Colombian national police reported last week that Sister Gloria Cecilia Narvaez, a Colombian citizen, who was kidnapped by gunmen in Mali on 7 February was abducted by the Macina militia. “Intelligence tells us that it is the Macina Liberation Front [an Islamist radical sect of Fulani cattle herders and farmers […]
Month: April 2017
After the Palm Sunday bomb blasts at two Coptic churches which killed nearly 50 Christians Egypt’s Christian community is coming together to welcome Pope Francis to the country. Three thousand young Catholics are part of the arrangements to welcome the Pope. About 250 young people from each of Egypt’s Catholic […]
In a face-to-face encounter with a Boko Haram Female suicide bomber in Chibok, Daniel Maiva narrowly survived a bomb blast. He talked to Global Christian News about the attack. The village was of Chibok was traumatized by the attack and abductions by the Islamist terrorist group and at that time, […]
Senators in Pakistan issue call to reform controversial Blasphemy Laws Three women dressed in burqas opened fire and killed an alleged “blasphemer” in Nangal Mirza village, Pasrur tehsil, on 20 April 2017. The women identified as Amna, Afshan and Razia, reportedly went to the house of Mazhar Hussain Syed, a […]
Bible Lesson: Mark 16:1-8 Theme Verses: Vs. 6 But he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid Him.” It was early Sunday morning when three prominent women went to the tomb with some spices to balm the dead body of Jesus.
A leading Roman Catholic Bishop, Joseph Danlami Bagobirii, diocese of Kafanchan, Kaduna State, has blamed the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasiru El Rufai, for the continuous killing of Christians in Southern Kaduna State by Islamist Fulani herdsmen and accused the governor of complacency in the Jihad against Christians in […]
In this chapter Paul now turns to another vital issue which had obviously been raised by the Corinthians: the resurrection. In these verses, therefore, Paul sets out the main facts of the gospel. Verses 3-7 may reflect a common recital of faith which was becoming a “creed”.
Islamic Fulani Herdsmen still killing Christians in rural areas of southern Kaduna state, according to a leading clergyman in the area. The Ven John Bwankwot, of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the southern Kaduna Zone, declared that Christians are still being targeted and killed in Southern Kaduna, despite […]
Thousands of Copts attended worship at Abbassiya Cathedral on Saturday night amid tight security as Pope Tawadros II, head of Egypt’s Copts, celebrated the mass. In attendance also were several officials and public figureds. The Pope addressed the 5,000 strong congregation saying: “Our hearts are in great deal of pain for […]
In a vicious drive to take over Christians schools and snuff-out churches in Sudan, the government is arresting the leaders of the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC) and teachers who resist the takeover. It is also denying permits for the building of churches and planning to demolish churches in Sudan. […]