Church of Sweden Shamed for ‘Political Activism’ as It Unveils First LGBT-Themed Altarpiece – Photo

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Sputniknews - 2/12/2019 The homoerotic painting by an openly lesbian artist depicting black and white people in intimate poses has been hailed for its “positive view of sexuality” and containing “phallic symbols”. As one priest put it, it also suggested that the Serpent was a “transsexual woman”. Still, many concluded it was a step in the ...

Thou Shalt Not Complain! Pope Francis Claims ‘Sad People Are Not Christians’

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Sputniknews - 2/12/2019 The head of the Catholic Church is no stranger to surprising the public and parishioners with his statements and actions. This year, he surprised social media users when he didn’t let the faithful kiss his ring because he feared people may get sick. He has also recently proposed adding a new sin to ...

Local Security Says Church Attack Leaves At Least 14 Dead in Burkina Faso

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Sputniknews - 2/12/2019 According to local sources, the attack happened in the village of Foutouri in the east of the country, which is notorious for crime and the activities of suspected jihadist groups with links to al Qaeda* and Daesh*. At least 14 people were shot to death in a mass shooting in a Protestant church in ...

Church Wall Collapse Reportedly Kills 3 in Egypt – Photos

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Sputniknews - 2/12/2019 MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least three people died and four others were injured on Sunday when a wall in an Egyptian church collapsed on worshippers, media said. A body of a four-year-old child was among those recovered from under the debris, according to an Egyptian daily, Al-Youm 7. The church stood in the Nile-delta city ...

An Archpastoral Visit on the 125th Anniversary of Archangel Michael Parish on the Cote d’Azur

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 2/12/2019 The year 2019 marks the 125th annivers`ary of the Russian parish of Archangel Michael on Cannes, France, one that has a rich history—and a questionable fate. Joining the jubilee celebrations on November 20 was His Grace Bishop Nicholas of ...