Posts Tagged ‘Christchurch mosque attack’

Hundreds join interfaith bike tour of Christchurch Comments 0

Monday, May 27th, 2019

An interfaith bike tour celebrated the Christchurch’s cultural and religious diversity by visiting eight spiritual sites across the city on two wheels. The inaugural Interfaith Memorial Bike Ride was organised on Sunday to bring people together after the tragic mosque shootings on March 15 and there was an air of excitement as we waited in Read more

YouTube has deleted under one percent of flagged hate videos Comments 0

Monday, May 20th, 2019

YouTube has removed less than one percent of the 15 million hate videos flagged to it, figures given to MPs have revealed. Statistics provided to the UK Home Affairs Select Committee show that only 25,000 of nearly 15 million videos that were flagged as hateful or abusive between July and December last year have been Read more

Police give safety briefings to places of worship Comments 0

Monday, May 6th, 2019
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Churches, mosques, synagogues and other places of worship are getting personalised safety briefings from the police. Police are delivering safety tips and going through emergency plans with religious organisations to ensure people are – and feel – safe when they pray. Last week anti-Muslim leaflets were placed on cars while people attended church services in Palmerston Read more

Critics say Destiny Church gives God a bad name Comments 0

Monday, April 29th, 2019
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The Destiny Church has been criticised for demonstrating outside the Al Noor Mosque in an attempt to reclaim Christchurch in the name of Jesus. The photo above shows Destiny Church Christchurch senior pastor Derek Marina Tait reaching out to a member of the Muslim community during the call to prayer and peace vigil at Hagley Park on Read more

Priest chased, stabbed during televised Mass Comments 0

Monday, March 25th, 2019

A Montreal priest was chased and stabbed while celebrating mass last Friday. The attack on Father Claude Grou at Saint Joseph’s Oratory was captured on a livestream and television broadcast of the mass. Footage shows a man in jeans, a parka and a white baseball cap run up the sanctuary steps towards the priest. Grou Read more

Devout Catholics spreading fear, mistrust of migrants and Muslims Comments 0

Monday, March 25th, 2019

A bishop has spoken out about Catholics who identify as “faith-filled” while spreading fear and mistrust of immigrants, particularly Muslims. Irish Bishop Kevin Doran says he has come across people – some of whom classify themselves as traditional Catholics and faith-filled people – who say “oh well, these Muslims are putting our civilisation at risk Read more