(RNS) The Christian minority in Sudan is facing growing violence, harassment and discrimination, a church leader says.
Author Archives: Fredrick Nzwili
About Fredrick Nzwili
Fredrick Nzwili is a journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. For more than 15 years, he has written about religion, politics, peace and conflict, development, security, environment and wildlife. His articles have appeared in international media organizations among others; The Tablet, The Christian Science Monitor, The National Geographic and Kenyan local newspapers; The Standard and the People Daily. He holds two degrees from the University of Nairobi – a bachelor's degree in sociology and literature and a post-graduate diploma in mass communication. He is married and has two daughters.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Christian and Muslim leaders in Nigeria welcomed a controversial law that bans same-sex marriages and imposes a 14-year jail term for homosexual relations.
(RNS) Roman Catholic Archbishop Nestor Desire Nongo-Aziagbia of the Central African Republic said that although guns have gone silent, the crisis is far from over.
(RNS) Church leaders in Libya remain hopeful that Christians in the mostly Muslim country will be allowed to practice their faith, even as the country appears to move towards Shariah law.
(RNS) A Ugandan cleric who ministers to homosexuals has criticized the passage of a controversial law that imposes life imprisonment for homosexual acts.
(RNS) The former French colony has been trapped in a bloody conflict since March, when Seleka, a coalition of rebels, overthrew President Francois Bozize, a Christian, and installed Michel Djotodia, a Muslim, instead.
(RNS) Nelson Mandela was educated, first at Clarkebury and then at Healdtown, Methodist boarding schools that provided a Christian liberal arts education.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) At prayer healing services in some Pentecostal churches, pastors invite people infected with HIV to come forward for a public healing, after which they burn the person’s anti-retroviral medications and declare the person cured.
(RNS) A cycle of violence in the Central African Republic is quickly degenerating into a religious conflict between Christians and Muslims.