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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)

Nigerian, other megachurches overtaking US congregations

According to a list compiled by the Leadership Network, attendance is high in western and eastern Africa, and at least 25 of Africa's megachurches are in Nigeria. Lagos, the capital, ranks second in the world after Seoul, with a combined weekly attendance of 346,500 people. “The list is not based on membership, ministry impact, seating capacity, or building size but on actual attendance – adults and children, all services, all physical campuses on an average weekend for the year, not counting anyone twice," wrote Warren Bird of Leadership Network.

Church sends woman collection notice for unpaid tithes

By Jazmine Denise Rogers According to ABC Action News, Tampa resident Candace Peterson was shocked when she received a collection notice from the Greater Mount Moriah...

‘There is no Trinity in the Holy Bible’

More than two billion people profess to be Christian. Most belong to churches that teach the Trinity—the doctrine thatthe Father, the Son, and the...

Forgive Catholic persecution of evangelical Christians – Pope

By PIETRO DE CRISTOFARO and NICOLE WINFIELD TURIN, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis asked forgiveness Monday for the Catholic Church's persecution of members of a...

Christians need to face the bad news about Christianity

By Michael Brendan Dougherty Christianity is declining in the United States, according to new Pew surveys. And I have some news for my fellow Christians:...

Is Christianity Dying?

By Russell Moore* Christianity is dying. At least, that’s what major newspapers are telling us today, culling research from a new Pew Center study on what...

Christianity losing adherents as Islam, Atheism gain – report

(Reuters) An extensive study done by the Pew Research Center has yielded some fascinating information regarding the trajectory of world religions over the next...

Popular Evangelist, Rev. Robert Schuller, remembered as dreamer, pastor, dad

By AMY TAXIN GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people remembered the late televangelist Rev. Robert H. Schuller as a dreamer, upbeat pastor and...

Archaeologists discover early image of beardless Jesus Christ

BY ROSSELLA LORENZI Archaeologists in Spain have unearthed one of the earliest known images of Jesus, shedding new light on the appearance of Christianity in...

Malaysian court rules “Allah” only for Muslims

  By EILEEN NG   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's top court on Monday upheld a government ban forbidding non-Muslims from using "Allah" to refer to God,...

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