This week’s news

Ultra-radical Islamist militants in northern Iraq have destroyed a priceless collection of statues and sculptures from the ancient Assyrian era, inflicting what an archaeologist described as incalculable damage to a piece of shared human history.

A video published by Islamic State on Thursday showed men attacking the artifacts, some of them identified as antiquities from the 7th century BC, with sledgehammers and drills, saying they were symbols of idolatry (Read all the article on CharismaNews)

Hollywood has turned its spotlight on the Bible in the last year with films like “Son of God” and “Noah.” The latest chapter is a new series that debuts on CNN Sunday, March 1.

The series is called “Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery.” (Read all article on CBN News)

A judge stopped a trial in Liverpool because a Muslim witness swore on the Bible instead of the Koran.

Michael Davies, 38, had been on trial accused of attempting to rob a takeaway in Birkenhead, armed with a hammer, the BBC reports. (Read the full story on Independent)


Simone Venturini


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