USCCB decries Obama’s LGBT executive order as 'unprecedented and extreme'
- Catholic Culture
Referring to the "irrefutable rightness of your cause," President Barack Obama signed an executive order banning federal employment discrimination against transgendered persons and prohibiting "all companies that receive a contract from the federal government from discriminating against their LGBT employees."
ISIS to Christians in Mosul: convert, pay or die
Just days after the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria said they killed hundreds of Syrians, dozens of Iraqi Christian families are now fleeing the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul, hoping to avoid a similar fate.
A Muslim martyr for Christians
- Vatican Insider
A professor in Mosul stood up to ISIS to object about the treatment of Christians in Iraq. Yesterday he was murdered.
Competing J.R.R. Tolkien Movies Race to Theaters
- The Hollywood Reporter
"Tolkien & Lewis," which centers on the author's relationship with his University of Oxford colleague C.S. Lewis, joins Fox Searchlight's "Tolkien" and is aiming to court the faith-based audience with an Easter release.