March 2013 Headlines
Saeed Abedini, an Iranian-born pastor with U.S. citizenship, is serving eight years in an Iranian prison. But his wife warns Iran doesn’t know who they’re dealing with.
The mayors of New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities across the country are pushing against the use of food stamps to buy sodas and other sugary drinks.
Christians in Iran face arrest, torture, even death. But Sweden wants to send Iranian Christian asylum seekers back to Iran where they could be killed.
The Obama administration has stated in court that home schooling is not a parental right -- an assertion some say should frighten American parents.
What if your decision to follow Jesus made you a family outcast. That's what happened to one Muslim boy. But the power of love brought them back together.
During a summer mission trip, Regent University students promised to build a group of orphans a home. Now they're working to deliver.
Muslim extremists in Kenya and Tanzania have pledged to attack churches on Easter, putting East African Christians on edge.
The North Korean government is threatening military strikes against South Korea and the United States. The U.S. is responding with a show of allied force.
Pope Francis took steps to show the tangible love of Christ on Easter, once again moving out among the people, taking time to embrace a disabled boy.
Catholics and Protestants in Baghdad and throughout the Middle East flocked to churches to celebrate Easter Sunday, praying, singing and rejoicing.
Media crews from around the world have set up camp outside the private Pretoria hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is believed to be receiving treatment for pneumonia.
During an emergency meeting on Friday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned his rocket forces were ready "to settle accounts with the U.S."
Three of the top experts on worldwide persecution are blaming multiculturalism and a politically correct culture for caring less and less about the rights of Christians.
U.S. officials said two American B-2 stealth bombers with nuclear capability dropped munitions on the Korean Peninsula as part of joint military drills.
Cyprus banks reopened to customers Thursday for the first time nearly two weeks
Rebels in the Central African Republic reportedly are looting and destroying Christian homes and churches.
Radical Islamists took over a Cairo mosque and used it to torture Christians who had been protesting against the Muslim Brotherhood.
The family of imprisoned Iranian Christian pastor Farshid Fathi has been safely evacuated from Iran.
Egypt's top prosecutor issued arrest warrants for five prominent activists who oppose the Muslim Brotherhood.
North Korea is calling for all strategic rocket and long-range artillery to be prepared to strike U.S. bases on Guam, Hawaii, and mainland America.
Governments may raid savings accounts in Spain, Italy, and other countries in order to save the euro.
Hundreds of thousands took to the streets in France Sunday to oppose legislation allowing gay couples to marry and adopt.
Cyprus has approved a bailout plan that saves the country from a collapse of the banking system and prevents a potential crisis for Europe.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on an unannounced visit Sunday to Baghdad urged Iraq's leaders to halt Iranian overflights of weapons and fighters heading to Syria.
Pope Francis celebrated his first Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square, encouraging people to be humble and young at heart.
American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been imprisoned in Iran, has been able to get a letter to his family.
Since 1971, China has performed 336 million abortions largely due to its one-child policy. Now the nation's Christians are fighting back.
Friday is World Water Day, which aims to raise awareness about the global problems in water and sanitation.
On Easter weekend, CBN Mexico will launch the new version of the animated series "Superbook," or Superlibro as it's called in Latin America.
The young son of a U.S. pastor jailed in Iran celebrated his fifth birthday this weekend. But the one wish he wanted didn't come true: his father's freedom.
Same-sex marriage is likely to be legal soon in New Zealand. Lawmakers recently passed a bill, 77-44, allowing gay marriage.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said the United States should be prepared to send troops to Syria to secure that nation's chemical weapons.
Ten years have passed since the start of the Iraq War. Although popular at the start, looking back, most Americans say it was a mistake.
The Orthodox Church in Cyprus said it's prepared to help save the tiny island nation from a fiscal crisis.
Syria's state media is accusing rebel forces of using a chemical weapon.
Pastor Saeed Abedini met with his family in Iran for an extended two-hour visitation Monday. The visit was allowed in commemoration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
Pope Francis officially began his ministry Tuesday as the 266th pope, with tens of thousands gathering for the installation mass.
Terrorists launched a relentless wave of deadly bombings Tuesday to mark the tenth anniversary of the war in Iraq.
Al Qaeda is on the rise in North Africa, and in the bullseye -- the country of Mali. Though some liberated areas are beginning to recover, the war's effects still linger.
Pope Francis officially becomes the leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics on Tuesday.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has held new talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on the stalled transfer of a key detention center to Afghan control.
Terrorism experts warn al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, or AQIM, poses a growing danger to Africa and beyond.
The former dean of Regent University's School of Divinity described the new pope as a "wonderful Christian" who was very open to the Charismatic renewal.
The wife of American Pastor Saeed Abedini tearfully expressed disappointment the U.S. had not done more to secure her husband's freedom.
A powerful movement is sweeping through Ukraine. Thousands of Christians are coming together to care for the fatherless.
Christian persecution in the Middle East continued Friday with the latest attack in Benghazi, Libya, where Islamists torched a church attended by Egyptian Christians.
The election of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio -- now Pope Francis - electrified the faithful at Vatican City and has reverberated around the world.
Argentine Evangelist Luis Palau spoke with CBN News about his relationship with the Catholic Church's first Latin American pope.
Pakistan's Christians are rising up after a Muslim mob attacked a Christian neighborhood in Lahore this weekend.
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe. He has chosen the name Pope Francis.
Aid groups say the greatest victims of the Syrian uprising against President Bashar Assad has been Syria's children.
The Dutch government has raised its terror warning to the second highest level, saying there's a "substantial" possibility of an attack.
The Obama administration is warning North Korea against launching a nuclear attack against America.
Iranian authorities are planning to sue Hollywood over the Oscar-winning movie "Argo."
An Egyptian Christian has died in a Libyan jail, according to The Voice of the Martyrs.
Al Qaeda's Iraq branch is claiming responsibility for the deaths of 48 Syrian soldiers in the western Anbar province.
More than 100 cardinals gathered in the Sistine Chapel Tuesday to elect a new pope. One cardinal called his vote the most important decision of his life.
No clear papal front-runner has been fingered among the 115 cardinals, but some of the same names keep coming up in all the speculation.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth is making history and coming out in favor of gay rights.
South Korea and the U.S. are taking part in annual military drills as North Korea followed through on its threat to nullify the ceasefire agreement that ended the Korean war.
President Hamid Karzai accused the United States of working with the Taliban to show that violence in Afghanistan will increase if U.S. troops leave.
Egyptian soccer fans riot in Cairo after acquittal of police officers charged in a stadium melee.
The Vatican says the conclave to elect a new pope will begin Tuesday.
Millions of Christians around the world are gathering Sunday for the Global Day of Prayer for Burma.
Islamic rebels have been taking over Christian villages in Syria and that leaves the Christians facing some tough choices.
The head of Venezuela's Evangelical Council expressed optimism about the future.
A Republican congressman says U.S. aid to Egypt should be linked to that country's treatment of its Christians.
North Korea is stepping up its warlike rhetoric after the U.N. Security Council hit the country with tough, new sanctions.
The murder of a pastor and his family has stirred the Philippines Christian community, now more committed to sharing the Gospel in the Muslim country.
North Korea's nuclear warning comes just hours before the U.N. Security Council is scheduled to vote on a new round of sanctions against the outlaw regime.
Author Joel C. Rosenberg offers a thriller ripped from future headlines where Israel launches a preemptive strike against Iran. How close is this to a real scenario?
The death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has pundits debating his legacy.
The Obama administration's decision to release $250 billion in foreign aid to Egypt is drawing fire from some in Congress.
Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Church installed a new patriarch Wednesday, under tight security arrangements.
A new government report says the United States spent too much money and got too few results for all its sacrifice on Iraq.
The number of Syrians who have fled their war-ravaged country has now topped the 1 million mark.
North Korea is threatening to cancel the 1953 armistice with South Korea over the U.N.'s plan for sanctions against the North for its nuclear test in February.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has seized absolute power over his country yet Washington continues to send him support and praise him publicly as a moderate.
The Roman Catholic cardinals who will elect a new pope to succeed Benedict XVI have held their first meeting since the pope officially left office, Feb. 28.
Secretary of State John Kerry's Middle East tour turned rocky when he visited Egypt's capital this weekend.
Venezuela's government has revealed for the first time that President Hugo Chavez has been receiving chemotherapy as he "continues his battle for life."
As French troops begin winding down their battle against Islamic militants in Mali, CBN continues to feed and assist those caught up in the conflict.
About 100 Egyptian Coptic Christians have been detained in Libya on suspicion of spreading the Gospel, according to Ahram Online.
Floodwaters in Mozambique have displaced nearly 200,000 people. The Christian relief agency Samaritan's Purse is there giving people life-saving food and water.