Pan African Women of Faith will gather in Washington, DC from 13-15 November to advocate with the US Congress, for global maternal and child nutrition. The gathering will also observe the 400th anniversary of the arrival of enslaved African peoples to Jamestown, Virginia.
Turkish President Recep Erdogan will meet President Donald Trump at the White House tomorrow. This comes a little more than a month since the withdrawal of US troops and the start of a Turkish invasion into northeast Syria which on October 9. Amnesty international said Turkish forces have carried out serious violations and war crimes. Christians were reported to be a specific target.
Christian Aid and its local partners are responding to those affected by Cyclone Bulbul, which damaged thousands of homes across India and Bangladesh over the weekend. The cyclone has killed 20 people across India and Bangladesh, according to recent reports, displacing some 2 million more.
Two Armenian Catholic priests were shot to death yesterday at the entrance of a church in eastern Syria. According to International Christian Concern the Church leaders were traveling in car to inspect an Armenian Catholic Church which has suffered damage because of the Syrian conflict. ISIS official Amaq media outlet claimed responsibility.
Christian historian and columnist for the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Tim Stanley is calling for Christians to reclaim Christmas. He argues that the observance of Christmas doesn’t really reflect what Christians are supposed to believe and the true meaning of Christmas is being ignored and forgotten. He is calling for Christians to “boycott Christmas to save it.
A teenage girl said her Catholic school administrators disciplined her for being gay.