Prophecy News Watch - April 25, 2022
Around the World
Re-elected French President Facing Challenge
French President Emmanuel Macron defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday, triggering relief among allies that the nuclear-armed nation won’t shift course amid war in Ukraine.
French presidential election: Macron defeats Le Pen to secure second term
French voters on Sunday handed Emmanuel Macron a second term in the country's presidential election after his far-right rival Marine Le Pen failed to achieve a populist upset.
20 Million At Risk Of Starvation In Africa
More than 20 million people, including many Christians, face suffering and death from a lack of food in the Horn of Africa due to worsening drought in several nations, relief groups warn.
IDF shells targets in Lebanon after rocket fired into Israel
The Israel Defense Forces said early Monday that its forces were attacking targets in Lebanon after a rocket was fired into Israel earlier in the night.
Renewed Clashes at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount
Clashes renewed Friday morning between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli security forces at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.
Inside the United States
SCOTUS to hear case of Washington state high school football coach fired for praying
The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on Monday in the case of a Washington state high school football coach who was fired for praying after games.
The Satanic Temple sues Pennsylvania school over after school club denial
The Satanic Temple is suing a Pennsylvania elementary school after its school board voted against the introduction of an After School Satan Club last week.
Musk Secures $46.5 Billion Funding to Buy Twitter Raising Hopes Of Free Speech
Multibillionaire businessman Elon Musk has secured $46.5 billion to buy Twitter, a move conservatives hope will bring back freedom of speech to the American microblogging and social networking service.
Myanmar Army Raiding Churches
Christians in Myanmar gathered for worship Sunday after troops raided churches and news that the junta did not include political prisoners to mark the Buddhist new year.
Muslims Kill Two In Pakistan Pastor’s Home
A Pakistani pastor and his family have fled their home in Pakistan after Muslim shooters killed his sister and her husband, missionaries said.
Egypt Registers Hundreds Of Churches Amid Hostilities
Egypt has registered its largest single batch of churches and church-affiliated buildings in a move that Christians hope will reduce hostility towards them in the Muslim-majority nation.
Pastor: ‘Pakistan Evangelicals Expand In Lahore Despite Hardships’
A pastor in Pakistan’s second-largest city says his evangelical congregation is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and he wants to expand despite the persecution faced by Christians in the Islamic nation.
Islamists Kill Scores Of Christians In Nigeria
Islamist militants killed a Nigerian Christian and kidnapped his sister and five other Christian girls in Nigeria’s North-East after scores of Christians were massacred in the country’s central area, aid workers say.
Fauci Insists the CDC Should be above U.S. Courts