Inside North Korea: two views of Christians that prevail

May 19, 2017 by

Church of England Newspaper May 19 2017 North Korea, part of which once was known as the “Hermit Kingdom”, has now forced itself onto the world stage through the actions of its leader Kim Jong-un, the Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of...

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Churches grapple with questions of survival through research

Apr 12, 2017 by

A major new doctoral initiative aimed at equipping leadership in the non-western and persecuted church has been launched by two leading academic institutes – the Oxford Centre for Religion in Public Life (OCRPL) and the Theology department of the South African University of Stellenbosch. The...

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Egyptian President declares three days of mourning

Apr 10, 2017 by

by Hassan John Global Christian News: Emerging information from the Egypt bomb attack reveals that so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the twin bomb attacks and named Egyptians as the suicide bombers. The attacks have so far claimed almost 50 lives and wounded over 100 people,...

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Over 30 killed in Palm Sunday attack in Egypt

Apr 10, 2017 by

from Global Christian News: Over 30 have been killed in a Palm Sunday terror attack in Egypt on Palm Sunday. Hours later so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the latest attack on Coptic churches in Egypt. The first explosion hit St. George’s Church during a Mass at about 9.30 am. The...

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Looking outwards with the gospel

Mar 25, 2017 by

In February, the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, a Nigerian Archbishop, Josiah Idowu-Fearon, addressed the General Synod of the Church of England, and “Growth and Decline in the Anglican Communion – 1980 to the Present’, edited by David Goodhew of Cranmer Hall, Durham was launched at...

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Bullying and broken vows as Bishop is forced out

Mar 11, 2017 by

by Chris Sugden, Global Christian News Website In July 2014, the General Synod of the Church of England after years of discussion since 1992 passed legislation that both allowed for the consecration of women as bishops, and made promises that traditionalists would continue to have an honoured...

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