Roundup: Sharing sacred texts, sexual abuse, Christians in Syria, celebrity culture, church membership, belief and exorcism
Christian clergy across the United States will organise readings from the Quran and other sacred texts Sunday, June 26, as part of an initiative to counter anti-Muslim bigotry and negative stereotypes of Islam.
Report claims less than 5% of abusive priests were paedophiles as critics accuse it of ‘garbage in, garbage out’ exoneration.
Syria’s minority Christians are watching the protests sweeping their country with trepidation, fearing their religious freedom could be threatened if President Bashar al-Assad’s autocratic but secular rule is overthrown.
By drawing attention to the phenomenon of celebrity, an artist hopes to investigate a nagging suspicion that something fundamental is missing in present enthusiasms surrounding the role of art and artists in the contemporary church.
What’s happening to church membership?
Humans are naturally inclined to believe in gods and an afterlife, according to a major three-year study.
After a decades-long absence, interest in demonic possession—and the ritual to defeat it—is on the rise.
Paddington Christmas Market 10 DecemberSat, 10th Dec 2022
Paddington Christmas Market 17 DecemberSat, 17th Dec 2022
Blue Christmas Worship ServiceSat, 17th Dec 2022
Retreat Yourself Pulse CampFri, 3rd Feb 2023 - Sun, 5th Feb 2023
St Ninian's Uniting Church, Lyneham, ACT - 150 years AnniversarySun, 12th Feb 2023