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2020 Jamaica Gospel Song Top Ten Finalists Chosen

2020 Jamaica Gospel Song Top Ten Finalists Chosen

The 2020 Jamaica Gospel Song Competition has selected its top ten finalists, who will compete at the competition’s grand final during the national Independence celebrations in August. The anointed top ten were chosen from the top 26 semi-finalists from across the...

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

The World Council of Churches on behalf of the fellowship of Christians all over the world has expressed deep sadness and concern over the ongoing communal mob violence in the northeast district of Delhi, India. This wave of faith-based violence which began on...

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

The Church in Mexico has expressed its support for several bills to eliminate the statute of limitations for the sexual abuse of minors, which stands now at ten years. The bills were introduced in the country’s Federal Congress and would only apply to future, not past...

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Reports are that Chinese churches are fighting back with spiritual weapons as the COVID-19 coronavirus continues its deadly rampage across the country.  The lead pastor of Root & Fruit Christian Church in Wuhan explained that no physical meetings are allowed...

Get to know Dean Smith

Get to know Dean Smith

Loving and Inspirational - Dean Smith is one of announcers at the Family Station, LOVE 101. Smith always possessed a special love for radio. However, it was not until Jamaica’s 1998 World Cup Campaign that he became certain announcing was definitely in his future....

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

The World Council of Churches, WCC is urging people to share accurate information, practice prevention, and pray for people suffering from the COVID-19, coronavirus outbreak. According to the WCC, the primary source for accurate information about coronavirus is the...

Pope Francis rules against ordaining married men in Amazon

Pope Francis rules against ordaining married men in Amazon

Pope Francis has ruled against ordaining married men in the Amazon region as a means of addressing the shortage of Catholic priests. Bishops backed the measure last year, but the decision needed the Pope's approval to be implemented. Catholic priests are required to...

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

The annual meeting of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the World Council of Churches was held in Switzerland last Thursday and Friday. A major feature of the meeting was detailed work on a joint document titled, “Serving Together in a Wounded...

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

An estimated 5 million Nigerian Christians took to the streets in protest against an increase of violence perpetrated against their religious community. The main protest march took place in Lagos. The protestors walked for three miles holding placards declaring: “All...