Wednesday, 26 April 2017

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Pope Francis: Married men may be considered for priesthood 

Pope Francis: Married men may be considered for priesthood 

Pope Francis said in an interview published on Thursday that the church may consider ordaining married men who could potentially then work in remote areas faced with a shortage of ...

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Pope Francis says ban on female priests fixed

Pope Francis says ban on female priests fixed

Pope Francis said on Tuesday he believes the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women becoming priests is forever and will never be changed, in some of his most definitive remarks on ...

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Meskel religious festival marked by Ethiopians

Meskel religious festival marked by Ethiopians

Hundreds of orthodox priests and deacons put on ceremonial regalia, were joined by ordinary Ethiopians to usher in the Meskel festival. It is a religious holiday marking the eve o ...

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Muslims marked the festival of Eid al-Adha with prayers in Uganda and Ghana

Muslims marked the festival of Eid al-Adha with prayers in Uganda and Ghana

Muslims marked the festival of Eid al-Adha, which celebrates Ibrahim's obedience to God. Eid al-Adha started on Saturday and ended on Sunday. Muslims are still celebrating the day ...

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Tveit in South Africa: “ We know. We dare. We can.”

Tveit in South Africa: “ We know. We dare. We can.”

Hundreds of people were gathered at the Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on 11 June. To remember, to continue the walk never finished on 16 June 1976,  when hundreds ...

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Ramadan fast commence worldwide

Ramadan fast commence worldwide

Millions of Muslims around the world have ushered in the “holy month” of Ramadan on Monday, a time marked by intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. Saudi Arabia’ ...

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The makings of a prophet: One-on-one with Prophet Passion Java

The makings of a prophet: One-on-one with Prophet Passion Java

Makamba Online was recently accorded an exclusive one-on-one with the young charismatic prophet, evangelist, businessman, fashion designer, husband, father and general overseer of ...

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Pope to examine women’s roles in church

Pope to examine women’s roles in church

Pope Francis has agreed to set up a commission into whether women could serve as deacons, local media reported yesterday, a potentially historic move that could end male dominance ...

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The Vatican to publicise guide to love, sex and marriage

The Vatican to publicise guide to love, sex and marriage

Pope Francis will on Friday issue new guidelines on the Church's approach to love, sex and marriage in what is being billed as one of the defining moments of his tenure. Is he gay ...

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Why Judas was actually more of a saint, than a sinner

Why Judas was actually more of a saint, than a sinner

Easter’s almost here, the time when Christian communities reflect on the death of Jesus and celebrate his resurrection. It’s also a time when the biblical character Judas Iscariot ...

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