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Brunei says 19 Islamic words cannot be used by other religions

WORDS such as “Allah“, “mu’min” (believer) and “masjid” (mosque) cannot be used with regards to another religion besides Islam, said a senior syariah officer yesterday.

February 28th, 2014 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

‘Hardest day in 50 years of ministry service, says David Yonggi Cho

The 78-year-old disgraced megachurch pastor said that it was the hardest day of his 50 years of ministry when he heard the verdict on Thursday.

February 26th, 2014 | Posted in Asia,World | Read More »

David Yonggi Cho convicted of embezzling $12 million

DAVID Yonggi Cho, founder of South Korea’s Yoido Full Gospel Church, has been sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling $12 million in church funds, Christianity Today reported on Monday.

February 26th, 2014 | Posted in Asia,News Headlines | Read More »

Suicide bomber kills South Korean Christians on Israel tour

A bus full of South Korean Christians who saved money for years in order to visit biblical sites in Egypt and Israel were attacked Sunday by a suicide bomber.

February 18th, 2014 | Posted in Middle East,News Headlines | Read More »

Indian bishops commit to renewal of Church, society

AT their plenary assembly held Feb. 5-12, the Indian bishops discussed pastoral challenges in the nation and continuing the implementation of the Second Vatican Council, reports Catholic News Agency.

February 18th, 2014 | Posted in India | Read More »

Obama says Uganda anti-gay bill would be ‘step backward’

Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama warned Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni against enacting anti-gay legislation Sunday, calling it a “step backward” that would complicate ties with Kampala.

February 17th, 2014 | Posted in Africa | Read More »

President of National Council of Churches in India praises Modi

PRESIDENT of the National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) Bishop Taranath S Sagar praised BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi for pursuing developmental issues.

February 17th, 2014 | Posted in India | Read More »

‘I met Jesus through God’s servants’ concern’

“I met Jesus through those God’s servants’ concern that day. Today, God has lifted me up and made me enquire the wellbeing of many people around me,” says Pastor S Thamarai Selvan of Good Life AG Church in Thiruppathur, Sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu.

February 12th, 2014 | Posted in Interviews | Read More »

Love others to get God’s blessings, Marthoma church head

MAR THOMA Church head Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan has said that with the blessings and grace of God one can work miracles in the world.

February 12th, 2014 | Posted in India | Read More »

Church of England to combat gender-based violence

THE General Synod has today approved a motion moved by Mr Philip Fletcher, Chair of the Mission and Public Affairs Council to act further to combat gender-based violence.

February 11th, 2014 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

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