Denmark wants Sermons Translated And Submitted To Government
The crackdowns on Christianity keep coming. A proposed law in Denmark seeks to ask all religious groups in the country to translate their sermons and messages into Danish language. Anna Mirijam Kaschne, the General Secretary of the Nordic Bishops Conference, said, “All church congregations, free church congregations, Jewish congregations, everything we have here in Denmark will be placed under general suspicion by this law…Something is happening here which is undermining democracy.” Read more about the proposed law here.
Liberty University Apologizes After Snowball Fight
Liberty University is no stranger to controversy, and find themselves again in the news. Acting University president, Jerry Prevo, apologized Tuesday for hosting a campus snowball fight over the weekend where dozens of attendees were seen unmasked and not following coronavirus precautions. Residents contacted local health officials to launch over 118 complaints against Liberty’s leadership and raise concern over the potential virus spread the event may cause. At least 58 students have contracted the disease as of Jan. 26, the university reported last week. Read more about the event here.
Michigan Man Arrested For Embezzling From Church
A Grand Rapids man is facing a felony charge, accused of stealing nearly a million dollars from his church. Authorities claim Christian Bileth, 55, stole more than $812,000 from St. John’s United Church of Christ between March of 2014 until the end of 2019. Bileth turned himself in to police and is out on bond awaiting trial. He faces one felony charge of embezzlement over $100,000. Bileth could end up in prison for 20 years if convicted and be fined up to $2.4 million. Read more about the theft here.
Postal Worker Saves Elderly Woman
Postal worker, Shonda Lemon, is being hailed as an angel. The Chicago mail carrier noticed that Helen Iwanski, 89, had not picked up any of her mail in three days, and decided to call the police to perform a welfare check on the elderly lady. When they arrived, the police found Iwanski lying injured on the floor, having had a fall several days earlier. Unable to get up, Iwanski couldn’t call for help, and was only found in time thanks to Lemon’s actions. Read more about this Good Samaritan here.