March 2012 Headlines
For more than 50 years, Cuba has been known as an authoritarian state. Now the island's faith community is staging a comeback.
American missionary Eric Reese spends his days in the poverty and violence of Brazil's favelas, or slums. And he's bringing light to some of the darkest areas.
A growing number of believers from a Muslim background are seeking to worship in their own way. But what happens when they start their own fellowships?
The Philippines is a mostly Christian nation. But in the south, Muslim extremists are trying to build an Islamic state, even putting some Christians to death.
Although the pope's for Cuban political reform appeared to fall on deaf ears, one Miami archbishop remains optimistic for the future of the Communist island.
Many Muslim background believers are uniting to worship in their own way, where they feel accepted and comfortable. But this can sometimes lead to misguidance.
They clutter your dresser and cost too much to make. They're a nuisance and have outlived their purpose.
French security forces took at least 19 Islamists into custody in pre-dawn raids Friday, President Nicolas Sarkozy later told Europe-1 radio.
Some gas stations in the United Kingdom had to close temporarily Thursday, after warnings from the government sent panicked residents rushing to stock up on fuel.
A Vietnam court sentenced a Mennonite pastor to 11 years in prison Tuesday for creating division between the Communist government and its people.
Mideast countries are criticizing Iraq as it hosts the Arab League summit Thursday.
Tunisia's ruling party said Islamic Sharia law will not be enshrined in the country's new constitution.
The Cuban government has made it clear there will be no political reforms after Pope Benedict XVI's call for change on the communist island.
An open mic incident between Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and President Obama is adding fuel to the fire for the president's critics.
Chilean official said no deaths or serious damage occurred from a powerful earthquake that struck central Chile on Sunday night.
North Korea's announcement that it will launch a controversial rocket is upstaging an international nuclear summit in Seoul, South Korea.
Pope Benedict XVI continued his pilgrimage to Latin America on Monday with a visit to Cuba, marking the first papal visit to the communist country in 14 years.
Many amputees and other victims of Haiti's deadliest earthquake are finding new life in what used to be an orphanage.
Young students in Yemen are demanding justice for Joel Shrum, the American English teacher executed by terrorists this week in the city of Taiz.
Iran's view of Jews as sub-human sounds a lot like Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. But according to author Andrew Bostom, it goes back much further.
Iraqi former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said Iran is mostly responsible for what he calls an "emerging dictatorship" in his country.
For the past 35 years, Dr. David Thompson and other surgeons have been trying to fill the need for better medical care in the heart of Africa.
CBN's Operation Blessing International is working to save lives by providing clean drinking water for people worldwide.
More than 900 women died last year in so-called honor killings in Pakistan, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan's annual report.
A new report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom shines the light on 16 nations for violating religious rights.
Dramatic video released Thursday by the United States military shows a rare, close-up view of an American military chopper losing control and crashing in Afghanistan.
Al Qaeda's Yemen branch claimed responsibility for the murder of American teacher Joel Shrum in a statement on its website Thursday.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is considering running a candidate in the country's presidential elections set for May 23-24.
An Islamic jihadist, suspected in the murders of at least seven people, was killed Thursday in Toulouse, France, after a 32-hour standoff with police.
Young Muslims in Yemen are outraged that their American teacher Joel Shrum was shot dead in the city of Taiz by terrorists from an al Qaeda-linked group.
Thousands gathered in Jerusalem to remember a rabbi, his two sons, and another young girl killed in a shooting at a Jewish school in France.
Al Qaeda in Iraq has taken credit for a bloody wave of attacks across eight Iraqi cities on Tuesday, which killed at least 46 people and wounded more than 200.
Three years after Swedish authorities took the Johanssons' son for the "offense" of home schooling, some are likening the nation to the Soviet Union.
A string of bombing attacks in eight cities across Iraq killed at least 46 people and left more than 200 wounded, Tuesday.
A massive 7.4 earthquake shook central Mexico Tuesday, injuring at least 11 people and damaging hundreds of homes.
The attorney for the U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians says his client has little memory of the massacre.
Conflicting details continue to emerge in the case of the U.S soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians.
A young American English teacher who was executed by Islamic terrorists accusing him of proselytizing in Yemen "loved his job" and had a heart for the poor.
Pope Shenouda III, 88, is believed to have suffered from cancer. He led the Coptic Orthodox Church for more than 40 years.
Chavez turned the event into a campaign rally, vowing to win re-election in the Oct. 7 presidential vote and demanding unity from his followers.
The "Kony 2012" viral video is bringing awareness to the issue of child soldiers in Africa, but it's an issue that aid groups say goes beyond warlord Joseph Kony.
The Christian Broadcasting Network is working to purify water in villages near the capitol of India.
A former platoon leader for the soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians says the allegations are "100 percent out of character" for the man.
The North Sudan continues its assault on the Nuba Mountains, home to one of its largest Christian communities. Now one lawmaker is seeking U.S. intervention.
The graffiti on a building in Belgium says it all: "Welcome to 'Belgistan." In fact, some are now calling it the Muslim capital of Europe.
Actor George Clooney is calling on the global community, and Washington in particular, to act now to save potentially thousands of lives in South Sudan.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Rowan Williams resigned his position on Friday.
The lawyer for the U.S. soldier accused of the massacring 16 Afghan civilians is seeking to shed light on what pushed his client over the edge.
Hopes for a smooth exit strategy in Afghanistan have been dashed once again for the United States.
Saudi Arabia's highest Islamic authority said no Christian churches should be allowed in the Arabian Peninsula.
Fifty human rights activists from around the world are calling on Pakistan to free Asia Bibi, an imprisoned Christian mother sentenced to death for blasphemy.
Fishermen in one Japanese village were left in despair after last year's tsunami washed their livelihood away. Now with new boats, they look forward to the future.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the first president in Iran's history to be called before the legislature.They're accusing him of mismanaging Iran's economy.
Actor George Clooney is using his star power to shine the light on human rights abuses in Sudan. He credits Christians for providing healing and relief.
Both leaders made it clear they remain committed to the timeline that the United States, Britain, and their NATO allies have agreed to -- shifting to a support role in Afghanistan in 2013.
A tour bus that ran into a tunnel wall killing 28 people in the Swiss Alps was not speeding, a Swiss prosecutor revealed Wednesday.
A French surgeon who treated wounded civilians near Homs said his help was just a "drop in the bucket" compared to the overall need in the besieged city.
Iranian authorities have admitted for the first time that their case against Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani involves his Christian faith and religious activity.
The U.S. says there'll be no change of course in Afghanistan, despite rising ant-American outrage over the massacre of 16 civilians by a U.S. soldier.
Some critics are skeptical of Invisible Children, the non-profit group who produced a viral video exposing Joseph Kony's crimes and the Lord's Resistance Army.
In an exclusive interview with CBN News, the Rev. Franklin Graham explained how his ministries are helping to rebuild Japan, both spiritually and physically.
A suicide car bomber in Nigeria killed at least 10 people outside a Catholic church in the city of Jos, Sunday.
British officials are preparing to make the case that Christians have no right to wear the cross to work.
There's growing anxiety in Tokyo as residents believe the city is long overdue for a powerful shaking. Scientists are already warning of a mega-quake.
Pope Benedict XVI urged visiting U.S. Catholic bishops to take on America's culture of sexual permissiveness.
U.S.-Afghanistan relations are again in crisis after an American soldier allegedly went on a shooting rampage, killing as many as 16 Afghan civilians.
Japanese Christians have been working non stop for the past year to bring hope and comfort to thousands devastated by the natural disaster.
Many missionaries say it's important for Muslims to receive a Bible in their own language. But critics say one Bible translation has gone too far.
Syrian troops pushed ahead with a new assault on the northern region of Idlib, shelling one of the centers of the uprising against President Bashar Assad's rule.
Five top Taliban leaders held by the U.S. in the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, told a visiting Afghan delegation they agree to a proposed transfer to Qatar.
Canada and the action-sports world endured their second tragedy in two months with the death of skicross racer Nik Zoricic.
The Brazilian government is joining the international effort save Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who's been sentenced to die for refusing to recant his faith.
A grassroots effort across social media platforms to return justice to a country terrorized by a war criminal is taking off like wildfire.
President Obama said the recent violence aimed at American soldiers after a Koran burning incident a couple of weeks ago supports the need to start withdrawing.
Three days after a deadly explosion at a munitions depot in the Republic of Congo, authorities said Wednesday no coordinated rescue effort has been launched.
The father of Jeremiah Small, an American gym teacher killed by one his students in Iraq, has offered forgiveness to the family of his son's killer.
The United Nations is urging the Syrian government to let humanitarian relief workers into the country.
France's foreign minister said Iran is using "double-speak" and has no intention of bargaining away its nuclear program.
When it comes to Iran, Israel's wants America and the world to know the Jewish state will decide how it deals with the growing nuclear threat.
Russian riot police cracked down on anti-Putin protesters Monday, dispersing and detaining hundreds.
President Obama assured that the United States will stand by Israel, despite recent tension between the two countries over how to handle the growing threat from Iran.
Thousands of Russians gathered for a massive rally Monday in downtown Moscow to challenge Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's victory in Russia's presidential election.
The gunmen attacked checkpoints as well as officers' homes early in the morning before hoisting al Qaeda's battle flag in Hadith, a town northwest of Baghdad.
Dictators are falling and Islamists are filling the gap across the Mideast. Now they're eyeing Saudis, and it could send shock waves through the U.S.
Polls ahead of Sunday's election in Russia predict former president Vladimir Putin will win by as much as 60 percent of the vote.
Authorities say the 18-year-old Biyar Sarwar shot gym teacher Jeremiah Small and then killed himself at a Christian school in Kurdistan.
Seven American pro-democracy workers on trial in Egypt for fomenting unrest posted a $5 million bail and left the country before a travel ban was imposed.
Gunmen killed two American NATO troops Thursday in southern Afghanistan. Authorities believe one of the gunmen is an Afghan soldier.
The death toll among the Syrian people has climbed to more than 7,500 in the nearly year-long uprising that began in March 2011.