.
Mexican state representatives showed there's always another way to disagree in a democratic society -- just have a few members of your party start a fist fight on the floor of the state house.
EILAT, Israel - At least 24 people were killed and as many as 30 injured when a private tour bus plunged down a 45-foot ravine north of Eilat.
The nativity scenes at Westminster Abbey and other Anglican churches in the UK will have some new characters this year.
CWN.org - Victims of the recent violence against Christians in India haven't had much to cheer about.
BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand is well-known worldwide for its sex industry.
CBNNews.com - More than 700 people have died from cholera in Zimbabwe and health officials say the disease is spreading rapidly.
WASHINGTON -- The deadly terrorist attacks in Mumbai are raising many questions about the safety of Americans here and abroad.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Iran is just as dangerous to Arab countries as it is to Israel.
China's house churches received an offer of help from an unexpected source.
U.S. intelligence officials are concerned that the disappearance of dozens of Somali men from the St. Paul. Minn., area could be linked to terrorism.
The National Council of Churches In India is asking churches all over the world to pray for the Dalits.
Israel is writing up options for a strike on nuclear facilities in Iran.
JERUSALEM, Israel - Israeli officials are bracing for violence on the West Bank this weekend after a government raid on Jewish settlers in a disputed home in the West Bank town of Hebron.
One of my favorite theological sayings is that Satan is "sitting on the curb crying because he didn't get to do all the things people said he did." That one is about the doctrine of sin.
The people of Mexico are tired of the wave of killings that has swept the country, and they're making their voices heard.
The New York Times is reporting that Barack Obama may head to an Islamic country in his first 100 days to make a big speech. Read below: <
American Jews are asking President-elect Barack Obama to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem when during his time in office.
Britain is planning a new way to fight crime by setting up surveillance cameras - or CCTV cameras - that can predict a crime before it happens.
The U.S. military launched another drone missile attack against Taliban targets inside Pakistan not far from the Afghan border. So far, 17 such strikes have been made in Pakistan's border region in the past two months.
Today is the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day. All over the world, people are coming together to draw attention to the disease.
WASHINGTON - The Indian city of Mumbai is trying to move past last week's terror attack and turn things back to normal.