Pope Francis to Visit Thailand, Japan in November

Pope Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November for a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the small Catholic communities in each country. The Vatican confirmed the Nov. 19-26 trip, and its diplomatic representative in Thailand, Archbishop Paul Tschang In-Nam, announced the Thai stop on Friday. Francis …

Pope Francis to Visit Thailand, Japan in November

Pope Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November for a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the small Catholic communities in each country. The Vatican confirmed the Nov. 19-26 trip, and its diplomatic representative in Thailand, Archbishop Paul Tschang In-Nam, announced the Thai stop on Friday. Francis …

Iran’s intelligence minister says Christianity is spreading in parts of Iran

Iran’s intelligence minister has admitted publicly for the first time that Christianity is spreading throughout Iran. Iranwire.com reports Mahmoud Alavi, the Islamic Republic’s intelligence minister, was giving a speech in front of several Shia Muslim clerics when he announced “Christianity is spreading in “parts” of Iran.” In an apparent attempt to make light of the …

Iran’s intelligence minister says Christianity is spreading in parts of Iran

Iran’s intelligence minister has admitted publicly for the first time that Christianity is spreading throughout Iran. Iranwire.com reports Mahmoud Alavi, the Islamic Republic’s intelligence minister, was giving a speech in front of several Shia Muslim clerics when he announced “Christianity is spreading in “parts” of Iran.” In an apparent attempt to make light of the …

Library in UK bans Christian volunteers for singing Bible stories to children

After eight years of entertaining children at Burgess Hill library, Noah’s Ark group got banned for singing Bible Stories to kids. According to CBN news this group is a volunteer from a church run playgroup (The King’s church in West Sussex, United Kingdom) they sing songs like “Mr Noah built an Ark” and “God has …

Sri Lanka attack targeted at Christians kills more than 100

Joy turned sadness in Sri Lanka churches and hotels on the calm of Easter Sunday as horrific bombings killed at least 207 people. Though the source of the eight explosions that locked down a country of 21 million people is yet unknown. Sri Lanka’s minority Christian community appeared to be the main target of Sunday’s …

Bishop David Oyedepo urges the IDPs to have faith in God

Bishop David Oyedepo, the president of the living Faith Church urges the internally Displaced Persons (IDPs ) to keep hoping in God. He gave this encouragement on Saturday while donating relief materials worth over N5 million to the IDPs in Jalingo, Taraba State. Represented by the Resident Pastor of the church in the state, Rev …

CHURCH OPINION: Marriage proposal; Should I inform my pastor?

Since marriage is a life long, irreversible relationship, the stage of securing the consent of the would – be partner known as proposal is very important. Marital relationship should not be based on assumption, it has to be definite; the other partner should give his/her consent to it. Should I inform my pastor before proposing …

CHURCH OPINION: Marriage proposal; Should I inform my pastor?

Since marriage is a life long, irreversible relationship, the stage of securing the consent of the would – be partner known as proposal is very important. Marital relationship should not be based on assumption, it has to be definite; the other partner should give his/her consent to it. Should I inform my pastor before proposing …