Religion Belief

Universities Forewarn Bible Students over Graphic Images of Crucifixion

mwaniki wanjiku   | Jan 05, 2017 09:12 PM EST

Theology students are given advance warning that they may encounter disturbing images while studying the crucifixion of Jesus to give them a chance to leave if they fear getting upset, the Daily Mail reported. read more

Chinese Christians Swelling In Number As Orthodox Christianity Gets Left Behind

Kristina Fernandez   | Nov 03, 2014 05:18 AM EST

China, an officially atheist country that is converting into Christianity at a breakneck speed, is bound to become the world’s largest Christian country with about 250 million faithful by 2030, save for one group—the Orthodox Christians. read more

Vatican Recants Gay Comments, Alters Draft Report

Christl Leong   | Oct 17, 2014 05:08 AM EDT

The Vatican has altered a draft report detailing the ongoing debate in the Catholic Church on the issue of homosexuals and gay marriage after the document came under fire from conservative English-speaking members of the clergy. read more

Vatican Family Values Synod Report Radical Change, ‘Welcomes’ LGBT

Erika Villanueva   | Oct 14, 2014 08:00 AM EDT

The Vatican recently released Monday a preliminary report on homosexuality stating that gays, although with problematic relationships, have gifts to offer the Catholic Church. read more

Israel Grants Permits For Gazans to Pray at Jerusalem Mosque

Kristina Fernandez   | Oct 06, 2014 01:44 AM EDT

Hundreds of Muslim Gazans paid a rare visit to a key mosque in Israel on Sunday after restrictions against travel from the Hamas-controlled Palestine eased to make way for the celebration of the Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha. read more

More Christians Escaped Iraq and Stayed in Amman

Rafael Ross   | Oct 03, 2014 06:26 AM EDT

Jordan is experiencing a surge of Iraqi refugees who escaped the Islamic State (ISIS) persecution. read more

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