Archive for the Africa Religion News Category

  • Nigerian Muslims Reach Out to Christians Nigerian Muslims Reach Out to Christians

    Religion In Africa News The Nigerian online publication Vangaurd reports that Muslims have reached out to Christians in Nigeria's ancient city of Kano.  It is the first time that anyone can remember that Muslims paid a solidarity visit to Chr

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  • Terrorism Fans Hatred Between Africa's Religions Terrorism Fans Hatred Between Africa’s Religions

    For the most part followers of different religions in Africa are not antagonistic to each other.  Four terrorist groups on the continent are changing the balance from peace to hatred and war. The four groups hold in common a heritage of born out

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  • Egypt’s Muslim Leaders Call for Peace With Christians

    Religion In Africa Muslims Call for Peace An former army officer and former leader of Islamic Jihad, Aboud al-Zomour, has called Egyptian Muslims to refrain from violence against Coptic Christians.  Al-Zomour was imprisoned for 30 years for taking

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  • Ethiopian Christians Return to Israel and Judiasm Ethiopian Christians Return to Israel and Judiasm

    Jews In Africa - Religion In Africa 8,000 members of the Falash Mura, Ethiopians who returned to Judaism after their ancestors converted to Christianity to escape persecution at the end of the 19th century will be allowed to Israel. Read recent s

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  • Witches Banished to Camp in Ghana

    OTTAWA — What Karen Palmer knew of witchcraft came from fairy tales and movies. It was the stuff of Halloween: broom-riding old women with noses like sprouted potatoes, casting spells over bubbling cauldrons. That was until she investigated witc

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  • Muslims, Christians, and Animists Live in Peace in Africa Muslims, Christians, and Animists Live in Peace in Africa

    Religion In Africa Peace and Justice "Muslims, Christians, and Animists Live in Peace in Africa," Monsignor Chidi Denis Isizoh.  Despite the conflict in the northern reaches of his home country, Nigeria.  Admitting that some people do use r

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