Are Orthodox Anglicans in Danger of Tearing Apart over Limits to Homosexual Acceptance?

Mar 1, 2021 by

by David Virtue, Virtueonline: A damaging rift in the Anglican communion between two Anglican jurisdictions, the Anglican Church in North America and the Anglican Church of Nigeria threatens to tear apart orthodox Anglicans under the banner of GAFCON; even as many provinces have accepted, and many seem ready to ratify homosexuality within the Lambeth Conference of bishops including the Church of England. A statement put out by the ACNA College of Bishops this week, attempted to put a...

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317 girls kidnapped from boarding school in Nigeria; parents praying for ‘divine intervention’

Feb 28, 2021 by

by Emily Wood, Christian Post: Armed militants kidnapped 317 girls from a boarding school early Friday morning in northwest Nigeria following a wave of mass abductions in Africa’s most populous nation. Nasiru Abdullahi told The Associated Press his daughters, ages 10 and 13, are among the 300 girls abducted from the Government Girls Science Secondary School in Jangebe. “It is disappointing that even though the military have a strong presence near the school they were unable to protect the...

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Church of Nigeria’s Position on the Recent Gay Developments in ACNA

Feb 27, 2021 by

from the Office of the Metropolitan of the Church of Nigeria, via Anglican Ink: The College of Bishops of the Anglican Church of North America (ACNA), at their recent meeting, issued a Pastoral Statement of toleration of same-sex persons within their fold. The Bishops noted “that the struggle with human identity is real and painful for Christians who experience same-sex attraction” and reject the use of language that identify such people for who they are- Gays; preferring that they be...

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Boko Haram claims kidnapping of over 300 boys in Nigeria, marking an alarming move west

Dec 17, 2020 by

By Danielle Paquette, Washington Post: Boko Haram claimed responsibility Tuesday for abducting more than 300 boys from a secondary school in northwest Nigeria, marking a striking leap from the extremist group’s usual area of operation and a chilling expansion of Islamist militancy in West Africa. Hundreds of gunmen surrounded the boarding school in Katsina state on Friday and opened fire in a community that had never known such violence, witnesses said, before dragging the students deep...

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The Horrific Killing of Christians in Nigeria

Dec 9, 2020 by

by Patrick Tyrrell, The Heritage Foundation: Horrific massacres of Christians in the northern and middle parts of Nigeria at the hands of Muslim militants and terrorists have been a daily occurrence in recent years. Nigeria, a nation of close to 200 million, is made up about evenly of Christians and Muslims. Christians live predominantly in the South; Muslims are the majority in the North. Over 11,500 Christians have been murdered in Nigeria since June 2015, Genocide Watch reported in April....

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Boko Haram kills at least 110 civilians in this year’s ‘most violent direct’ attack

Dec 2, 2020 by

By Anugrah Kumar, Christian Post: Armed men on motorcycles, believed to be from the Boko Haram terrorist group, killed at least 110 farmworkers in rice fields in Nigeria’s conflict-hit Borno state. A United Nations official called it “the most violent direct attack against innocent civilians this year.” “I am outraged and horrified by the gruesome attack against civilians,” Edward Kallon, the U.N. resident and humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria, said about the assault in the village of...

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