EGYPT: Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical Leaders approve Bill on Church Construction, Restoration

CAIRO AUGUST 16, 2016(CISA) – Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical leaders have signed a bill approving church construction and restoration in the country. Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Magdi al-Agati said August 11 that Egypt’s Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical leaders signed the bill in front of Bishop Paula of Tanta, Head of the Coptic Orthodox Council […]

ZAMBIA: 150 arrested over Post Election Protest

LUSAKA, AUGUST 16, 2016 (CISA) – Zambian police has arrested over 150 opposition demonstrators following protests that erupted after President Edgar Lungu was declared the winner of a highly-contested vote. Supporters of opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema took to the streets in Southern Province after the election results were released Monday August 15, blockading roads with […]

UGANDA: Archbishop Warns of Gospel of Prosperity

TORORO AUGUST 9, 2016(CISA) – Archbishop Emmanuel Obbo of the Catholic Archdiocese of Tororo has warned against the teaching of wealth creation in the Church noting that it derails Christians from understanding God’s gospel. Archbishop Obbo said although the church is interested in having a congregation that is wealthier, the teaching on wealth creation should […]