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20,000 Christians to be killed by Fulani Jihadists by 2023, Intersociety alleges •Says many places of worship also to be destroyed

20,000 Christians to be killed by Fulani Jihadists by 2023, Intersociety alleges •Says many places of worship also to be destroyed No fewer than 18,000 Nigerian Christians, especially women, children and the elderly, would be killed by the time the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari completes its second term on May 29, 2023, according to the Int’l Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety).  The group made the allegation...... more

Fire guts Paris’ historic St. Sulpice church

Fire guts Paris’ historic St. Sulpice church Fire has been reported at Paris’ historic St. Sulpice church, built in the 19th Century. According to Le Parisien, firefighters are extinguishing the blaze, which burst through the doors of the 19th Century building. The wooden doors were on fire, and a stained glass window was damaged. The rest of the...... more

Edo House Speaker Adjoto threatens aggrieved Muslims as battle over Imamship rages in Benin City

Edo House Speaker Adjoto threatens aggrieved Muslims as battle over Imamship rages in Benin City Crisis is brewing at the Benin City mosque in Edo State as a group of Muslims are protesting what they called the illegal imposition of a Chief Imam for the Central Mosque of the Muslim community in Benin City. The group known as ‘Aggrieved Muslims’ who worship at the Central Mosque...... more

Hajj Reporters to honour stakeholders

Hajj Reporters to honour stakeholders Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society that monitors and reports hajj and umrah activities in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia, on Thursday announced plans to honour hajj stakeholders that excelled in service delivery to Nigerian pilgrims. Officials from Saudi Arabian and Pakistani ministries of hajj, and other countries are expected to attend...... more

BREAKING: Several worshippers reported dead as gunmen storm mosques

BREAKING: Several worshippers reported dead as gunmen storm mosques There are "multiple fatalities" after shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, police in New Zealand have confirmed. Three men and one woman are in custody, police commissioner Mike Bush told a news conference. Witnesses told local media they ran for their lives, and saw people bleeding on the...... more

Man gets 10 years in prison for insulting Islam

Man gets 10 years in prison for insulting Islam A Malaysian man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for insulting Islam and the Prophet Mohammed on his Facebook page, police said. The 22-year-old Facebook user, identified as "Ayea Yea," pleaded guilty to 10 charges in a Kuala Lumpur court. The Royal Malaysia Police filed charges against three other social...... more

Jehovah’s Witnesses tortured in Russia

Jehovah’s Witnesses tortured in Russia Just nine days after Dennis Christensen was unjustly convicted in a Russian court, at least seven of Jehovah’s Witnesses were subjected to physical abuse – electric shocks, suffocation, and beatings – by Russian investigators in the western Siberian city of Surgut. “While torturing our brothers, the officers demanded to know the...... more

Pope compares child sex abuse to ‘human sacrifice’, vows to take action

Pope compares child sex abuse to ‘human sacrifice’, vows to take action Pope Francis on Sunday vowed to tackle every single case of sexual abuse by priests in the Roman Catholic Church, comparing paedophilia to “human sacrifice”.  But his public address to the Church’s top bishops at the end of a landmark summit in the Vatican on tackling clerical assault of minors threatened...... more

St. Augustine Catholic Church, Benin gets new Church complex

St. Augustine Catholic Church, Benin gets new Church complex The Catholic Archbishop of Benin Metropolitan See, and President, Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), His Grace, Most Reverend Augustine Obiora Akubueze, has admonished Christians to avoid being used as agents of destabilisation, violence in order not to undermine this weekend’s election. Rather, he said they should go out and exercise...... more

Sex abuse survivors challenge Pope at the Vatican

Sex abuse survivors challenge Pope at the Vatican  Roman Catholics who were sexually abused by clergy are insisting that decisive actions to confront the decades-long problem of pedophile priests and church cover-ups must come out of an upcoming Vatican summit. A founding member of the advocacy group Ending Clergy Abuse, Peter Isely, contended Sunday that Pope Francis is “facing...... more

Pope gathers bishops for sex summit

Pope gathers bishops for sex summit  Pope Francis gathers bishops from around the world at the Vatican this week for a hotly-awaited summit on tackling the wave of child sex abuse scandals assailing the Catholic Church. The heads of around 100 bishops’ conferences from every continent will convene from Thursday to Sunday for the meeting on the...... more

RCCG plans 77-hour marathon praise for Adeboye’s 77th birthday

RCCG plans 77-hour marathon praise for Adeboye’s 77th birthday The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) plans 77 hours of praise to celebrate the 77th birthday of its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, according to its National Music Director, Pastor Kunle Ajayi. Ajayi told newsmen at a news conference in Lagos on Saturday that the ‘77 Hours Marathon Messiah’s Praise’...... more

Pope admits Priests, Bishops sexually abused nuns

Pope admits Priests, Bishops sexually abused nuns Pope Francis admitted Tuesday that priests and bishops in the Catholic Church had sexually abused nuns.  “There are some priests and also bishops who have done it,” the pontiff said in response to a journalist’s question on the abuse of nuns, speaking on the return flight from his trip to the...... more

Pope Francis advises politicians on abortion, others

Pope Francis advises politicians on abortion, others Pope Francis has urged politicians of all faiths to safeguard the rights of the unborn and has exhorted abortion opponents to also assure that children are born into a world where they can live with dignity. Francis spoke at the Vatican to an Italian Catholic anti-abortion group. He praised their efforts...... more

Nigerian, African churches boom in London

Nigerian, African churches boom in London  On a cold, grey Sunday morning, in a London street lined with shuttered builders’ yards and storage units, songs of prayer in the Nigerian language of Yoruba ring out from a former warehouse that is now a church. The congregation, almost entirely dressed in white robes, steadily grows to around 70...... more

Winners end annual fasting and prayer with special humanitarian seed to 87 IDP camps

Winners end annual fasting and prayer with special humanitarian seed to 87 IDP camps Members of the Living Faith Church Worldwide also known as Winners Chapel this Sunday demonstrated their love for God and humanity in line with the biblical injunction of giving to the needy through a generous donation of gift items ranging from clothing to foodstuff and cash for internally displaced persons across...... more

Two die after eating sweets offered at Indian temple

Two die after eating sweets offered at Indian temple Two women have died and nine others including two children are undergoing treatment after eating contaminated food at a Hindu temple in southern India, police said.  It is the second such case in two months in the southern state of Karnataka, after at least 11 people died and 29 others fell...... more

19 die in bomb attack at Philippines church

19 die in bomb attack at Philippines church Two bombs at a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines have killed 27 people and injured dozens more, local officials say. The first blast happened as Sunday Mass was being celebrated at the church on Jolo island, where Islamist militants are active. As soldiers responded, a second device was detonated in...... more

Religious leaders warn against impending popular revolt, call for greater citizen action to check drift

Religious leaders warn against impending popular revolt, call for greater citizen action to check drift A forum convened for religious leaders to proffer solutions to peaceful, violence free and credible elections in Nigeria, have admonish their ilk and the citizenry to brace up to urgently rescue the country from the “brink of disaster” in order to avert an impending popular revolt. Worried by what they perceive...... more

CAN holds National Prayers ahead of general elections

CAN holds National Prayers ahead of general elections The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Saturday held prayer sessions for the success of next month’s general elections.  It also prayed for all Christians contesting for various posts, that the will of God be done concerning their ambition. Beyond the elections, the Christian body asked members to pray for God to...... more

2019 Polls: Okoh warns Christians against complacency

2019 Polls: Okoh warns Christians against complacency Primate of The Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Most Rev’d Nicholas Okoh, has called on all Christians not to be complacent about the 2019 general elections but to go out en masse to get their voters card. “Go and get your voters card now, hold on to it, it is your sure ticket...... more

China passes law to reform Islam •Sustains crackdown against Muslims and Islamic symbols

China passes law to reform Islam •Sustains crackdown against Muslims and Islamic symbols  China has passed a new law that seeks to "Sinicize" Islam within the next five years, the latest move by Beijing to rewrite how the religion is practised. China's main English newspaper, Global Times, reported on Saturday that after a meeting with representatives from eight Islamic associations, government officials "agreed to...... more

Sultan to Muslims: Look out for new moon

Sultan to Muslims: Look out for new moon The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday, urged Muslims to start looking for the new moon of Jimada Ula 1440AH. Abubakar made the call in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto. “This is to inform the Muslim...... more

Ndigbo Muslims lament rejection, marginalisation by their people

Ndigbo Muslims lament rejection, marginalisation by their people The Ndigbo Muslims of Nigeria have expressed apprehension over their continued existence in the predominantly Christian region. At the recent summit of prominent Ndigbo Muslim faithful penultimate week in Enugu, the religious minority adherents expressed shock and anxiety that still plague them. It was their first national summit, therefore, it was...... more

Tens of thousands protest in India over flashpoint temple

Tens of thousands protest in India over flashpoint temple  Tens of thousands of women formed a human chain across a southern Indian state on Tuesday, in support of a court order overturning a partial ban on women entering one of Hinduism’s holiest temples, witnesses said. The ‘Women’s Wall’ rally was backed by the communist government in Kerala state where the...... more

Christian Pilgrimage: Israel denies 25 Nigerians visas

Christian Pilgrimage: Israel denies 25 Nigerians visas 25 out of the 137 intending Christian Pilgrims for this year’s (2018) pilgrimage from Gombe State have been denied visas by the Israeli authorities. The Executive Secretary of the Gombe State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr. Joseph Iliya Bega who revealed this during the farewell ceremony of the Pilgrims explained that...... more

Christmas: Ndigbo Muslims congratulate Christians •Urge tolerance to move Igbo Nation forward

Christmas: Ndigbo Muslims congratulate Christians •Urge tolerance to move Igbo Nation forward Ndigbo Muslims of Nigeria have congratulated their Christian counterparts, especially in the Southeast geopolitical zone, over their Christmas festival being celebrated today, Tuesday, December 25, 2018. The apex Ndigbo Muslim group, South Eastern Muslims Organization of Nigeria (SEMON) which made the felicitation in a press statement issued this afternoon, said it...... more

Christmas: Displaced Jos residents return home, celebrate at Barkin Ladi Church

Christmas: Displaced Jos residents return home, celebrate at Barkin Ladi Church Some internally displaced in Jos, Plateau State capital, have returned to Kakuruk village in Gashish district of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state, after been displaced for over six months. The returnees on Tuesday joined their Christian counterparts to celebrate Christmas at the Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN)....... more

From Aso Rock to Nigerians: Merry Christmas!

From Aso Rock to Nigerians: Merry Christmas! President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress have been photographed together, at Aso Rock wishing Nigerians a very Merry Christmas. The rare photo of the three leaders of the All Progressives Congress, was sent by the president’s photographer, Sunday Aghaeze. Earlier today, in...... more

Christmas: Obi prays for Anambra, Nigeria and all men of goodwill

Christmas: Obi prays for Anambra, Nigeria and all men of goodwill Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has admonished Christians and all men of goodwill to use the occasion of Christmas celebration to extend the hands of love and care to the less privileged. “Let us all thank God that we are here today to celebrate...... more

 

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