Home to the world’s second-largest population, the country fared poorly on the Global Hunger Index (GHI, pdf) for 2017 released by the Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on Thursday (Oct. 12). India ranked 100 out of 119 countries on the GHI, worse than last year’s position of 97 out of 118. A lower ranking is indicative of a higher rate of malnutrition and hunger.
The Monk Who Changed the World: Martin Luther and the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
On All Hallow's Eve in 1517, in the town of Wittenberg, Germany, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hoped would spark an academic debate, but that instead ignited a conflagration that would forever destroy the world he knew.
May 12, 2017 4:55 PM American Christians should urge him to adopt policies to help the church where it’s persecuted. The young girl’s mother wept in the wedding hall. But they were not the tears of joy that countless mothers before her shed in this space. They were bitter tears pouring down her forlorn face as she recounted how her youngest daughter, only three years old, was kidnapped by ISIS. If Christina (which means Christ-follower) is still alive, she is now the personal property of radical Islamic terrorists and will probably never see her own mother again.