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Jamaica: Pastor scolds clergy

Jamaica Observer:-  A local pastor yesterday chided her fellow church leaders for not doing enough to counter human trafficking, as well as sexual, physical, and child abuse. “We need to do...

Ethiopian ‘prophet’ arrested after trying to resurrect corpse

BBC:-   An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life. Getayawkal Ayele had tried to revive the corpse of Belay...

Vatican: Consecrated virgins need not be virgins

Telegraph:-  Consecrated virgins say they are "disappointed" by the Vatican’s new guidance that literal virginity is not necessary. A document released earlier this month says that a woman does not need...

Vatican: More women looking to become ‘consecrated virgins’

The Independent:-  An increasing number Catholic women are taking life-long chastity vows in order to “dedicate themselves” to God, according to the Vatican. The Holy See has issued new guidance on consecrated virginity in...

Jamaica: Church urged to welcome homosexuals, sex workers and transgenders

Jamaica Observer:-  EXECUTIVE director of the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition Ivan Cruickshank is urging faith-based institutions to create a space in their congregation for marginalised people. Cruickshank said he wants the...

T&T: Rowley rejects anti-Muslim talks

Trinidad Express:-  PRIME MINISTER Dr Keith Rowley has called for a rejection of conversations about anti-Muslim policies in this country. Rowley was speaking at the annual Anjuman Sunnat ul Jammat...

Priest suspended after slapping baby during baptism

PARIS, France (AFP) — A French Catholic priest was suspended Friday after a video of him smacking a crying baby during a baptism ceremony went viral, drawing widespread condemnation...

T&T: Religious leaders unite against gay marriage

Trinidad Express:-  A front of prominent religious leaders, including Roman Catholic Archbishop Jason Gordon and Maha Sabha Secretary General Sat Maharaj, have thrown the gauntlet at Government over gay rights...

T&T: Imam warns against fake Muslims

Trinidad Newsday:-  DAYS after a cache of guns and ammunition was found in a mosque in Cunupia and then a man was killed in the carpark of a mosque in...

T&T: Muslims fear backlash

T&T Newsday:-  MUSLIM clerics are condemning a male bandit who put a niqab (a piece of clothing that covers the face and is worn by a some Muslim women as...