Music is a pervasive part of our daily lives, from the moment we wake up in the morning until the time we go to bed at night. We hear music in the car, at the gym, and throughout the day. In 2020 alone, some 240-plus million people were discovered needing some form of humanitarian aid, which meant that organizations and government institutions had their hands full. There has been a spate of violence in a region of Nigeria where a significant number of the population is Christian, resulting in numerous fatalities. These attacks have prompted calls for increased security measures to be implemented during the Christmas holiday period.
Controversial Brooklyn Bishop Charged With Fraud, Extortion, and Lying to FBI After Jewelry Robbery Valued at Over $1 Million
Bishop Lamor Whitehead, the leader of Leaders of Tomorrow International Ministries in Brooklyn, has been arrested and charged with fraud, extortion, and lying to the FBI. Whitehead gained notoriety last year when he and his church claimed to have been robbed of jewellery worth a large sum of money. … A priest from Slovenia reportedly close to the Pope has been charged with inviting two nuns to engage in a threesome and referring to it as a "Holy Trinity." A member of the Sudanese Armed Forces is suspected of setting fire to a Church of Christ building in El Daoka, located approximately 248 miles east of Khartoum. The 20-year-old structure was home to a congregation of 100 people.
Catholic Church to Beatify New Saints Including Married Polish Couple With Seven Children for Martyrdom by Nazis
Pope Francis has approved the designation of Józef and Wiktoria Ulma as martyrs, recognizing their suffering and death at the hands of the Nazis in 1944 for harbouring a Jewish family in their home in Poland. The couple, who had seven children, were killed along with all of their children. The pope…
Get in the Festive Spirit: Tiktok User Share Tips for Non-Jews Participating in Hanukkah Celebrations
As Hanukkah kicks off for Jewish communities worldwide, many individuals are hosting their celebrations and inviting friends to join in the festivities. But for those who may not be of Jewish heritage: "How can I fully participate in a Hanukkah celebration?" Never fear! Here are some ideas and tips … Father Frank Pavone, a prominent pro-life activist, known for causing controversy within the Catholic Church, was dismissed from the priesthood in the fall. Christmas is just around the corner, but the continued calls to boycott Christmas in China correspond with the resurgence of nationalism in the country over the past few years. The Society of Jesus, or simply the Jesuits, urged on Sunday all possible victims of a Jesuit priest-artist accused of committing spiritual and sexual abuse to come forward and contact them. Despite the bright and festive atmosphere of Hanukkah, the shadow of antisemitism loomed large as Jewish people in the region reported a disturbing rise in hate crimes, causing fear and insecurity among community members. Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury in London, said that Russia’s decision to try annexing Ukraine through a brutal war had “opened the gates of hell.” Désiré Majambere, the Country Director for Burundi at Tearfund, discusses the crucial role that the Church plays in promoting long-term peace in Burundi and shares his experiences working towards dialogue, reconciliation, and relationship-building in the country.
UK Government Apologizes for Prosecutors Stating That Certain Passages in the Bible Are 'Inappropriate'
UK prosecutors have acknowledged that it was not appropriate for them to argue in a case against a Christian street preacher that certain parts of the Bible are outdated and would be considered offensive if spoken in public.