News and Prophecy

More "Rumors of Wars"

  1. 24th November 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

“North Korea threatened Thursday to bolster its war capability and conduct a fourth nuclear test to cope with what it calls U.S. hostility that led to the approval of a landmark U.N. resolution on its human rights violations… to refer the North’s rights situation to the International Criminal Court” which could lead to North Korea’s absolute leader Kim Jong Un...

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A New Cold War

  1. 21st November 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

In a recent interview, the Soviet Union’s former premier Mikhail Gorbachev warned “The world is on the brink of a new Cold War. Some are even saying that it has already begun” (Agence France-Presse, November 8, 2014). He cautioned, “Let us remember that there can be no security in Europe without German-Russian partnership” (ibid.).

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Anglicans Look to Rome

  1. 19th November 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

“Anglicans are increasingly looking to the Vatican to take the lead in standing up for Christians around the world, a prominent bishop has said” (The Times, November 1, 2014).

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Churches Healing Ancient Breach!

  1. 17th November 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Anglican and Eastern Orthodox church leaders continue their efforts to mend long-standing differences. “For more than 1,500 years, a theological row has festered to become one of the biggest and bitterest schisms in Christian history. While the two wings of the faith may never be fully reconciled… the boil was lanced this week. The ink is drying on a document...

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Will God “Surprise” the Pope?

  1. 14th November 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

In October, leaders of the Catholic Church held a two-week synod to discuss homosexuality, divorce, remarriage, and homosexual couples (Reuters, October 19, 2014). The goal of the synod was to enable the Roman church to develop more definitive doctrinal revisions on these family-related issues. During the synod, which was filled with heated debate, the pope...

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Homosexual Couples Question Same-Sex Marriage

  1. 12th November 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Ironically, as same-sex marriage is legalized, homosexual couples are increasingly uncertain about getting married (Associated Press, October 24, 2014). “When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say ‘I do.’ Her longtime partner’s reaction, however, was ‘I’m not so sure’” (ibid.). Homosexual couples are...

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More Women in the Workplace?

  1. 10th November 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

In a recent speech at Rhode Island College, President Obama discussed the need for more mothers to have access to “quality day care” so they can enter and remain in the workplace. He stated “sometimes, someone, usually mom, leaves the workplace to stay home with the kids, which then leaves her earning a lower wage for the rest of her life as a result. And that’s...

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Britain vs. Germany?

  1. 07th November 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

“Unnamed sources in the German government told the German weekly Der Spiegel that UK plans to place a cap on unskilled EU migrants would be a step too far for the German Chancellor… ‘Should Cameron persist [in this plan], chancellor Angela Merkel would abandon her efforts to keep Britain in the EU. With that a point of no return would be reached’” (EU Observer,...

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The Power of Mary

  1. 05th November 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Recently, the Roman pope celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows and observed, “These two women—Mary and the Church [the Catholic Church]—carry on the hope that is Christ, they give us Christ, they bring forth Christ in us.

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Future of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

  1. 03rd November 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Tigris and Euphrates river waters have been receding over the last decade as northern Iraq and Syria experience ongoing drought (Geopolitical Monitor, August 11, 2014). According to a recent analysis, “Some of the more extreme projections hold that, owing to a combination of climate change and upstream dam activity, the Tigris and Euphrates rivers won’t have...

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