Alexa Can pray? Alexa Can recite around 20 Catholic Prayers including The Lord’s Prayer. Yes, I am talking about this new popular Bluetooth smart speaker. #Alexa
According to Open Doors researchers on the ground in some of the world’s most dangerous countries for Christians, Christian women around the world are facing harsh and targeted persecution based on their gender. The latest report indicates that Christian women experience a “double persecution” in 33 countries—persecution for being a Christian and persecution for being a woman.
The 2019 Open Doors WorldWatch List reveals new persecution numbers for Christian Africans. With an increase in religious persecution, the researchreports that one in every six African Christians experiences highpersecution due to their faith.
One in Every Three Christian Asians Experiences High Persecution
National Winnie the Pooh Day is observed annually on January 18th. Winnie the Pooh is a creation from author A.A. Milne. He brought this adorable, honey-loving bear to life in many stories which also featured his son, Christopher Robin. This day was picked because it commemorates Milne’s January 18, 1882, birthday.
National Sanctity of Human Life Day is an observance declared by several United States Presidents who opposed abortion typically proclaimed on or near the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade. This day is also known as Pro-Life Day.
For the first time since 2011, the Russian Federation joins murderous nations like North Korea and Iran on the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List—the only comprehensive annual ranking of the 50 countries most dangerous for Christians.
Some LifeWay Christian Stores are to close due to a decline in sales. The number of stores to close and the timing of those closures has not been announced.
The 2019 Open Doors World Watch List is sounding an alarm for Egypt, even as violent excesses of Islamic State and other Islamic militants have mostly disappeared from headlines. Since 2017, Islamic militants have gained strength in Egypt, where they continue to recruit and capture pockets of territory, landing Egypt at No. 16 on the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List.
Valentine’s Day Traditions from around the world – Valentine’s Day is celebrated across the globe. Find out how other countries celebrate Valentine’s Day. Come Valentine’s Day, candy, flowers and other gifts are exchanged between sweethearts in one of the many traditions associated with the holiday. #ValentinesDay