Category: World News

Egyptian Christians protest over a church burning

Egyptian Christians protest over a church burning Egyptian Christians protested on Monday a church was set on fire on the outskirts of Cairo, the latest sectarian flare-up in a country already facing political turmoil, witnesses said. Some Muslims also joined the crowd of about 1,000 people who gathered outside the state television building in central Cairo.

Inter-Orthodox consultation begins discussion on the nature of the church

Inter-Orthodox consultation begins discussion on the nature of the church A week-long inter-Orthodox consultation with the aim of studying the Faith and Order document “The Nature and Mission of the Church” began its work on Thursday 3 March in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. The aim of the consultation is to offer distinctly Orthodox insights as part of a world

More German theologians sign up to open letter

More German theologians sign up to open letter Over 200 German-speaking theologians have now signed an open letter calling for married priests and “women in Church ministry” but a German bishops’ conference spokesman says there is nothing new in the demands. As of Feb. 15, 227 theologians from three German-speaking countries had signed their names

Sopore girls were friendly with Christian believers, says Kerala evangelist

Sopore girls were friendly with Christian believers, says Kerala evangelist An evangelist working with the Malankara Orthodox Church in Kerala has claimed that the killing of the two girls in Sopore in Kashmir may have had to do with the fact that they were friendly with some Christian believers in the area. Paul Ciniraj Mohammed, director of the Salem

No time to visit church? Confess via iPhone

No time to visit church? Confess via iPhone Users of iPhone can now perform contrition and other religious rituals without visiting church, thanks to a new online application. "Confession: A Roman Catholic App", created by a US-based company called Little iApps, is designed for Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad and iPod, the Telegraph reported.

Persecution against Coptic Orthodox Christians; Prayer Vigil at Florida on January 22

Persecution against Coptic Orthodox Christians;  Prayer Vigil at Florida on January 22 On Saturday January 22nd the Coptic Orthodox community from all over Florida will gather for a prayer vigil. Hundreds of people will gather in memory of the helpless victims to this terrorist attack on Christians. The Coptic Orthodox community around the world has rallied in protest

Muslim clerics call for unity after Egypt church bombing

Muslim clerics call for unity after Egypt church bombing Muslim clerics across the Middle East used their Friday sermons to discuss tolerance and call on Christians and Muslims to unite against terrorism, as they condemned a deadly bombing outside a Coptic church in Egypt last week. Coptic Christians around the world celebrated their Christmas Day on Friday.

Egypt Copts mark Christmas under tight security

Egypt Copts mark Christmas under tight security Coptic Christians were gathering in Egypt for Christmas Eve services on January 6, protected by a cordon of steel put up by security forces after a New Year church bombing killed 21 people in Alexandria. Security officials said at least 70,000 officers and conscripts were fanning out across the country

Christmas Message 2010 from the WCC general secretary

Christmas Message 2010 from the WCC general secretary The nativity of Jesus Christ is proclaimed by angelic choirs in the heights of heaven, and the joyous news is echoed afterwards by modest shepherds in fields near Bethlehem. Meanwhile, a mother and father care for their newborn child. No place for this family could be found in the inn,

Ecumenical news agency suspended, editors removed

Ecumenical news agency suspended, editors removed Ecumenical News International, an award-winning agency reporting on religion and based at the World Council of Churches (WCC), has been temporarily closed and had its two top editors removed, one of them said on Monday. The decision, taken at a meeting of its executive committee last week
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