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Priest Attacked After Giving Refuge to Tourists

An unidentified man in Bethlehem lunged at a Catholic priest with what appears to be a knife on Friday in a rare attack on a clergyman in the Palestinian Territories. At Bethlehem’s Milk Grotto, the Rev. Fadi Shallufi on Friday afternoon opened the chapel gates to foreign tourists, including women

Nigerian Bishop To Organize 2 Days Protest Against Buhari

His Grace, Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma of Enugu Diocese has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the verdict of exit from office in 2019. He said Buhari did this when he signed the Not-Too-Young-To-Run bill in May. Bishop Chukwuma also disclosed that he is leading a protest to shut down Abuja for

3 Algeria Churches Allowed to Reopen After Protest Campaign

Three Algerian churches, which had been closed by officials in the north-western district of Oran, have been allowed to reopen. Two churches, L’Oratoire in Oran city centre, and a village church in Layayda, were closed in February, after authorities claimed they did not have state approval. A third church in Ain

Pastor and Family Members Burnt to Death

An evangelical pastor, his wife and four other family members (two children) were murdered by a pro-government paramilitary group. They threw Molotov cocktails against the house and burnt it down. Pastor Óscar Velásquez Pavón and his wife Maritza López had refused to open their home to Sandinist para-military forces that

Catholic Bishop Escapes Assassination Attempt In Cameroon

The current leader of Cameroon’s Roman Catholics, Archbishop Samuel Kleda is reported to have narrowly and miraculously escaped an assassination attempt. The Archbishop called on President Biya, who is currently the longest serving president in the continent, having been in power since 1982, not to seek another tenure and accused those

Fresh Attack in Benue as Gunmen Kills Five

Suspected gunmen have Killed one Kwaghaondo Ugber, his wife and three others in separate attacks carried out by gunmen in Benue State. The couple was returning from their village in Anyiin, Guma LGA of the state when the attackers struck and hacked them to death. According to a relation of the victims,

RCCG Bans Long Beard At Weddings

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has issued a directive banning grooms and groomsmen from wearing of long beard to wedding programmes to be conducted by the Church. According to information in the memo, all grooms to get married in the church and their groomsmen must be checked properly