Posts Tagged ‘Christians’

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For New Christians, Christmas has New Meaning

December 26, 2008

It’s not that Christmases past weren’t meaningful for Tracey Keim. But today, the 41-year-old Metuchen resident expects to have her most spiritually important Christmas yet, one revolving more around a manger than a tree.

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Kill Christians and Destroy Their Institutions

December 16, 2008

The eastern Indian state of Orissa, largely unknown to Catholics in the West before August, is a rural area with significant mineral resources. 

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Evangelical Sects put Iraqi Christians in Danger, Iraqi Bishop Says

December 5, 2008

iraq-church.jpgThe proliferation of foreign evangelical Christian sects in Iraq is putting Iraqi Christians in greater danger, said a Chaldean bishop. The fall of Saddam Hussein opened the doors to a large influx of Christian groups and movements from abroad, said Chaldean Auxiliary Bishop Shlemon Warduni of Baghdad.

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Sectarian Killings in Nigeria Continue: The Muslims and Christians of Jos

December 5, 2008

nigeria-sect-viol.jpgThe Katako market was still smouldering five days after it was razed to the ground by a mob of Christian youths. The bodies of ten people trapped in the fires that destroyed it had already been taken away and buried.

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Christians in Orissa, India Fear Violent Christmas

December 5, 2008

Christians in Orissa state are anticipating Christmas with fear as Hindu extremists have called for a state-wide bandh, or forced shut-down on all sectors of society, on Dec. 25 – a move that could provide Hindu extremists the pretext for attacking anyone publicly celebrating the birth of Christ.

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U.S. Christians Urged to Celebrate Christmas Without Bibles; Give Bibles Overseas

December 5, 2008

A Christian literature ministry is calling on believers in America not only to celebrate this Christmas without a Bible in hand, but also to clear their shelves of many of the Bibles they may have.

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The “Homosexual” Bible Angers Christians

December 2, 2008

A gay version of the Bible, in which God says it is better to be gay than straight, is to be published by an American film producer. New Mexico-based Revision Studios will publish The Princess Diana Bible – so named because of Diana’s “many good works”, it says – online at princessdianabible.com in spring 2009. 

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