Christianity

South Sudanese refugees are making a home, and a church, in Central New York

South Sudanese refugees are making a home, and a church, in Central New York

(RNS) — With help from the Episcopal diocese and a local interfaith agency, a group of South Sudanese refugees has found a home and a welcoming community to grow their small congregation. The post South Sudanese refugees are making a home, and a church, in Central New York appeared first on Religion News Service.

Baptist watchdog flunks Forever 21, praises H&M in annual ‘ethical fashion’ report

Baptist watchdog flunks Forever 21, praises H&M in annual ‘ethical fashion’ report

(RNS) — Nearly 100 companies earned a low average score of 33.6 out of 100. The post Baptist watchdog flunks Forever 21, praises H&M in annual ‘ethical fashion’ report appeared first on Religion News Service.

Baptist watchdog flunks Forever 21, praises H&M in annual ‘ethical fashion’ report

Baptist watchdog flunks Forever 21, praises H&M in annual ‘ethical fashion’ report

(RNS) — Nearly 100 companies earned a low average score of 33.6 out of 100. The post Baptist watchdog flunks Forever 21, praises H&M in annual ‘ethical fashion’ report appeared first on Religion News Service.

Kidnappers Demand $17 Million for Release of U.S. Missionaries in Haiti

Kidnappers Demand $17 Million for Release of U.S. Missionaries in Haiti

The criminal gang that abducted a group of 17 North American Christian missionaries in Haiti this weekend has demanded $1 million each for their release.

U.S. Christian Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti: 17 Adults and Children Taken

U.S. Christian Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti: 17 Adults and Children Taken

A group of 17 Christian missionaries including children was kidnapped late Saturday by an armed gang near Haiti’s Port-au-Prince, a voice message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowledge of the incident has claimed.

Delingpole: Last Rites Should Not Have Been Denied to Slain Catholic MP

Delingpole: Last Rites Should Not Have Been Denied to Slain Catholic MP

The police reportedly denied access to a Catholic priest who wanted to give the Last Rites to Sir David Amess MP after his fatal stabbing.

Border dispatches: Mayor says local crime rate hides citizens’ values

Border dispatches: Mayor says local crime rate hides citizens’ values

(RNS) — A 3,200-mile bike ride along the U.S.-Mexico border to see what America’s immigration policy looks like in action. The post Border dispatches: Mayor says local crime rate hides citizens’ values appeared first on Religion News Service.

Border dispatches: Mayor says local crime rate hides citizens’ values

Border dispatches: Mayor says local crime rate hides citizens’ values

(RNS) — A 3,200-mile bike ride along the U.S.-Mexico border to see what America’s immigration policy looks like in action. The post Border dispatches: Mayor says local crime rate hides citizens’ values appeared first on Religion News Service.

Russian Jehovah’s Witness sentenced to over four years in prison for his faith

Russian Jehovah’s Witness sentenced to over four years in prison for his faith

(RNS) — Since April 2020, five men, including Vladimir Skachidub, have been convicted and imprisoned for practicing their faith in Russia’s Krasnodar Territory, where their religion is considered an extremist group. The post Russian Jehovah’s Witness sentenced to over four years in prison for his faith appeared first on Religion News Service.

Russian Jehovah’s Witness sentenced to over four years in prison for his faith

Russian Jehovah’s Witness sentenced to over four years in prison for his faith

(RNS) — Since April 2020, five men, including Vladimir Skachidub, have been convicted and imprisoned for practicing their faith in Russia’s Krasnodar Territory, where their religion is considered an extremist group. The post Russian Jehovah’s Witness sentenced to over four years in prison for his faith appeared first on Religion News Service.

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