RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

01-Feb-2023 to 13:43

Pope Francis in Africa: calling a spade a spade?

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — Pope Francis who arrived in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa on Tuesday for a four-day visit has some unusually strong words about its 'forgotten genocide' and decades of exploitation in the world's most troubled continent.

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19-Jan-2023 to 16:32

Millions of Ethiopian Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Several millions of Ethiopian Orthodox Christians Thursday celebrated Epiphany that marks the travel of Jesus Christ from Galilee to River Jordan and his baptism by John the Baptist.

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03-Jan-2023 to 18:07

Burkina jihadists assassinate Catholic priest

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Religious leaders and places of worship are regularly targeted by jihadist groups active in Burkina Faso.

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16-Nov-2022 to 18:15

Saudi Arabia to renovate gutted Jakarta Islamic Center

APA - Jakarta (Indonesia) — To buttress the close brotherly relations between Saudi Arabia and Indonesia, Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister has announced the kingdom's readiness to restore the Islamic Center in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, which was partly gutted by fire last month.

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04-Nov-2022 to 20:26

Mali: Six people in custody for religious offences

APA-Bamako (Mali) — The individuals are accused of complicity for refusing to tell the authorities where a man "making blasphemous remarks" against the Muslim community was hiding.

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24-Oct-2022 to 12:12

Ramaphosa preaches hope, peace as Hindu community celebrates Diwali

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished the Hindu community of South Africa “a very happy and joyous Diwali” as the community celebrated their religious holiday of Diwali on Monday.

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28-Sep-2022 to 11:45

Rwanda to transform former maximum-security prison into fabulous Catholic parish

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The closed Rwanda’s largest and oldest maximum-security prison, commonly known as 1930, will be turned into fabulous Catholic parish by next year, an official source revealed Wednesday in Kigali.

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