Religion

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 31st, 2012
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ABSTRACT: A number of commentators have described Nigeria as one of the most religious countries in the world. It is also one of the most densely churched countries in the world. One can hardly drive in a car for five minutes or walk for fifteen minutes in many parts of the country without seeing a [...
By IndepthAfrica
In Lifestyle
Feb 24th, 2012
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Christianity was dealt a further blow yesterday when a devout care worker was told she had no legal right to take Sundays off. Celestina Mba, 57, lost her claim for constructive dismissal after a judge ruled her employer could make her work on the Sabbath. The Baptist mother-of-three claims she was f...
By benim
In News
Sep 15th, 2011
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AN ADULTEROUS Christ Embassy PASTOR was humiliated on Saturday when his wedding ceremony ended prematurely after his real wife’s sister produced his marriage certificate. William Chakabwata, 40, was supposed to tie the knot with his live-in-lover Rhoda Vimbai Mashonganyika (age not established)...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Aug 30th, 2011
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Gangs of armed youths in the volatile Nigerian city of Jos attacked Muslims as they gathered to celebrate the last day of Ramadan on Monday, killing a number of them and burning their cars, witnesses and the military said. The city, which lies between the country’s mostly Muslim north and the p...
By benim
In Analysis
Aug 29th, 2011
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I am of the firm opinion that Ghanaian pastors must be regularly checked to weed out those of dubious character. For how long are Ghanaians going to be held in psychological bondage by the new crop of pastors who are shamelessly seeking ludicrous wealth, fame and power? Are some of these pastors not ...
By benim
In News
Jul 19th, 2011
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Meaning and applications Sharia means “the clear, well-trodden path to water” in Arabic. While it is the religious law of Islam, there are only a handful of countries – such as Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Iran – where all aspects of sharia, including “hudud” punishment...
By benim
In Lifestyle
Jun 29th, 2011
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Recent debate over the legalisation of same-sex marriage in New York has led to speculation over whether or not Jesus Christ had a homosexual relationship. GC Bryan, a psychologist and Catholic author, was recently interviewed in a magazine called Out Smart – which describes itself as a gay, bi...
By benim
In Algeria
May 25th, 2011
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Accused of disobeying a law regulating worship, all seven Protestant churches in Algeria’s eastern Bejaia region were ordered shut by local authorities, a church leader said Wednesday. “We received notification ordering us to close the seven churches throughout the region,” said Mus...
By benim
In Religion
May 21st, 2011
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OAKLAND, Calif. – Some shut themselves inside to pray for mercy as they waited for the world’s end. Others met for tearful last lunches with their children, and prepared to leave behind homes and pets as they were swept up to heaven. And across the globe, followers of a California preacher̵...
By benim
In News
May 20th, 2011
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Saturday is last day on earth, claims evangelical Christian Harold Camping, 89, wrongly predicted ‘the rapture’ date once before in 1994 God’s chosen few ascend to heaven, sinners left behind to face earthquakes Atheists hold parties to celebrate ‘inevitable embarrassment̵...