On September 14, Mr. Kwok Yat Ming, senior commentator and vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Journalists, attended the program “Looking around the world” performed in the ” Channel One” as its guest host and made an insightful discussion on the influence of Hong Kong’s religion on social culture and education, together with Mr. Daniel Ng, pastor emeritus of Hong Kong Evangelical Free Church in China, and Mr. Andy Fung, consultant of ELCHK Lutheran Academy and director of Hong Kong Bible Society. Read more
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, TEXAS, UNITED STATES (NOVEMBER 05, 2017) (NBC) – A good samaritan who was one of a pair of men that tracked down the alleged gunman who killed at least 26 worshippers and wounded 20 others with an assault rifle after storming a church in rural Texas on Sunday (November 5), said he was just doing what he thought was right.
Since September, a vampire scare has triggered mob violence in Malawi that has killed at least eight people accused of being blood suckers including two killings reported in the second city, Blantyre on Thursday (October 19). The vampire rumours appear to have originated in neighbouring Mozambique, although it was not clear what had sparked them. Belief in witchcraft is widespread in rural Malawi and authorities say they are struggling to convince the population that the vampire rumours are anything but true.
SIRSA, HARYANA, INDIA (SEPTEMBER 10, 2017) (ANI) – An illegal skin bank operating out of the headquarters of the spiritual group of Indian “godman” Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh – currently in jail for raping two of his followers – has been sealed, authorities said on Saturday (September 09). Continue reading
Houston megachurch pastor Joel Osteen says his church has “always been open,” refuting claims on social media that the church closed its doors to Harvey victims. Continue reading
FATIMA, PORTUGAL (MAY 12, 2017) (POOL) – Pope Francis was greeted by tens of thousands of worshippers when he arrived in Fatima on Friday (May 12) where he will make saints of two Portuguese shepherd children who are believed to have seen apparitions of the Madonna 100 years ago.
Pope Francis calls for tolerance and blesses Egypt as one of the earliest nations to embrace Christianity, as he leads mass in Cairo’s Air Defense Stadium.
On Easter, Pope denounces “oppressive regimes” but urges restraint and condemns Aleppo bus convoy attack after leading mass in St. Peter’s Square. Saskia O’Donoghue reports
Pope Francis denounced “oppressive regimes” in his Easter message Sunday and called for world leaders to prevent the spead of conflict.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama says the 21st century should be century of dialogue to achieve world peace.
Pope Francis says does not believe there will ever be women priests in the Roman Catholic Church and that it is not humane to close borders to refugees.