Posts Tagged ‘Killing’

Archbishop condemns Malawi killings of albino persons

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

An archbishop in Malawi has said that the killing of albino persons in that country is evil and must be condemned. Archbishop Tarcisius Ziyaye told a Malawi Primary Justice Day that prayer is needed for God’s intervention to stop this “evil act”. The archbishop said the devil is leading people to do such evil things Read more

Anti-Christian discrimination rises around the world

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Discrimination, arrests, kidnapping and killing of Christians around the world have led National Catholic Reporter correspondent John Allen to suggest the next pope will be pressed to make defence of religious freedom his number one job. Allen offers these statistics on anti-Christian discrimination: + According to the Germany-based International Society for Human Rights, 80 per Read more

Can we make sense out of killing sprees?

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Over the course of the past century, “spree killings” committed by and directed toward civilians have become a regular part of our social world. It seems that we have developed a discrete category for them in our social imaginary. In the years since the Columbine massacre of 1999, the dramatically increased frequency of these killings Read more