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Growing Up Fearful in Nigeria

ABA, Nigeria — Horror calls down to us from northern Nigeria. Most of the 276 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram rebels last spring are still unaccounted for. On Nov. 10, Boko Haram bombed a high school in Potiskum, killing at least 48 children. Last month, the group killed 48 fish vendors near the border with […]

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Mind Your Business!

Your Choice ☑ In our daily lives, we come across people of different tribe and culture, different ethnicity, race and colour, people of different philosophy and ideology, people of different religious backgrounds and those that even have no religion. With all these differences, we try to get along because one way or the other, we […]

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Catholics call for Israeli hate-crime crackdown

A spate of hate crimes against Christian places of worship in Israel has prompted usually reticent Roman Catholic officials to speak out, hoping that intervention by authorities might bring an end to the vandalism. In the early hours of September 4, vandals set fire to the door of a renowned Trappist monastery in Latrun (outside […]

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BREAKING: A New Gospel Revealed, Fragments Refers to Jesus’ Wife | Harvard Magazine

The front of a papyrus fragment from an early Christian codex on which is written a previously unknown gospel, the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife. AT 7 P.M. this evening in Rome (1 P.M. EST), Hollis professor of divinity Karen L. King revealed to a conference of Coptic scholars the existence of a newly discovered Christian […]

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Cross to bear? UK denies Christians right to wear crucifix

The British government asserts that Christians have no right to wear a cross or crucifix at work and is eager to prove it in court. The case was initiated by two British women Nadia Eweida and Shirley Chaplin, after they were punished for refusing to take off their religious symbols. Nadia Ewedia is a British […]

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Do not be afraid, Bishop Kukah appeals

By MATTHEW KUKAH ON Christmas day, a bomb exploded at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Madalla, in Niger State, killing over thirty people and wounding a significant number of other innocent citizens who had come to worship their God as the first part of their Christmas celebrations. Barely two days later, we heard of the tragic […]

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