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Pakistani Islamists continue protests against acquittal of Christian accused of blasphemy

Islamist protesters blocked roads in Pakistan’s major cities for a second day on Thursday, opposing a Supreme Court decision on Wednesday to acquit a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy allegations, media said.

Pakistan frees Christian woman facing death in blasphemy case

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy against Islam and ordered her freed, a ruling that set off protests by hardline Islamists but was welcomed by human rights advocates.

Former Catholic Priest renounces Christianity, converts to Islam, says ‘All scripture...

A popular Irish singer, who was also a former Catholic Priest, Sinead O’Connor, has renounced Christianity and converted to Islam.

Understanding the intersection of Ifa, Christianity and Islam

By Adesanya Oresanya "For this reason do your utmost to supplement your faith with virtue, your virtue with your knowledge, your knowledge with self control, your...

Colonialism undermined African Traditional Religion

By Margaret Kamba In his address to the British Parliament on 2 February 1835, Lord Macaulay said, “I have travelled across the length and breath of...

‘Christianity’ keeping black women single, lonely

By Liane Membis   Legs covered in skin-toned stockings, her skirt crisp to the knee, Patty Davis slips on the black heels she has shined for the...

Christianity: Pan-African women will connect for sustainable development

Women of African descent have made important contributions to the ecumenical movement and to their societies' sustainable development. However, their stories often remain untold...

A consideration of polygamy and the Bible

By Glenn Davies Conservative Christians in the Anglican Communion—especially those in Africa—have fought a long, hard battle against the acceptance and blessing of homosexual activity. Now,...

Faith puts Ghana at heart of global Christianity

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana is embracing the Christian faith with a fervour that is increasingly shaping its national identity. The country is...

Why Muslims, Christians must join forces

O People of the Book! Let us rally to a common formula to be binding on both us and you: That we worship none but God; that we associate no partners with Him; that we erect not, from among ourselves, Lords and patrons other than God. (Surat Al 'Imran, 64)

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