Judge Hands Guilty Verdict To Canadian Pastor Charged With Violation of Pandemic Rules; Pastor Vows to Issue Challenge
A Chilliwack judge has handed a guilty verdict to a Canadian pastor who was charged with violating COVID-19 protocols at the height of the pandemic. A Christian organization in Malaysia released a bilingual video on the eve of the 15th General Election (GE15) urging all citizens to troop to polling precincts to cast their votes. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints show support for a new bill protecting Same Sex Marriage Couples
Jonesboro Methodist Church’s Disaffiliation Move Over Sexuality Row Could Lead to Spiritual Void Among Members
The July 2022 decision of a Jonesboro-based United Methodist church to sever ties with the mother church over a disagreement with matters of sexuality has left a gaping void in its members’ spirituality.
Herschel Walker Takes Swipe at Sen. Raphael Warnock, Says Vampire in Horror Film ‘Sounds Like the Senator’
Herschel Walker, the Republican candidate for Georgia Senate, recently made a rambling comment likening incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock to a vampire in a horror movie he watched. The Alabama man convicted of participating in a murder-for-hire scheme of a preacher's wife in 1988 is set to die by lethal injection on Thursday night. Pope Francis recently met with German Bishops at the Vatican despite the Roman Catholic leadership's ongoing concern over the German Synodal Way. African Church Leaders of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar Calls for Climate Justice for UN's COP-27 conference.
Charlottesville Churches Honor 3 UVA Students Killed in Campus Shooting, Demand Actions Against Gun Violence
At least two churches in Charlottesville, Va., have held memorial services honoring the three University of Virginia (UVA) student-athletes who died during an armed attack on Sunday. Some religious leaders in Sri Lanka have criticized the government's planned promotion of cannabis cultivation in the country to generate tax revenues. The leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as Mormons) have expressed their support for a congressional bill that seeks to safeguard the right of gay couples to marry legally. Church of God in Christ is providing affordable housing plans and assessing properties for further related work to resolve housing issues.
Nova Scotia Court OKs $10M Settlement With Roman Catholic Church Over Clergy Sex Abuse Class-action Suit
A court in Nova Scotia in Canada has approved a $10-million settlement with the Roman Catholic Church relevant to a class-action lawsuit versus clergy members in the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth. The heads of Christian organizations in India recently issued a statement denying the accusations of religious conversions in Assam, located in India’s northeastern region. A group of churches in Sarawak, Malaysia, had urged the region’s Christians to unite in praying for safe elections and voting according to their conscience.