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Pope Francis Declares Mafiosi ‘Excommunicated’ at Mass in Mafia Power Base

By Anugrah Kumar, Christian Post Contributor Speaking to a gathering of tens of thousands of people at the power base of a highly dangerous organized crime group in Italy, Pope


Zimbabwe: Victorious Ladies Convention Begins Tomorrow

The Herald – At least 40 000 women from Zimbabwe and beyond are expected to converge in Harare for the United Family International Church’s Victorious Ladies Convention which begins in

Community News Sports

In Bronx, Joy and Agony for Ghana’s World Cup Match

By Liz Robbins, New York Times – The faithful filed into a tiny back storeroom of the Malata African Market in the Bronx, making their way past the bins of

Sports World

Turmoil for Ghana, and Fruitless Win for Portugal

Brasilia, New York Times — The fact that 11 players from Ghana stepped onto the field to face Portugal at the appointed time was a victory in itself. After a


Africa: Leaders Must Not Grant Themselves Immunity for Crimes Against Humanity

Catholic Information Service for Africa (Nairobi) — Proposals to grant sitting African leaders immunity from prosecution for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity will completely undermine the integrity of

Church & Ministries

Namibia: Joyce Meyer Jets in

By Ndapewoshali Shapwanale – Charismatic Christian author and motivational speaker Joyce Meyer arrived in Namibia and was received by the Governor of Khomas, Laura McLeod-Katjirua, as well as various church


Many African Females at Risk of Obstetric Fistula

By Moki Edwin Kindzeka, VOA News – Medical personnel in French-speaking Central African countries say obstetric fistula haunts 40 percent of women. It is a severe condition where women cannot

Church & Ministries

Nigeria: Assemblies of God Church Crisis Worsens As Members Clash in Enugu

By Tony Edike, Vanguard — The crisis in the Assemblies of God Church Nigeria, with its polarising effects, took a dangerous dimension, yesterday, as members of the two camps clashed


New Malawi President Sacks Army Chiefs

  Lilongwe, MalawiI, VOA News — New Malawian President Peter Mutharika fired his army chief on Wednesday without giving any reason for dismissing a commander instrumental in ensuring a smooth transfer of


Nigeria Shopping Center Blast Kills 19

VOA News – A bombing at a Nigerian shopping center killed at least 19 people and wounded 52 Wednesday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Islamic extremists are