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2014/11/23 15:44
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The 244 senior Roman Catholic clerics from Africa meeting in Rome this month are confronting the problem of priestly celibacy on the continent, according to some sources close to the Vatican - writes...
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2014/11/21 12:29
2014/11/21 12:29
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UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, this week invited 20 of its major partners from the private sector and civil society to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention...
2014/11/19 15:27
2014/11/19 15:27
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Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis condemned the "unacceptable episodes of violence" in Jerusalem, episodes that "do not spare even places of worship," after an attack in a...
2014/11/19 09:30
2014/11/19 09:30
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In Africa, where up to 40% of the health care facilities are provided by faith based organizations, Dr Mirfin Mpundu, executive director of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN), says that due...
2014/11/18 06:43
2014/11/18 06:43
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Oxford Diocesan Synod has passed a resolution urging the Church of England’s National Investing Bodies to disinvest from fossil fuel companies. The resolution was passed with a majority of 52 in...
2014/11/17 20:29
2014/11/17 20:29
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Grateful for the opportunity of working for a global fellowship of the churches, the two new interns at the World Council of Churches (WCC) aspire to use their personal and professional experiences...
2014/11/17 14:43
2014/11/17 14:43
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A football club in Belgium's top division has declined the offer of a sponsorship deal from a leading Roman Catholic newspaper, for fear of attracting ridicule, Belgian media report - writes Andreas...
2014/11/15 14:06
2014/11/15 14:06
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The Diocese of Oxford today voted to divest from fossil fuels, becoming the first to do so in the Church of England. By a majority of 52 votes to 37, with seven abstentions, a resolution was passed...
2014/11/15 00:39
2014/11/15 00:39
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On Tuesday, Chicago's Roman Catholics will see Blase Cupich installed as archbishop, an event that's happened only six other times in a century. The story of three of his predecessors — who served...
2014/11/13 15:43
2014/11/13 15:43
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What are the Christian theology and practices that undergird peace and reconciliation as fundamental Christian values? How can churches adequately articulate and affirm imperatives of gospel values of...
2014/11/12 12:43
2014/11/12 12:43
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The head of the World Council of Churches has lamented the decline of Christianity in the West, while also praising rapid growth of the faith in developing countries - reports Ecumeical News...
2014/11/11 08:48
2014/11/11 08:48
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Health News of Tuesday, 11 November 2014 Safe burial key to reduce Ebola – WHO The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a new protocol for safe and dignified burial of people who die from the...
2014/11/11 08:06
2014/11/11 08:06
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Then-President Yasser Arafat talks to the media two months before his death in 2004 The former leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation may have become a Christian before his death ten years...
2014/11/09 19:12
2014/11/09 19:12
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The United Nations Organization has set a deadline to bring the Ebola Virus Disease under control - December 1 is the date set, with one of the main focuses being burials, where at least 20 per cent...
2014/11/08 21:28
2014/11/08 21:28
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News From AfricaSunday, 9 November 2014, 10:05 amPress Release: Africa News News From AfricaStatement by the IMF Staff Mission to NigerPosted: 07 Nov 2014 09:39 AM PSTNIAMEY, Niger, November 7,...
2014/11/07 02:59
2014/11/07 02:59
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Just in time for Billy Graham’s birthday – he turned 96 on Friday – there’s a major new biography out about the Charlotte-born evangelist. Grant Wacker, a professor of Christian history at Duke...
2014/11/06 22:39
2014/11/06 22:39
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Globe and Mail reporter Colin Freeze and columnist André Picard were among those honoured Wednesday by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association with Excellence in Journalism awards for their efforts...
2014/11/06 13:15
2014/11/06 13:15
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In a few short weeks I will conclude my service as Chief Executive Officer/Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance. For the past 10 years I have had the immense privilege of leading this...
2014/11/04 06:24
2014/11/04 06:24
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Religion news: Mormon church acknowledges founder’s teen bride Week in religionThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints church acknowledged via a recent essay published on its official website...
2014/11/02 03:19
2014/11/02 03:19
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Israeli soldiers escort a group of Palestinian school children as they walk through the Israeli settlement of Havat Ma'on in West Bank. The students’ journey takes them through a legal and political...
2014/11/23 15:44
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