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Researcher Finds Dramatic Decline Of Christianity In Europe

“O ye of little faith.” It’s a message that appears several times in the Bible.  It’s also a timely thought given a new report on religious trends among young adults in Europe. It’s well known that many traditional denominations in the United States are seeing stagnating or shrinking membership, and more people are identifying as non-religious. In Europe, the decline of Christianity is so stark that the author of the new report from St Mary’s University in London was quoted as saying Christianity, “as a default, as a norm, is gone,…

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BUHARI TO AREWA PASTORS: NO HIDDEN RELIGIOUS AGENDA

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja called on religious leaders to work towards the broader goal of building a strong and unified nation, and avoid insinuations that could divide the populace, especially along religious lines. Receiving a delegation of the Arewa Pastors Non-Denominational Initiative for Peace in Nigeria led by Bishop John Abu Richard, President Buhari said religious leaders have the responsibility of creating an enabling environment for peace and development to thrive. “Some voices, for political or ethnic reasons are making unguarded statements accusing the government and myself…

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Pope Francis Says Hell Does Not Exist, Vatican Dismisses Report

Catholic Pope Francis made a startling revelation Thursday by stating that hell did not exist, in an interview with a leading liberal Italian newspaper. In an article entitled “It is an honor to be called a revolutionary,” La Repubblica editor Eugenio Scalfari acknowledged the pontiff’s previous remarks about how “good souls” who sought repentance from God would receive it and then asked: “What about the bad souls?”. Seemingly going against centuries of core Christian belief, Pope Francis said the souls of sinners simply vanished after death, and were not subject to an eternity of…

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Trump, Congress, Americans Pay Respects To Billy Graham

…….. as he lies in honour at the Capitol In a solemn ceremony, President Trump and congressional leaders paid tribute to the Rev. Billy Graham Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol, hailing him as a humble, home grown preacher who connected with millions worldwide. “America’s pastor,” said House Speaker Paul D. Ryan. As the body of the evangelical leader lay in honour in the Rotunda, Trump and congressional leaders delivered brief speeches praising Graham, and Congress’s chaplains offered prayers. In a rare moment of public self-reflection, Trump recalled for the crowd…

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Islamic Cleric Docked For Defamation, Inciting Disturbance

An Islamic Cleric based in Ilorin, Kwara State, Alfa Wasiu Jaguma has been arraigned before an Ilorin Magistrates Court on a two count charge of defamation of character and inciting disturbance. The accused, 40, of Ipata Oloje Area of the Kwara capital was docked before Mrs Fatima Binta Soliu alleged to have committed the offences on Feb 14, 2018. Police prosecutor, Inspector Mathew Ologbonsaiye told the court that Kamaldeen Saliu Olarewaju and Muhammed HabeebNababa of No. 19, Kamaldeen Street Okekere area of Ilorin respectively reported the matter to the Police…

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Famous American Evangelist, Billy Graham, Dies At 99

The famed evangelist, Billy Graham, who became known as ‘America’s Pastor’ has died at the age of 99. Graham died at his home Wednesday morning from natural causes, according to family sources. Born in Charlotte in 1918, North Carolina, William Franklin Graham Jr. was the oldest of the four children of William and Morrow Graham. He was raised on a dairy farm, and little in his childhood suggested he would become a world-renowned preacher. Then at 16, Graham attended a series of revival meetings run by outspoken evangelist Mordecai Ham. The…

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5 Injured As Attacker Slashes Worshipers In Indonesian Church

A sword-wielding attacker slashed worshipers as they prayed at a church in Indonesia on Sunday, injuring five people. The victims included the pastor of the church, according to police officials. They said the congregation was praying when the attack happened at Santa Lidwina Church in the Yogyakarta province of Java. Church security tried to prevent the attacker from entering the church, but he forced his way in, police officials told CNN Indonesia. Police opened fire on the attacker, who’s been hospitalized, it said.

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Valentine’s Day: Cleric Advises Christians On Sacrifice, Selfless Service

A cleric, Monsignor  Gabriel Osu has advised Christians to emulate the life of Jesus Christ, who was an example of sacrifice, purity and selfless service to humanity as the Valentine Day approaches. Osu, the Director of Social Communication, Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos in a statement in Lagos, said that Valentine Day should teach us about love and sacrifice. The 2018 Feast of Saint Valentine will be observed on Wed February, 14. On the same day, Christians are expected to start observing the 40-day Lenten season which usually starts on Ash Wednesday….

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Cleric To Parents: Desist From Negative Utterances On Your Children

A cleric and an official of Women Wing of Christian Association of Nigeria (WOWICAN) has warned parents and guardians against negative utterances on children. Akinsanya gave the warning on Thursday in Ilorin during “Kwara Mothers Prayer Week” organised by the wife of Kwara Governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed. The cleric, who spoke on “The Power of the Tongue”, said some parents and guardians were in the habit of saying negative things against children when provoked, noting that such utterances could affect the younger ones. She emphasised the importance of positive utterances…

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Nigeria, Nation At War With Herself, Says Oyedepo

……..Urges Members To Join Parties To Play Active Role in Politics The onslaught of the Fulani herdsmen against innocent farmers which led to the death of over 70 including women and children has been totally condemned by the Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo. Speaking on Sunday during each of the five services in Faith Tabernacle, the international headquarters of the Winners Chapel international, Bishop warned of an impending danger if the insurgency of the Fulani herdsmen is not curtailed. In a statement released and entitled:…

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