A bad restoration job on a fresco of Jesus two years ago has led to a surge in tourism in the small Spanish town. It sparked outrage, laughter and Internet memes in abundance when Cecilia Giménez took her paintbrush to the 120-year-old Ecce Homo (Behold the Man) by Elías Garcia...
Hundreds of people will gather at a Glasgow City Centre church later to pray for the six people who died in yesterday's bin lorry crash. Eight others were injured when the vehicle veered out of control and mounted the pavement in an area full of Christmas shoppers. A service is being...
The Assemblies of God offices in Springfield, Missouri
Steve Strang writes, "7 Reasons the AG's Centennial Celebration Inspired My Heart" General Superintendent George Wood said the goal of the Assemblies of God Centennial in Springfield, Missouri, last week was to be a celebration, a revival and to establish a strong vision for missions for the Fellowship for the...
People at the refugee center that Pope Francis will visit this coming Sunday are learning to seek a future, the director of the center told CNA Nov. 27. “Pope Francis will come here because we are not a school, we are a refugee center, we are a center of learning...
A Scottish archbishop says the UK's benefits system is "not fit for purpose" and people who need help from the state face an "impenetrable bureaucratic jungle". Glasgow's Archbishop Philip Tartaglia was speaking after the first meeting of the Scottish Leaders' Group on Welfare Reform. Members of the group heard what impact...
travelodge
One of Britain's largest hotel chains has decided to remove every Bible from its rooms, "an act of cultural vandalism upon a tradition that goes back 126 years," according to Fox News...Report by WorthyNews The Bibles were reportedly removed for "diversity reasons" from 500 Travelodge hotels. " both tragic and bizarre...
The Archbishop of Liverpool has said that being a bishop is dangerous during the ordination of Mgr Marcus Stock as Bishop of Leeds. Speaking during his homily at Mgr Stock’s installation Mass on Thursday, Archbishop Malcolm McMahon, said: “Being a Bishop is dangerous because it might go to your head.” He...
Princess Diana Pregnant At Time Of Her Death, New Evidence Suggests
Inquisitr reports that Princess Diana was reportedly pregnant at the time of her fatal car crash, a fact that sources say was covered up for years after here death. There have been past rumors of a pregnancy for Princess Di, and in this week’s issue of Globe magazine, a source claimed that she...
New laws due to be unveiled this week will mean woman bishops will be fast tracked into the House of Lords. There had been fears it could be at least a decade before a female member of the clergy was given a place in the Lords after the Church of...
A protest and memorial service is taking place outside Downing Street for a Christian couple killed in Pakistan earlier this month. 26-year-old Shahzad Masih and his 24-year-old wife Shama Bibi who, was four months pregnant, were beaten, tortured and burned alive in a furnace. They were attacked by a mob of...
The former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has made fresh calls for assisted dying to be made legal in the UK, along with 80 others in a letter to the Daily Telegraph. It says an "overwhelming majority" of the public now supports a change in the law to allow assisted...
Proposals to make the UK the first country in the world to allow three-parent babies to be born have been strongly criticised by a Christian charity. Nola Leach, the Chief Executive of CARE, said draft legislation introduced in parliament yesterday raises "profound ethical and identity questions" as well as "huge,...
A church in Norwich's alternative version of this year's most talked about Christmas advert has gone viral with St Thomas' 'Tommy the Tiger' taking on the role of the 'Penguin'. The last scene is filmed in St Thomas' Norwich, with Zac Lloyd, 3, playing the part of the little boy. #TommyTheTiger...
A Dutch archbishop has said the Church should accept and recognise relationships between two people of the same sex. Archbishop Johan Bonny of Antwerp signalled his approval of gay unions in an interview with the De Morgen newspaper. He said he favoured "formal approval" within the Church of same sex relationships. The...
Philippine President Benigno Aquino has suspended army operations against Maoist guerrillas for a month to mark Christmas and a visit by Pope Francis, the head of the military said on Monday. The unilateral ceasefire will start at midnight on December 18 and end at midnight on January 19, the day...
Pope Francis will travel to Turkey next month, the Vatican said today, his first visit to the predominantly Muslim country which has become a refuge for Christians fleeing persecution by Islamic State militants in neighbouring Syria and in Iraq. During his three-day visit, the Pope will meet with Turkish President...
The Sistine Chapel is more dazzling, and its artwork better preserved, due to recently completed lighting and ventilation system upgrades. The three million euro ($3.77 million) renovation included the installation of 7,000 specially-designed LED lamps, and a state-of-the-art ventilation system, according to Yahoo News. The project was funded through European Union...
Pro-marriage and pro-life Christians have been likened to violent terrorists by a group of secularists and atheists. A manifesto calling for the establishment of an "international front against the religious-right and for secularism" has been signed by gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, National Secular Society President Terry Sanderson and prominent...
Muslim primary school teachers should be allowed to wear head veils whilst in the classroom, a former Archbishop of Canterbury has said. Lord Rowan Williams said fears that a woman covering her face would affect a child’s education were ‘misplaced’. In an interview with Christian think tank Theos he said there...
Award Wining Gospel group, RCCG Living Faith Connections Choir yesterday won the coveted prestigious Mobo Awards for Best Gospel Act which took place at London’s Wembley Arena amongst pomp and pagentry, the group was nominated earlier in the month in the category which was left open for voting in...
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