(RNS) — 'We believe God cannot commission the death of species that he had brought to life,' said the Rev. Charles Odira, a Kenyan Roman Catholic priest and conservationist.
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(RNS) — The strike occurred as the Rwandan government continues to shut down houses of worship it deems unsafe and dissenters accuse it of trampling on religious rights.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — The move, allegedly for building safety, hygiene and noise violations, is prompting allegations that the government of President Paul Kagame is trampling on religious freedom in the tiny East African nation.
(RNS) — It spreads a message that many Africans say is too rarely heard: that people from different religious groups on the continent can be each other's heroes.
(RNS) — The singer arrived in Dakar, the capital of the mostly Muslim West African nation, despite accusations from the group that she is a Freemason and supports gay people — both serious transgressions in their eyes.
(RNS) — While the Presbyterian university hopes to yet save itself in the face of a shutdown order, concern is also focused on the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and the Kenya Methodist University.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – A dispute between an order of nuns and an American priest over control of two major hospitals for the poor has ended with the nuns — backed by a court order and the police — storming one of the hospitals.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — The church brokered the agreement by which the country's authoritarian leader, President Joseph Kabila, was supposed to have stepped down more than a year ago.
NTHANGE, Kenya (RNS) — An HIV-positive Pentecostal church pastor last week married an HIV-negative woman — a union through which they hope to usher in a new era of tolerance and empathy for those who carry the virus that causes AIDS.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — The Rev. Fidelis Mukonori agreed on Wednesday (Nov. 15) to mediate between Mugabe and the military shortly after the country's generals arrested the 93-year-old authoritarian leader.
NAIROBI (RNS) — Religion has long figured prominently into Kenyan politics. But the great lengths presidential candidates and their supporters have gone to to connect themselves to the Bible and its heroes in the lead-up to this month's presidential...
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Self-styled preachers unofficially turn two coaches into church each day, ministering to a mobile congregation that might not otherwise attend a service.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — 'Churches that have been destroyed should be rebuilt by the state governments,' said the Rev. Felix Omobude, the national president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Christian agencies and churches are stepping up and coordinating their efforts to respond to the South Sudanese refugee crisis, as the number of people fleeing across the border into northern Uganda reaches 1 million.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Thousands had camped in churches to pray for a peaceful election. Pastors and priests had stressed in sermons that it was the people's right to vote, and urged them to choose leaders who would please God.