Friday, 25 May 2018

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  • Christians in Nigeria call for end to religious war

    Christians in Nigeria call for end to religious war

    Nigerian Christians on Sunday joined calls for end to religious war in the West African nation. Eleven Hausa Muslims were killed by an angry crowd in Makurdi, the capital of Benue ...

  • Botswana bans Shepherd Bushiri’s churches

    Botswana bans Shepherd Bushiri’s churches

    The Botswana Gazette reports that Bushiri’s church, the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG), was shut down following the violation of Botswana laws. Popular SA-based "prophet" Sh ...

  • Pope names 35 new saints

    Pope names 35 new saints

    Pope Francis declared 35 new saints on Sunday, nearly all of them martyrs drawn from the bloody history of Catholicism’s spread in Latin America. Before a crowd of some 35 000 in S ...

  • Should religious groups be taxed?

    Should religious groups be taxed?

    In Africa and the world over there has been an emergence of religious ministries and churches, richest pastors have also emerged with the churches. The question on most people’s mi ...

Christians in Nigeria call for end to religious war

Christians in Nigeria call for end to religious war

Nigerian Christians on Sunday joined calls for end to religious war in the West African nation. Eleven Hausa Muslims were killed by an angry crowd in Makurdi, the capital of Benue ...

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Botswana bans Shepherd Bushiri’s churches

Botswana bans Shepherd Bushiri’s churches

The Botswana Gazette reports that Bushiri’s church, the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG), was shut down following the violation of Botswana laws. Popular SA-based "prophet" S ...

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Pope names 35 new saints

Pope names 35 new saints

Pope Francis declared 35 new saints on Sunday, nearly all of them martyrs drawn from the bloody history of Catholicism’s spread in Latin America. Before a crowd of some 35 000 in ...

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Should religious groups be taxed?

Should religious groups be taxed?

In Africa and the world over there has been an emergence of religious ministries and churches, richest pastors have also emerged with the churches. The question on most people’s m ...

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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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