RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

17-Feb-2015 to 10:20

Pope offers the homeless ‘free’ services at the Vatican

APA – London (United Kingdom) — Pope Francis’s offer of a free shower and shave for the homeless; including African migrants, caused long queues at the Vatican, on Monday, sources say here.

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15-Feb-2015 to 07:26

Zimbabwe: Court issues arrest warrant for flamboyant preacher

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A Zimbabwean court have issued a warrant of arrest for flamboyant preacher Uebert Angel Mudzanire after he failed to appear in court to face fraud allegations, APA learnt here Sunday.

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12-Feb-2015 to 12:48

‘In Africa gay marriage is a sign of curse’ – Ivorian Bishop

APA- Bouake (Cote d’Ivoire) — - The Metropolitan Archbishop of Bouake in Ivory Coast, Monsignor Paul Simeon Ahouanan Djro, declared Tuesday that "gay marriage" is perceived in Africa as a "sign of curse.''

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09-Feb-2015 to 09:23

Botswana closes hundreds of churches

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Monday said it plans to shut down more than 300 churches that have been registered and failed to operate.

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07-Feb-2015 to 11:16

Zuma, interfaith group meet to promote a better S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has convened the first Presidential Interfaith Working Group meeting in Pretoria to promote a closer working relationship with key sectors of society.

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29-Jan-2015 to 19:08

Malawi: February 8 as prayer day for disaster victims

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi will on Sunday, February 8, observe a National Day of Prayer and worship in remembrance of those who lost their lives during floods and thunderstorms that hit the country some few weeks ago.

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29-Jan-2015 to 15:19

Egypt: Body to launch int’l campaign to correct Islam’s image abroad

APA- Cairo (Egypt) — On of Egypt’s highest religious bodies, the Dar al-Ifta will start an international campaign next year that aims to correct Islam’s image abroad via several channels like convoys of clerics that tour the five continents, according to the Mufti Shawqy Allam.

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