RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

04-Mar-2022 to 15:27

Pope Francis due in DRC, South Sudan in July

APA - Kinshasa (DRC) — The Pontiff will visit the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan from July 2 to 7, the Vatican announced Thursday in a statement.

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20-Jan-2022 to 10:29

Ethiopian epiphany an explosion of colour

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Orthodox Christians across Ethiopia Wednesday celebrated Epiphany, the baptism of Jesus Christ, with an explosion of colour around religious and cultural events.

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27-Dec-2021 to 07:17

Zimbabwe bans New Year crossover prayer meetings

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean police have banned all-night prayer meetings and New Year crossover sermons as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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16-Nov-2021 to 15:45

Macky Sall’s view of Islam

APA - Caire (Egypt) — Famous Egyptian columnist Souleymane Juda was impressed by President Macky Sall’s memoire, “Le Senegal au Coeur” (Carrying Senegal in the Heart).

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26-Sep-2021 to 18:13

Ethiopia: Orthodox Christians celebrate Meskel- Founding of true cross

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia and Eritrea Sunday celebrated the Meskel festival, commemorating the founding of the true cross on which Jesus was crucified.

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23-Aug-2021 to 18:07

“I never prayed as much as in prison” - Gbagbo

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — At a service in an evangelical church in Abidjan on Sunday, Laurent Gbagbo revealed that he had “never prayed as much as in prison,” in reference to his time in The Hague.

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16-Aug-2021 to 11:25

Zouglou: "The musical genre dedicated to praising God"

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivorian singer Richard Kreme describes Zouglou, originally a secular musical genre, as a “useful” form of music to praise God.

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