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Where is Christianity headed? The view from 2019

By Wesley Granberg-Michaelson — January 10, 2019

(RNS) — The Western church’s powerful shaping of Christianity for the past four centuries is being challenged in ways that may hold the keys to its revitalization.

African church leaders resist gay rights, call it a colonial import

By Fredrick Nzwili — March 6, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) A call for greater acceptance of gays and lesbians has put African and Western churches on a collision course, as some African clerics liken mounting criticism from the U.S. and Europe to a new wave of colonization by the West.

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