German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases
The federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh.
In Boston, victims of Church sex abuse face lifetime of healing
In Boston, victims of Church sex abuse face lifetime of healing.
Governor Emmanuel, Senator Akpabio embrace in church
Members of Cardinal Ekandem Catholic Church Uyo when the Akwa Ibom PDP governorship candidate, Governor Udom Emmanuel and his opponent of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Nsima Ekere were locked in a warm embrace, while calling for peace in forthcoming general elections in the state.
Germany mulls introducing 'mosque tax' for Muslims
The idea, similar to Germany's church tax, would aim to make mosques independent of foreign donors. Germany's government and progressive Muslim leaders have supported the idea.
California church to offer beer during services
California church to offer beer during services the greater purpose community church in Santa Cruz says it will serve beer and wine during Sunday services.
Couples from Israel and Lebanon say 'I do' in Cyprus
In both Lebanon and Israel, Couples must marry in a mosque, church or synagogue. For couples of different religions, atheists or anyone who wants to see their union regulated by a civil code, there is only one solution: those who can afford it are left to wed abroad.
Spain's king leads mourning at a mass for Barcelona attack victims
Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia on Sunday joined Spanish and Portuguese political leaders at architect Antoni Gaudi's famous Sagrada Familia church, for a mass in honour of the victims of the Barcelona van attack at Las Ramblas.
Police say 'gang war' root of Anambra church attack
Police say 'gang war' root of Anambra church attack.
Mass with pope Francis in Egypt begins
Pope Francis leads a mass for Egypt's small Catholic community on Saturday as he visits the country in support of its Christians following a series of deadly church bombings.