Posts Tagged ‘Pentecostals’

Old injustices against women in mega churches in Africa Comments 0

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Adoley and her husband Mike (not their real names) attend one of Ghana’s mega churches. Both are university graduates. She is a seamstress and owns a small retail shop. He is an accountant. The couple live with Mike’s family, where Adoley sometimes feels she’s blamed for the couple’s childlessness after having three miscarriages. When they Read more

University bans church members from campus Comments 0

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Massey university wants to ban church members who harass students on campus. It is finalising trespass orders against nine members of the Victory Christian Church, a Pentecostal church that has a subsidiary branch called New Zealand Campus Ministries Trust. University spokesperson James Gardiner said concerns over the members’ behaviour have been raised over several years Read more

Pope Francis apologises for treatment of Italy’s Pentecostals Comments 0

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Pope Francis has apologised for the complicity of some Catholics in the fascist-era persecution of Italy’s pentecostal and evangelical Christians. While in southern Italy, in Caserta on July 27, Pope Francis made what the Vatican called a “strictly private” visit with 200 pentecostal and evangelical Christians. Francis apologised for the persecution in the 1920s and 1930s, Read more

Presbyterian Solomon Islands missionaries to serve in Vanuatu. Comments 0

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The Presbyterian church of Vanuatu and the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) of Solomon Islands has formally agreed for the Solomon Islands Missionaries to serve in Vanuatu. The formal agreement was signed during the celebration of the 50th Golden Jubilee of SSEC in Ambu, Malaita. Following the agreement, SSEC’s Bishop Mathias Lima commissioned 10 Solomon Read more

Catholic guilt on sexual sins no longer exists, study shows Comments 1

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Catholic guilt has been laid to rest and even most Mass-going Catholics no longer feel guilty about sexual sins, according to research in the United Kingdom. While a poll of 4437 adults detected no evidence that Catholics feel more guilty about sexual sins than other religious people, it found that religious people in general feel Read more