Do not instrumentalize the gospel by speaking of 'Holy War,' say church leaders at Ukraine meeting
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A delegation from the Lutheran World Federation has met faith leaders from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish communities in Ukraine, and a common concern was the instrumentalization of Christianity to justify Russia's invasion, says the LWF ..read more
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Killings and persecution for Christians rise in Africa, seemingly worst in Nigeria
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Christianity faces deadly crises in more than half of Africa's 54 countries, according to reports, and the situation is worst in Nigeria, the continent's most populous nation ..read more
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World churches' grouping and global health body commemorate 50 years of collaboration
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Faith and health are close companions globally and in Geneva, an international city where the World Council of Churches and the World Health Organization live cheek-by-jowl in the same sector ..read more
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A second iconic church is transformed into a mosque in Istanbul
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First it was Hagia Sophia, then Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed the conversion of Istanbul's Byzantine Church of St. Savior in Chora into a mosque ..read more
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Guns and condoms come under fire from Pope Francis at pro-birth conference
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The weapons and contraceptive industries have taken some heavy flak from Pope Francis, who has accused them of destroying or preventing life at a conference on the demographic crisis gripping Europe ..read more
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Former Australian Prime Minister talks of staying true to his faith as hostility to Christianity grows
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Former Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison openly displays his Christianity, and he says he wouldn't have been able to lead his country through the COVID-19 pandemic without his faith in God ..read more
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San Francisco archbishop to Host Holy Hour for Jimmy Lai, jailed Hong Kong activist
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The plight of imprisoned Chinese Catholic media magnate Jimmy Lai, who is standing trial, will be highlighted at a Holy Hour at the Archdiocese of San Francisco's seminary on May 8 ..read more
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Church in Vietnams faces challenges with law regulating religion
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The church in Vietnam faces more challenges than ever with a recent decree by the Vietnamese government to regulate religion in the country according to reports in Christian and university media ..read more
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Murder of priest is not isolated, highlights violence in South Africa, say bishops
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South Africa's Catholic bishops have condemned and expressed concern at a "distressing" killing after the bullet-riddled body of a priest was found in his car outside the capital of Pretoria ..read more
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Pope Francis says it's 'terrible to make money from death' talking about arms trade
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Pope Francis has again denounced the global arms industry, saying it is "terrible to make money from death ..read more
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