RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom is sounding the alarm about violence against religious minorities in Delhi, India. It says mobs are terrorizing the streets, targeting mostly Muslims, but Christians are also being affected.

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Palestinian tourism officials announced today the Church of the Nativity in the biblical city of Bethlehem is closing indefinitely.  This is due to fears of the new coronavirus, only weeks ahead of the Easter holiday that draws tens of thousands of visitors and worshipers.

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According to a media report, Pope Francis was tested for the coronavirus on Tuesday after he began to show symptoms of a cold. The result of the test was negative.

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US Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear and Yaqeen Institute founder Imam Omar Suleiman are to engage in discussion as to how evangelicals and Muslims can find a way forward in this time of division and distrust. The event is being hosted by the Veritas Forum at North Carolina State University, where some 500 evangelical students are expected to be in attendance.

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North Carolina director of Blexit, Danielle Robinson describing herself as a devout Christian reportedly said as a black woman she is proud of inroads President Trump has made into the black community.  She cited as examples, unprecedented low unemployed for African Americans, and allocation of a record amount of federal money to historically black colleges. Blexit, which means the exit of black Americans from the Democrat Party, is encouraging African Americans to change the status quo for their good by supporting the Republican Party.

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Nigerian priest, David Echioda who was kidnapped after Mass on Sunday, March 1 has been freed.

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  • Love 101

    Love 101

    Love 101 also continues to pray for our beloved nation – Jamaica.

    There is peace in the storm. Be encouraged.