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Christian 'tortured with cross-shaped staples'

Christian ’tortured with cross-shaped staples’

A Christian has shown reporters cross-shaped staples embedded into his thighs and claimed he received the wounds from security agents because of his faith.

12/08/2017 Saa 10:37:49
Sudan churches risk letter to government on ‘systematic violations’, including church demolition

Sudan churches risk letter to government on ‘systematic violations’, including church demolition

The Sudanese Church of Christ (SCOC) has written an open letter to the Khartoum government protesting “the systematic violation of Christian religious freedoms”, including the recent demolition of one of their churches in the Suba area of the capital, Khartoum.

23/06/2017 Saa 13:01:15
First African study Bible launched

First African study Bible launched

Theologians from across the continent gathered in Sandton‚ Johannesburg‚ on Sunday to celebrate the launch of the first Africa Study Bible in Sandton South Africa.

5/06/2017 Saa 09:13:40
Pastor jailed for burning woman to death in 'exorcism'

Pastor jailed for burning woman to death in ’exorcism’

An evangelical Nicaraguan pastor and four followers have been sentenced to 30 years for burning a woman to death in a so-called exorcism ritual.

11/05/2017 Saa 08:23:31
POPE FRANCIS MAY STRUGGLE TO WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF HIS NAMESAKE IN MODERN-DAY EGYPT

POPE FRANCIS MAY STRUGGLE TO WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF HIS NAMESAKE IN MODERN-DAY EGYPT

During the sweltering heat of an Egyptian summer, a pair of humble friars wearing rough robes and walking on bare feet ignored the scoffing of knights on a fifth crusade to the Holy Land to cross to the Muslim forces and appeal for peace. One of the friars was St Francis of Assisi, the famous founder of the Franciscan order, and his meeting with Islamic leader Sultan Al-Kamil of Egypt has gone down in history as a powerfully moment of Christian/Muslim relationships.

25/04/2017 Saa 10:46:10
What is Easter Monday all about?

What is Easter Monday all about?

It’s Easter Monday, the last day of the holiday celebrations before work starts again.

17/04/2017 Saa 15:29:32
Pope Francis washes prisoners' feet on Maundy Thursday

Pope Francis washes prisoners’ feet on Maundy Thursday

Pope washed the feet of several convicts at a maximum security prison on Maundy Thursday.

14/04/2017 Saa 10:56:55
How did celibacy become mandatory for priests?

How did celibacy become mandatory for priests?

Priestly celibacy, or rather the lack of it, is in the news. There have been allegations of sex orgies, prostitution and pornography against Catholic clerics in Italy. On March 8, Pope Francis suggested, in an interview with a German newspaper, Die Zeit, that the Catholic Church should discuss the tradition of celibacy in light of an increasing scarcity of priests in rural areas, especially in South America.

28/03/2017 Saa 17:52:24
Pope open to studying ordination of married men as priests

Pope open to studying ordination of married men as priests

Pope Francis says the church must study whether it’s possible to ordain married men to minister in remote communities facing priest shortages.

10/03/2017 Saa 13:36:48
When does Lent start and why do we give things up from Ash Wednesday to Easter?

When does Lent start and why do we give things up from Ash Wednesday to Easter?

Most of us will try to give up something for Lent, whether it is chocolate, sweets, alcohol or meat –and a handful of us will manage to avoid consuming these things until Easter rolls around. But what is Lent and why do we mark it by giving up our favourite things?

28/02/2017 Saa 16:11:07
TB Joshua blasts fake prophets, says they are after money

TB Joshua blasts fake prophets, says they are after money

The founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, Prophet TB Joshua, has bemoaned the rise in fake pastors and prophets in Malawi.

11/01/2017 Saa 18:04:54
Important Facts about Jesus’ Second Coming

Important Facts about Jesus’ Second Coming

The Second Coming of Jesus regards the future return of Jesus to Earth, following His ascension, when he will defeat the Enemy, destroy evil and establish His millennial kingdom.

28/11/2016 Saa 15:39:57
King Mohammed VI’s Spiritual Influence, Bulwark Against Extremism: Mufti of Rwanda

King Mohammed VI’s Spiritual Influence, Bulwark Against Extremism: Mufti of Rwanda

The religious aura and spiritual influence of, was quoted by MAP as saying.

21/10/2016 Saa 16:22:34
Three Christian converts appeal Holy Communion lashes

Three Christian converts appeal Holy Communion lashes

Three Christian converts each facing 80 lashes for drinking alcohol during Holy Communion are due before an Iranian court to challenge their sentences.

15/10/2016 Saa 21:07:26
Church opposes Zambia's new body regulating religion

Church opposes Zambia’s new body regulating religion

The church in Zambia is speaking out after the president created a new body to oversee religious affairs in the country.

28/09/2016 Saa 14:12:26
Pastor sends pregnant wife packing, blames her for decline in church tithes

Pastor sends pregnant wife packing, blames her for decline in church tithes

A pastor identified as Apostle Kenneth Kiarie of the God’s Covenant Holiness Church in Mihang’o, Kayole in Nairobi has reportedly called off his 87-day-old marriage, sending his 23-year-old pregnant wife, Marion Wagitu packing, and blaming her for the decline in church members and tithe amounts in the church.

25/09/2016 Saa 09:26:06
If Iranians are not Muslims, what about the Saudis?

If Iranians are not Muslims, what about the Saudis?

I was not the least surprised by the declaration made by the Saudi Grand Mufti Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh that Iranians are not Muslims for the simple fact that they are descendants of Zoroastrians prior to the coming of Islam.

11/09/2016 Saa 09:40:30
Pope denounces 'sin of indifference' before Mother Teresa canonisation

Pope denounces ’sin of indifference’ before Mother Teresa canonisation

Francis criticises those who choose ‘not to see the many forms of poverty’ on eve of ceremony that will proclaim Mother Teresa a saint

3/09/2016 Saa 17:09:13
Pope praises witness of 10 athletes on Refugee Olympic Team

Pope praises witness of 10 athletes on Refugee Olympic Team

The 2016 Summer Games in Rio marks the first time a refugee team has officially participated in the Olympics

8/08/2016 Saa 18:24:29
Pope thanks Poles for clinging to faith in difficult times

Pope thanks Poles for clinging to faith in difficult times

Pope Francis prayed on Thursday before Poland’s holiest icon - the Black Madonna of Jasna Gora - and said outdoor Mass for a congregation numbering in the tens of thousands, thanking Poles for holding on to their faith in difficult times.

28/07/2016 Saa 14:15:06
Ancient Philistine Cemetery Could Solve Biblical Mystery

Ancient Philistine Cemetery Could Solve Biblical Mystery

The enduring biblical mystery of where the ancient Philistines came from may have finally been solved.

12/07/2016 Saa 10:43:17
Pope Francis welcomes new French envoy after gay snub

Pope Francis welcomes new French envoy after gay snub

The Pope on Thursday welcomed France’s new ambassador to the Vatican, two months after Paris abandoned its attempt to have a gay Catholic installed in the post.

23/06/2016 Saa 15:54:01
Islamist views on LGBT: what Quran says, and what it doesn't

Islamist views on LGBT: what Quran says, and what it doesn’t

ISIS has invoked Quranic passages about Sodom and Gomorrah in the killing of gays, including in Orlando. But prominent clerics vary widely on how homosexuals should be treated.

17/06/2016 Saa 10:26:58
Australian man claims he is Jesus Christ reincarnated, garners followers

Australian man claims he is Jesus Christ reincarnated, garners followers

A former IT specialist in Australia is claiming to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ, and his partner the repentant prostitute Mary Magdalene, according to reports.

7/06/2016 Saa 12:30:11
10 Worst Popes of all time

10 Worst Popes of all time

In the two thousand years since Christ walked the earth and founded one of the most influential religions in the world, church history has been documented by an incredibly diverse collection of stories that speak to mankind of blessings, curses, and everything in between. Millions have found hope because of Christianity – but millions have also been slaughtered in the name of God.

24/05/2016 Saa 17:33:58
Pope Francis Tells off Europe in Speech on Solidarity

Pope Francis Tells off Europe in Speech on Solidarity

Europe is struggling to live up to the vision of its founders, Pope Francis has said in a powerful speech that asked: “What has happened to you, the Europe of humanism, the champion of human rights, democracy and freedom?”

6/05/2016 Saa 16:04:39
Uganda: Pastor Arrested for Conducting Prayers with FDC

Uganda: Pastor Arrested for Conducting Prayers with FDC

Pastor Sandra Ngabo, the wife to the FDC’s Pastor Happy David Ngabo who was arrested earlier today at the Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] offices has warned Police and the Ugandan government in general that they will not win the spiritual war it has started against Opposition members and supporters.

3/05/2016 Saa 17:09:07
Jehovah's Witness Church Release Statement over Prince's Death, Says He 'Found Fulfilment Sharing His Faith with Others'

Jehovah’s Witness Church Release Statement over Prince’s Death, Says He ’Found Fulfilment Sharing His Faith with Others’

The Jehovah’s Witness Church has released a statement following the untimely death of Prince, who officially converted to the religion in 2003.

23/04/2016 Saa 10:02:51
Pastor who Accused Museveni of Killing Gen. Aronda & Brig Elia Kategeya Arrested

Pastor who Accused Museveni of Killing Gen. Aronda & Brig Elia Kategeya Arrested

Kampala: Pastor was arrested in Luzira prison and later granted court bail by the Buganda road court in Kampala on charges of spreading false propaganda against Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni that he is the one who killed the former Internal affairs General Aronda and BRIG Eriya Kategeya.

22/04/2016 Saa 14:11:50
Kasese: Police Detains a Pastor over Rape Charges

Kasese: Police Detains a Pastor over Rape Charges

A Ugandan pastor has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape a 19 year old girl.

22/04/2016 Saa 08:51:00
Defiant Pope Francis takes Refugees to Rome after Lesbos Visit

Defiant Pope Francis takes Refugees to Rome after Lesbos Visit

Pope Francis has taken a dozen highly vulnerable refugees who faced deportation from the Greek island of Lesbos back to Rome, offering them refuge in a rebuke to the EU’s policy of sending migrants and refugees back to Turkey.

18/04/2016 Saa 12:52:59
Did you know that Jesus Is Coming Back very Soon? 10 Signs

Did you know that Jesus Is Coming Back very Soon? 10 Signs

No one can tell us with certainty what tomorrow’s weather will be except the one who causes it - God - but by listening to the weather report or looking at the sky, people use their eyes and their brains to at least make an educated guess about tomorrow’s weather.

16/04/2016 Saa 16:23:35
We all Need prayers: Ahead of Greece Trip, Pope Francis Asks for Prayers

We all Need prayers: Ahead of Greece Trip, Pope Francis Asks for Prayers

Vatican City, with a last-minute trip to Lesbos just days away, Pope Francis remembered the refugees and residents of the Greek island during his general audience address, and asked for prayers ahead of his one-day journey.

13/04/2016 Saa 18:47:05
Pope Have Shocked the World, 5 Things he said

Pope Have Shocked the World, 5 Things he said

In only three years, Pope Francis has proven that he’s much more modern than Catholic leadership of the past. He’s got accounts on Twitter and Instagram, rocks out on Spottily, and even promotes tolerance and kindness toward same-sex romantic relationships. In short, he’s not like the other popes, he’s a cool pope.

13/04/2016 Saa 09:33:47
Uganda’s Pastor Praises President Kagame for Stabilizing and Developing his Country

Uganda’s Pastor Praises President Kagame for Stabilizing and Developing his Country

Over 500 members of the Rwanda community in Uganda including those from universities, business community and well-wishers, Thursday thronged Kansanga Miracle Centre in Kampala to attend a service, to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

9/04/2016 Saa 13:08:02
Church is ‘sponsoring terrorism’ as Crisis Engulfs the Country: Burundi Officials Say

Church is ‘sponsoring terrorism’ as Crisis Engulfs the Country: Burundi Officials Say

A Catholic aid official has urged the government of Burundi not to threaten the Church, which he says plays an important role in sustaining society.
Church told it’s ’attitudes must change’ as fears grow of civil war.

8/04/2016 Saa 13:59:23
Pope Francis will Visit Refugees on Greek Island, Vatican Confirms

Pope Francis will Visit Refugees on Greek Island, Vatican Confirms

In an effort to highlight the dramatic situation of refugees left in limbo on the Greek island of Lesbos, Pope Francis and other Christian leaders will meet with the migrants next Saturday, it has been confirmed.

8/04/2016 Saa 11:22:07
How To Be Sure God Listens To Your Prayers

How To Be Sure God Listens To Your Prayers

There are certain requirements we must fulfill before God will listen to our prayers.

2/04/2016 Saa 16:47:15
Before Easter Night Vigil, Historic Church was Burnt Down in Northern Finland

Before Easter Night Vigil, Historic Church was Burnt Down in Northern Finland

A large Lutheran church in Ylivieska, northern Finland, was totally destroyed Saturday night in a fire lit apparently on purpose.

28/03/2016 Saa 13:26:31
Easter 2016: Facts you Need to Know about Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday

Easter 2016: Facts you Need to Know about Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday

It’s that time of year when many people’s thoughts turn to chocolate, egg hunts, bunnies and the resurrection.

25/03/2016 Saa 19:17:43

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