Friday, 20 April 2018

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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" 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 ...

  • 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 ...

CHRISTIANITY VS TRADITIONAL HEALERS

CHRISTIANITY VS TRADITIONAL HEALERS

I have a friend. My friend is a bubbly, smart, funny personality. She prays, reads her Bible, goes to church and is what I would call a good person. This friend sometimes has trad ...

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HOW TO SPOT A FALSE PROPHET

HOW TO SPOT A FALSE PROPHET

Just like the bible warned us we have heard and will probably continue hearing of false prophets in these time and age. One of the tough challenges of this occurrence however is i ...

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What does the Easter Bunny have to do with Jesus?

What does the Easter Bunny have to do with Jesus?

"Walk into almost any retail store right after Valentine’s Day and you will be greeted by a wall of pastel-coloured baskets, plastic eggs, jelly beans, and the most famous of all ...

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Nigeria Feature: Solving the puzzle that is the Boko Haram

Nigeria Feature: Solving the puzzle that is the Boko Haram

"IN 2002, a couple of years after the turn of the millennium, the Arabic name, “Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'awati wal-Jihad” (People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet's T ...

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Churches council to lobby Kenya on arms treaty

Churches council to lobby Kenya on arms treaty

THE World Council of Churches (WCC) plans to lobby Kenya to encourage the government ratify an arms trade treaty. Other countries the organisation is lobbying include Tanzania, Bu ...

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