Kim Jong Un invites Pope Francis to meet in Pyongyang

North Korean dictator seeks meeting with pontiff in hermit kingdom's capital city

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has invited Pope Francis to meet in Pyongyang, a South Korean spokesman said Tuesday. Pope Francis is already set to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in Oct. 18 for an audience at the Vatican Apostolic Palace, where Moon will personally deliver the invitation from Kim Jong Un. President Moon, a Catholic, will also participate in a … [Read more...]

Essential Christmas reading

‘They torture the Christian the most’

The following comes from a Dec. 8 email sent by David Alton, a pro-life member of England’s House of Lords. Lord Alton is co-chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea. "Christmas spent in a North Korean gulag will be just another day of grotesque suffering. Evidence given at a recent inquiry held at Westminster revealed a catalogue of egregious and … [Read more...]

U.S., Canada among the world’s top 4% most permissive nations on abortion

The following comes from a Feb. 25 story on The United States and Canada's “ultra-permissive abortion policies” make them extreme outliers on the world stage when it comes to abortion, according to a new report from the Charlotte Lozier Institute. Only five other nations, including China and North Korea, are in the same league. “The United States is one … [Read more...]