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Bishop Innes prays for plane-crash families

Bishop Innes prays for plane-crash families

THE Bishop in Europe, Dr Robert Innes, has added his prayers to those of Christians across Europe for those who were killed when their plane crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday

WCC consults on humanitarian aid for Ukraine

WCC consults on humanitarian aid for Ukraine

THE World Council of Churches (WCC) is to consult its members about how to provide "a more adequate humanitarian response to the human suffering resulting from the conflict" in Ukraine

Evangelicals criticise Franklin Graham

Evangelicals criticise Franklin Graham

THE "crude, insensitive, and paternalistic" comments made by Franklin Graham, chief executive of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, about police shootings, have been condemned by Evangelical leaders

Ebola, one year on: down, but not out

Ebola, one year on: down, but not out

A NEW three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone will begin today to try to eradicate the Ebola virus. A year after the Ebola outbreak was first declared in West Africa, more than 10,000 people have died from the virus, and 25,000 have been infected

Tunisians condemn murder of tourists at museum

Tunisians condemn murder of tourists at museum

THE majority of Tunisians consider the murder of at least 22 people, mostly foreign tourists, at the Bardo Museum in the capital last week, as a "grievous offence to their tradition of hospitality and welcome", the Assistant Bishop for the North Africa Episcopal Area has said

Attacks on Christians in India

Attacks on Christians in India

AN ATTACK on a church in Jabalpur last Friday is the latest aggressive act stoking fear among India's Christians. Police have arrested six adherents of a right-wing Hindu group in connection with the attack, the Times of India reported

IS destroys more Christian antiquities in Iraq

IS destroys more Christian antiquities in Iraq

JIHADISTS belonging to Islamic State (IS) have extended their campaign of targeting ancient Christian sites by badly damaging the Syriac Catholic Mar Behnam Monastery at Hamdaniya, in Nineveh Province, in northern Iraq

Independent inquiry urged for Sydney churches

Independent inquiry urged for Sydney churches

THE Centre for Public Christianity, a non-denominational media company based in Sydney, has called for an urgent independent inquiry into domestic violence in the churches, and clergy responses to it

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World news in brief

Holocaust-denier is excommunicated 

New York priest on drink-driving charge

Kettering priest to be Episcopalian Dean of Chicago

China halts church demolitions

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A church that residents of the north-eastern Nigerian town of Damasak say was burned by Boko Haram, Reuters news agency reported on Tuesday

Cyclone disaster on Vanuatu: aid agencies send urgent help

Cyclone disaster on Vanuatu: aid agencies send urgent help

AID agencies are rushing to deliver humanitarian relief to the Pacific islands of Vanuatu, which were devastated by Cyclone Pam over the weekend

Welby addresses mourners after Pakistan murders

Welby addresses mourners after Pakistan murders

THE killing of at least 16 people in suicide bombings outside two churches in Pakistan on Sunday is part of a campaign of persecution against Christians that "the world seeks to hide", Pope Francis has said

The lamps are going out over Syria

The lamps are going out over Syria

THE metaphorical darkness of the conflict and human suffering in Syria has been matched by the physical decline in the number of lights still working, providing a symbolic picture of the worsening crisis

Welby reaches out via satellite station

Welby reaches out via satellite station

THE Archbishop of Canterbury has said that Christians around the world have a responsibility to show solidarity with those in the Middle East who are in danger

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World news in brief

South Sudanese women call for peace 

Cuban synod votes to return to Episcopal Church

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Organisation warns over religious freedom in Burma

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C of E statement on allegations surrounding Enoch Powell and satanic cults https://t.co/6BEhcprRsu

Mon 30 Mar 15 @ 11:38
Bishops from 6 continents call for urgent action on 'climate crisis' - read declaration (PDF) http://t.co/Y2AvxqSbst http://t.co/2aaRqdNOc8