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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Religion and Spirituality

    SCOTUS: Alabama May Not Execute Inmate without Pastor Present

    The US Supreme court has stayed the execution of an inmate in Alabama because no pastor was present. Inmate  Willie B. Smith III was scheduled...

    Evangelist Ravi Zacharias Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Rape

    Influential evangelist Ravi Zacharias has been accused of rape, sexual misconduct, unwanted touching and spiritual abuse in a report by his own ministry. Zacharias, who...

    Pope Appoints First Woman to Senior Synod Posting

    Friday, 6th February, Pope Francis appointed two people as under-secretaries to the Synod of Bishops. The appointees were Sr Nathalie Becquart and Fr Luis...

    China Reportedly Suspends Religious Gatherings to Contain Spread of COVID-19

    Some areas in China will suspend religious gatherings during the upcoming Lunar New Year holidays in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19,...

    Vatican Sentences Former Bank Chief to Prison for Property Embezzlement Scam

    A court on Jan. 21 sentenced the former chief of the Vatican bank to nearly nine years in prison for charges of embezzlement, misappropriation...

    Muslim Groups in France Refuse to Sign Anti-Extremism Charter

    After five of the eight groups signed President Emmanuel Macron’s charter rejecting extremist sentiments, three are still refusing to sign. After five of the...

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