Author Archives: Editors
Allegedly rebels linked to al Qaede in a village near Damascus are forcing Christians to convert to Islam. The Canadian government has spoken out against forced conversions. Read More
The United States knowing no distinction of her own citizens on account of religion or nativity naturally believe in a civilization the world over which will secure the same universal liberal views. – President Ulysses S. Grant
November 10, 1483: Martin Luther born in Eisleben, Germany. He was about 10 years old when Christopher Columbus sailed for the New World. While a law student he encountered a frightening thunderstorm, in fear asking St. Anne to save him … Continue reading
November 5, 1605: Guy Fawkes, a Roman Catholic, was arrested before he and his colleagues could execute their plan to blow up the Protestant King James I and Parliament. He spent eight days in the Tower of London where he … Continue reading
Unless I am convinced by the testimony of Scripture or by clear reason, I cannot and will not recant anything, for it is neither safe nor honest to act against one’s conscience. – Martin Luther, 1521
On this day, October 31, 1517: Martin Luther, Augustinian monk, nailed his 95 Theses to the Wittenberg Church door. He wanted to bring to the Pope’s attention the corruption happening in the Catholic Church and weed it out. At the … Continue reading
August 17, 1915: Leo Max Frank, an American Jew was lynched in Marietta, Georgia. Many historians believe he was innocent of the murder he was lynched for. The lynching was conducted by many influential people including a former governor of … Continue reading
August 13, 1553: In Geneva, Switzerland John Calvin orders the arrest of Michael Servetus for heresy.
In Courtroom #2 of the Franklin County Courthouse the Investiture of George B. Fearing took place July 1, 2013. George has been a board member of Center for Liberty of Conscience (CLC) but resigned upon his appointment to the bench. … Continue reading
July 5, 1589: Due to their Catholic faith, George Nichols, Richard Yaxley, Thomas Belson and Humphrey Pritchard were hung in Oxford near New College.