The Christian Association of Nigeria is calling on the country’s government to secure the release of its chairman of the Nasarawa State unit, Bishop Joseph Masin, who was kidnapped from his house by gunmen last week.
As protests spread across the United States over the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, President Donald Trump said he supports the right of peaceful protests, but opposed the ongoing violence and vandalism which dishonors Floyd’s memory.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, May 31 to June 6, in Church history. They include the conversion of an English king to Christianity, Pope John Paul visiting Communist Poland, and the on-air premiere of The Far East Broadcasting Company.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said Saturday that the National Guard would be fully mobilized after another night of violent protests erupted in Minneapolis and St. Paul. "The situation in Minnesota is no longer in any way about the murder of George Floyd. It is about attacking civil society, instilling fear and disrupting our great cites," Walz said
In a late-night 5-4 decision Friday, the Supreme Court rejected a California church’s request to set aside Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recently issued public-health guidelines that allow congregations to meet in person but limits attendance to 25% of the building’s capacity, with a maximum of 100 attendees.
A video of actor Denzel Washington helping a black homeless man in Los Angeles as police officers arrested him last week has gone viral on social media following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota on Monday.
Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who was recorded kneeling into the neck of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man who died in police custody on Monday, has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Friday.
At least 57 people were killed this week in attacks carried out by an Islamic rebel group in the northeast Democratic Republic of Congo as escalating violence near the Ugandan border has displaced hundreds of thousands of people so far this year.
Twitter censored an early morning tweet from President Trump Friday, deeming it as “glorifying violence” after he called violent protesters reacting to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers “THUGS” and warned that looters will be shot as rioting intensified in the city.
The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has sided with three female athletes in Connecticut who are suing the state athletic association over its policy of allowing trans-identified males to compete in girls' sports.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Thursday said that progressive elected officials who are issuing orders to curb the spread of COVID-19 that restrict churches but not secular entities do so because they “hate faith.”
President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Thursday urging federal agencies to hold social media companies accountable for censoring political viewpoints despite reported opposition within the White House.
A judge in Brazil has blocked the appointment of a former Christian missionary and pastor to head country’s federal indigenous affairs agency after concern was raised by advocacy groups that oppose evangelical outreaches to tribes in the Amazon.
The head of a human rights group that monitors Christian persecution worldwide has expressed concern over news that the People’s Republic of China has enacted new security legislation over the semi-autonomous city of Hong Kong.
Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. is being skewered online for encouraging members of the public to pray for the Minneapolis police officers involved in the brutal death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man who died Monday while in their custody.