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Why do we venerate the saints?

WHEN attending Mass in Brisbane a few months ago I had my first experience of déjà vu. Every time I left the church, a local parishioner would grab my arm, fix me with an enquiring look and ask with great earnestness: “What order are you from?” After a few days of repeating

We forgive him for his shortcomings, bishops to Robert Mugabe

The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference has said it has “forgiven” ousted president Robert Mugabe for his “transgressions” during his time in office over the past 37 years. In a statement, the country’s bishops thanked Mugabe for the “good work” he did as president and during the Bush War that led to

Okonkwo, Adefarasin others pray for one Nigeria

Two significant things distinguished the 28th editions of the Kingdom Life World Conference 2017 from the previously conferences organised by The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM). Apart from the fact that it has become a norm that the 15, 000-capacity auditorium and other available spaces within and without the vicinity of the

On Attacking Christianity

In the event of Daddy Freeze controversy about tithing. I have watched with keen interest the reactions of some online skeptics as they attempt to disprove Christianity with all sort of mouth bashing possible. Some comments on Christianity are as horrible and distasteful as the worldview that nurtured them. It

82 Christians Converts to Islam

A whooping number of 82 Christians and a “free-thinker” have publicly embraced Islam in Modakeke-Ife, Osun state. gathered that the a Facebook user, Hope For the Muslims, revealed that the new reverts embraced Islam by conviction at a 2-day open-air lecture held on November 17 and 18, 2017 in Modakeke,

US tells Sudan to ‘immediately suspend’ church demolitions

The US Deputy Secretary of State has called on Sudan to “immediately suspend” its demolition of churches and to hold a roundtable discussion with Christian leaders to resolve disputes. John J. Sullivan, speaking at the Al-Neelain Mosque in Omdurman on Friday (17 November), said “the treatment of members of religious minorities

Algerian church Closed for ‘Illegally Printing Bibles and Material Intended For Evangelism’

The church, affiliated to the Protestant Church of Algeria (known as EPA, its French acronym), was sealed off by police on 9 November. Authorities in Oran claimed the church had been used to “illegally print Gospels and publications intended for evangelism”. The police notification also stated that the church didn’t have state