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Car bomb kills 14 Iraqi Christians on Christmas morning

after a car bomb targeted a church in southern Baghdad. At least 14 people were killed when a car bomb exploded near a church in southern Baghdad after a Christmas service on Wednesday, police and medics said.The bomb hit a church in the Doura district, and seemed to target Christian ...

25/12/2013 - 11:07 - comment 0

The Muslim guard of the church of the village of Derven, Kujtim Balloku

The Muslim guard of the church of the village of Derven, Kujtim Balloku © 2014 Al Bawaba ( www.albawaba.com ) (NEWS, photo of the week, Middle ...

22/09/2014 - 07:13 - comment 0

No makeup in church? Coptic Orthodox Bishop doesn't want ladies wearing lipstick or pants

that he doesn't want women wearing makeup, pants, or blouses inside his church ... from wearing trousers, blouses and make-up in church to receive communion. Signs have been put up at churches in the diocese stating: "In response to the decision of Bishop Bishoy of Damietta and Kafr ...

Editor's Choice - 01/08/2014 - 08:26 - comment 1

The patriarch of the Iraq-based Chaldean Church, Archbishop Louis Sako

The patriarch of the Iraq-based Chaldean Church, Archbishop Louis Sako © 2014 Al Bawaba ( www.albawaba.com ) (NEWS, photo of the week, Middle ...

23/07/2014 - 07:36 - comment 0

Off with your pants ... in church!

by women there who have been protesting about his new dress code for church. Coptic Orthodox Bishop ... blouses and make-up in church to receive holy communion. And he's pretty serious about it. Signs have been put up at churches in the diocese stating: "In response to the decision of Bishop Bishoy ...

Editor's Choice - 07/08/2014 - 11:03 - comment 0

Coexisting: Christians open church doors to displaced Palestinians in Gaza

and opened their church doors to host displaced families. The first day ... as possible. The St. Porphyrios Orthodox Church in Gaza's Old City was another crucial place of refuge for thousands of Gazans. The church provided refuge for more than 3,000 people during the worst days ...

Editor's Choice - 14/08/2014 - 11:00 - comment 0

Israeli settler vandalizes church in Jerusalem

A church in east Jerusalem has been vandalized ... vandalized a church in the occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem) following a visit by Pope Francis to the area. Israeli police said on Monday that the man entered the church and set a prayer book on fire before fleeing ...

27/05/2014 - 07:07 - comment 0

The Presbyterian Church U.S.A won't pay for Israeli products made in settlements

In a close vote, the council of the PCUSA Churches has decided to remove their investments from three companies in the Israeli settlements; focus on the World Cup, not the lies such as aliens speaking to the world through the World Cup broadcast. ...

Blogs Roundup - 25/06/2014 - 12:10 - comment 0

Israeli extremists vandalize church ahead of pope visit

Jewish hardliners in Israel vandalized a church ... a church in the southern city of Beersheba ahead of a visit by Pope Francis to Palestine. Israeli police said the outside walls of the church were sprayed with anti-Christian graffiti on Friday. ...

24/05/2014 - 09:36 - comment 0

The ISIS bucket challenge: Hey leaders! Churches and villages are burning!

So ice is bringing awareness to ALS. How about some leaders bringing the attention to the slaughtered minorities in Mosul by the ISIS! HTC is a bit late to the wearable party; and all Lebanese people have some m ...

Blogs Roundup - 01/09/2014 - 08:52 - comment 0