(Meriam Yahia Ibrahim is assisted by Italian deputy foreign minister Lapo Pistelli as she arrives with her children  at the Ciampino airport in Rome on July 24th.   Photo by AFP stringer/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Welcomes Woman Sentenced To Death in Sudan For Being Christian

A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for practicing Christianity landed this afternoon at Philadelphia International Airport on her way to her new home in the United States.


File Photo: The flight status board at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: Tony Hanson)

Woman From Sudan Who Faced Death Over Faith Scheduled To Arrive In Philadelphia

A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence is heading to the United States.


('Machine Gun Preacher' stars Gerard Butler.)

Movie Review: ‘Machine Gun Preacher’

Truth may be stranger than fiction, but that doesn’t mean that it’s better.


(Pamela Browner White applauds as the announcement is made of this year's Marian Anderson Award recipient.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Mia Farrow To Get 2011 “Marian Anderson” Award In Philly

The Marian Anderson Award is given annually to an artist who combines great creativity with great humanity.


(Southern Sudanese rally on the streets of the southern capital Juba on December 9th, marking the one-month countdown until the independence referendum is due, which could see Sudan's autonomous and mostly Christian south break away from the predominantly Arab and Muslim north. Photo by Peter Martell/AFP/Getty Images)

Villanova Helping Sudanese Cast Votes In Secession Referendum

The future of the African nation of Sudan depends largely on an election being held there next month, when voters will decide whether to split the country in two.