Authorities in the Turkish city of Konya have removed posters warning Muslims against taking Jews and Christians as friends. The posters displayed at bus stops quoted chapter 5 verse 51 of the Quran, which says: “Do not take the Jews and the Christians as allies.” “And whoever is an ally to them among you – then indeed, he is of them.” According to reports, persecution continues to be a growing problem for religious minorities in that Islamic majority country since President Erdogan came to power.
Pastor Andrés Suárez of the Christian Center in Columbia have partnered with general manager of an alliance project with the state of Israel to bring water to residents of a small Columbian village near Cucuta. The Israeli company “Watergen” has created an award-winning innovative machine that can create up to 800 litres of fresh drinking water every day by converting air.
A survey released yesterday from the American Jewish Committee has found that 88% of American Jews say anti-Semitism is a problem in the U.S. Meanwhile, the Anti-Defamation League has reported that at least 12 white supremacists were arrested this week on allegations of plotting, threatening or carrying out anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. since the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue nearly one year ago.
Head of the Vatican’s Christian unity office Cardinal Kurt Koch has advised that evangelization always needs enculturation for the Gospel to be understood in different cultures.
Several media outlets are reporting that as Halloween approaches, witches who oppose President Trump are planning to cast a “spell” on his administration. The self-styled witches say they are planning to conduct a ritual on October 25 to prevent Mr. Trump from causing harm to the US by his actions. It’s said witches have been trying to cast spells against Mr. Trump since his inauguration in 2017.