Myanmar: Junta lays landmines around church

Myanmar’s military junta has laid internationally banned antipersonnel landmines around a Catholic church building it has desecrated and occupied in the ethnic minority Shan state, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

‘Indiana Supreme Court Just Protected all Religious Institutions to Be Free from Government Interference’

In 2017, Joshua Payne-Elliott, who taught at Cathedral Catholic High School in Indianapolis, entered a same-sex union in violation of both his employment agreement and Catholic teaching. After an extensive period of dialogue between the high school and the archdiocese, it was made clear to Cathedral that it needed to require teachers to uphold Church teaching to remain affiliated with the Catholic Church.

Young Children Of Late Deacon Killed In Sudan

Sudanese Christians are mourning after suspected Muslim militants killed the three young children of a deceased Catholic Church deacon in Sudan’s Central Darfur region, Worthy News established late Tuesday.

Biden Signs Pro-Abortion Executive Order, Defying Church

U.S. President Joe Biden signed a new executive order on Wednesday that he said aims “to protect access to reproductive healthcare” after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the constitutional right to abortion.

One Of Two Kidnapped Priests Found Dead

Catholic leaders say a Nigerian priest abducted last week was found murdered Tuesday while his colleague escaped from his kidnappers in Nigeria’s northern state of Kaduna.

Nigeria Leaders Pray After Kidnappings Priests

Christian leaders have appealed for prayers after two Catholic priests were kidnapped in northern Nigeria over the weekend amid ongoing abductions of Nigerian clergy by suspected Islamic fighters.

Gunmen Kill 2nd Abducted Priest in Nigeria

A Catholic priest has been killed by kidnappers while on his way to Sunday Mass in Nigeria’s southern Edo State, hours after another priest was murdered, his church confirmed Sunday.

Gunmen Kidnap Christians In Abuja

Gunmen abducted a Christian father and his teenage daughter from one of Africa’s largest housing estates in Nigeria’s capital Abuja, their neighbor told Worthy News Sunday.

50 Killed In Nigeria Church Attack

Nigeria’s Cardinal John Onaiyekan has condemned the shooting by suspected Muslim herdsmen at a church in his nation which killed over 50 people, including children.

Nigeria: Islamic rioters vandalize churches in Sokot

Islamic rioters in Nigeria’s Sokoto state on Saturday vandalized church buildings and Christian-owned shops after two Muslims were arrested for the murder of a Christian student who was stoned to death for allegedly insulting the prophet Muhammad, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

Churches brace for angry pro-choice protests

US congregations prepared to face angry protests at the weekend after vandals defaced a Catholic church in Colorado and pro-choice activists called for demonstrations at churches on Mother’s Days, CBN News reports.

Violence Overshadows Philippines Election

There were reports of violence during Monday’s presidential election in the Philippines that the son of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos was expected to win.

Pope Francis Seeks Talks With Russia’s Putin On Ukraine War

Pope Francis said Tuesday he wants to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin to help end Europe’s worst conflict since World War Two. “I am not going to [Ukraine’s capital] Kyiv for now. I feel that I must not go,” the leader of the Catholic Church told Italy’s daily newspaper Corriere della Sera.

Cardinal: ‘Sri Lanka Coverup Easter Bombings’

The cardinal of Sri Lanka claims the government “covers up” investigations into the 2019 Easter bombings to protect the “real culprits” behind the attacks that killed hundreds of people.

Myanmar Army Raiding Churches

Christians in Myanmar gathered for worship Sunday after troops raided churches and news that the junta did not include political prisoners to mark the Buddhist new year.

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