RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

23-Sep-2022 to 13:56

Tutu’s lesbian daughter barred from officiating at funeral in UK

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The Church of England has barred the daughter of South Africa’s late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu from officiating at her godfather’s funeral because of her involvement in a same-sex relationship, APA learnt here on Friday.

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23-Aug-2022 to 12:09

Cote d’Ivoire: a model of classical religious coexistence

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Cote d’Ivoire, a multi-faith country with “42 percent Muslims and 30 percent Christians,” has enjoyed peaceful religious coexistence rarely seen in West Africa since independence.

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15-Jul-2022 to 15:35

Hajj 2022: How is Saudi Arabia serving pilgrims?

APA - Mecca (Saudi Arabia) — The scene looked majestic, as we climbed the Abraj Al Bait hotel chain near the Al-Haram Mosque, and when we reached the “Mecca Clock” at more than 600 meters above sea level, Mecca stretched to the horizon with all its prestige and brilliance.

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10-May-2022 to 12:42

How Islam and Christianity coexist in Senegal?

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal is an example of peaceful coexistence between different religious communities.

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08-May-2022 to 16:15

UN calls for investigations into recent inter-religious clashes in Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Saturday called on Ethiopian authorities to promptly initiate and conduct transparent investigations into recent inter-religious clashes in Ethiopia.

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05-May-2022 to 16:07

Senegal’s quota for Hajj 2022 revealed

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — This year, Saudi Arabia has decided to accept one million pilgrims because of Covid-19.

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01-May-2022 to 10:03

Tens of thousands of Ethiopian Muslims hold massive iftar, prayer

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Tens of thousands of Ethiopian Muslims on Friday gathered at a central square in Addis Ababa on Friday evening for a massive evening iftar meal, praying for peace at a time of national upheaval.

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