(RNS) — Since 2016, at least 300 violent incidents have been reported in Burkina Faso, resulting in the death of more than 360 people, including policemen and soldiers, school teachers and religious leaders.
As the Beatles sang: "Once there was a way to get back homeward..."
KAMPALA, Uganda (RNS) — The digital library has done much to replace the reference books many Sudanese churches lost to their country's decade of civil war.
(RNS) — We who lived faced a harsher task. How hard it has been, through grueling years: to overcome the loss, battle to forgive, and then bring healing to others — yes, even to killers.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — While cheered by the role Christians have played in liberating the largely Muslim country from its dictator, Bishop Yunan Tombe Trille Kuku wants to see the laws that impede religious freedom change as well.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — A faith that originated in the Caribbean islands has drawn many adherents through its social justice and anti-colonialist messages.
NAIROBI (RNS) — The country's president warned church leaders against misusing their privileged positions to mislead their congregations.
LONDON (RNS) — A university that customarily offers hospitality to convening clergy is bucking the archbishop of Canterbury's attempt to ban same-sex spouses of gay and lesbian bishops.
(RNS) — A Silicon Valley social enterprise 'accelerator' has linked with a network of African nuns to help low-income families help themselves.
(RNS) — American Muslims are raising funds to build 50 water wells in Africa and South Asia in honor of the 50 victims of the New Zealand mosque massacres.
(RNS) — Christian relief organizations and agencies raced to aid Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the three countries most affected by the tropical storm.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Leaders of Africa’s faith traditions united in prayer for the 157 victims, who included two priests and a Roman Catholic nun.
(RNS) — Sister Orla Treacy received a Women of Courage Award from the U.S. State Department for her efforts to educate girls in a war-torn country that values brides over female scholars.
PALOS HILLS, Ill. (RNS) – A musical play explores the shared history of Islam, Africa and blues music through the eyes of an enslaved storyteller-musician.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — A viral video of a man purportedly being raised from the dead has punctured the credibility of Africa's increasingly influential Pentecostal churches.