With many hoping to smash the stained glass ceiling, the Church of England voted over allowing women to serve as bishops on November 20. But the ceiling remains intact, as the vote failed to pass and the outcome could have major implications for the Church’s future.
A suspected suicide car bomb killed eight people and injured more than 100 at a church in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, according to the national emergency agency. Rescuers took some of the wounded to hospitals after the explosion in the Malali area of the city,
Pope Benedict XVI’s butler will be tried on a aggravated theft charge over the leaking of hundreds of secret papers from the pope’s personal apartment to an Italian journalist, a Vatican spokesman said Monday. The butler, Paolo Gabriele, acted out of a desire to combat “evil
Two church bombings in northern Nigeria killed at least 15 people and wounded 38 others Sunday morning, the Red Cross said. Six children are among the wounded, Red Cross spokesman Andronicus Adeyemo said.
A Muslim mob has set ablaze a Catholic church frequented by Southern Sudanese in the capital Khartoum, witnesses and media reports said on Sunday. The church in Khartoum’s Al-Jiraif district was built on a disputed plot of land but the Saturday
For the first time in centuries no services were held to mark the festival of Easter in Christian churches of war-torn Homs as the Syria government inflicted a heavy bombardment in defiance of UN-brokered ceasefire talks.
The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George holds a special place in the hearts of many Lebanese