Archive for Religion

  • September 23, 2019

    The youth...

    The General Overseer of the Revelation Power Ministries (USA), Bishop Denis Anane has arrived in Ghana to empower the youth. The youth as we all believe is the foundation of every strong and successful country. In an interview, he disclosed that the youth are the future generation and are to...

  • September 18, 2019

    Korankye Ankrah...

    The Apostle General of the Royal House Chapel International, Reverend Sam Korankye Ankrah, has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to pay the contractors in his church so that they can pay their tithes. His plea follows calls by the Road Contractors Association of Ghana on the government to...

  • August 20, 2019

    20 Inspirational...

    “If God is for us, who can be against us?” Whether you’re looking to start your day with a morning prayer or open your heart with a religious saying about love, the Bible is full of inspirational verses to fit your every need. GETTY IMAGES The word of God has a special way...

  • June 20, 2019

    Kenya:Meru river...

    Lying on an extensive rocky patch at Rwarera location in Meru County is a unique natural phenomenon the locals believe are ‘footprints’ of Jesus. Residents claim the area is the real Jerusalem because of the ‘Makinya ja Jesu’, which loosely translates to the footsteps of Jesus in the local Kimeru...

  • June 5, 2019

    Kofi Kingston...

    World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Champion Kofi Kingston has met Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II as part of his visit to Ghana. Kofi Kingston met the Asante King at the grand durbar of the Akwasidae festival on Sunday, 2 June 2019 which is held every 40 days to celebrate the ancestors...

  • June 4, 2019

    Charismatic churches...

    The Ghana Charismatic Bishops Conference has said an attempt by Members of Parliament to legislate against fake pastors and churches amounts to an attempt to control religious beliefs. “…we do not support any idea of legislating or controlling beliefs, faiths or religious beliefs of our citizens,” the Bishops said in...

  • June 4, 2019

    AMA hunts...

    The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has urged the public to volunteer information that will lead to the arrest of a woman captured on video which has gone viral on social media, disposing rubbish into a drain during last week’s heavy rains… The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has urged the public...

  • May 26, 2019

    Christian Teen...

    A Christian teenager in Pakistan was beaten, forced to convert to Islam and married off to a 45-year-old Muslim man, a disturbing new report has claimed.   A Pakistani Christian mourns as people gather at a church attacked by a suicide bomber. Reuters   Neha Pervaiz, a 15-year-old who lives...

  • April 26, 2019

    Did Sonnie...

    Everyone knows that the crop of preachers in town lately aren’t just powerful mega-pastors, but also, most are filthy rich and command huge followers. Whereas international pastors like TD Jakes have been accused of wearing diamond rings, African pastors are mostly accused of wearing strange occult rings. This has led...

  • February 6, 2019

    Pope Francis...

    The papal admission followed an outcry last week from the Vatican’s women’s magazine over the sexual abuse of nuns. Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns, the latest scandal to hit the Roman Catholic Church. Speaking to reporters while returning home from the United...

  • October 30, 2018

    Bangladesh, Myanmar...

    Officials from the two countries say Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh will start returning home mid November. UN investigators have warned that a genocide against the Muslim minority was still ongoing in Myanmar [AM Ahad/AP]   Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed on Tuesday to start returning Rohingya refugees in November, less than a week...

  • October 26, 2018

    The Televised...

    The live trial of Timothy Omotoso has raised public anger in South Africa     The live rape trial of controversial Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso has received public backlash after the witness, Cheryl Zondi, was subjected to a very harsh, aggressive and intimate cross-examination by the pastor’s lawyer. Televised trials...

  • September 6, 2018

    Eastwood Anaba’s...

      Accra, Sept. 6, GNA – Thousands of Christians across the country, are expected to gather at the 15,000-seater capacity Fantasy Dome at the Trade Fair Center, in Accra, for the 2018 Love Revolution Campaign. The event, organized by the Eastwood Anaba Ministries is scheduled from Wednesday September 12, to

  • September 6, 2018

    ‘Many Christians,...

    Christians in Ghana have veered off their core mandate and are now majoring on prosperity messages instead. According to the immediate past Chairman of the Church of Pentecost Apostle Professor Opoku Onyinah, most Christian teachings now dwell more on prosperity gospel than any other thing. “The focus of many Christians...

  • September 5, 2018

    ‘National Cathedral...

    The immediate Past Chairman of the Church of Pentecost Apostle Opoku Onyinah has hailed the decision by President Nana Akufo-Addo to build a national Cathedral describing it as “a very good concept” According to him, every leader has a vision hence if it is the vision of President Akufo-Addo to...

  • August 30, 2018

    Cost of...

    The cost of the national cathedral is not yet known as the Board of Trustees for the project say architects have not yet completed their work. The Secretary of the Board of Trustees for National Cathedral, Rev. Victor Kusi, said architects are not yet done with their drawings, delaying estimates for...

  • August 30, 2018

    70% of...

    General Secretary of the National Association of Charismatic and Christian Churches (NACCC), Bishop Gideon Yoofi Titi Offei, believes that there is nothing wrong with building a national Cathedral for a country which is dominated by Christians. “Having a national cathedral for 70 percent of the population, I think it is...

  • August 30, 2018

    China Forces...

      Churches across China are facing increased pressure to align with the Communist Party, including replacing crosses with the national flag and displaying pictures of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Persecution watchdog China Aid reports that all churches in Xinyu County, Jiangxi have been ordered to display the national flag as well as...

  • August 28, 2018

    Bank crisis:...

    Pastor Mensa Otabil\kuulpeeps   Bolgatanga Central Member of Parliament has jumped to the defence of the Board Chair of Capital Bank, Pastor Mensa Otabil in the in the wake of the banking crisis. Isaac Adongo said the Boulders Report which formed the basis for the criticism of the founder of...

  • August 26, 2018

    Rt. Rev....

    The Methodist Church Ghana has elected Rt. Rev. Dr Paul Boafo, the administrative Bishop of the church as its new Presiding Bishop. He takes over from The Most Rev. Titus Kofi Awotwi Pratt who is due for superannuation [retirement] next month. Dr. Boafo, who is also the immediate past Protestant...

  • August 21, 2018

    Churches need...

    Bishop of the Methodist Church,  Kumasi Diocese Right Rev. Christopher Nyarko Andam has called on the government to task well established churches with specific social responsibility projects instead of a contemplating slapping taxes. His suggestion comes in the wake of growing calls to tax religious bodies that are into businesses...

  • August 21, 2018

    Deadly cattle...

    Hundreds killed and thousands displaced as cow thieves murder and kidnap, but state and media focus on other conflicts. Zamfara state, Nigeria – Besides Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria and the pastoralist crisis across the central region’s lush vegetation belt, a lesser-known conflict is brewing in the northwest, and casualties are rising....

  • August 21, 2018

    Gospel Musician...

    Ghanaian Gospel musician, Evangelist I.K Aning, has been accused by an up and coming artiste. Isaac Sie of stealing his idea for his new song titled ‘boborebobo’. Isaac described the ‘Akrugu’ hitmaker as a thief who uses people intellectual property without consulting them. In an interview with the News Hunter...

  • August 20, 2018

    Pope Francis:...

    DUBLIN — Pope Francis said in an unprecedented letter to the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics on Monday that the church has not dealt properly with “crimes” against children and must prevent sexual abuses from being “covered up and perpetuated.” “We showed no care for the little ones; we abandoned them,”...

  • August 19, 2018

    ‘Nap pods’:...

    Hajj pilgrimage starts on Sunday where Saudi Arabia is expected to host over two million Muslims. To cope with the massive influx of visitors, authorities have introduced this year so-called “nap pods”. FRANCE 24 reports. Two million Muslims gather in Saudi Arabia this week for the hajj as the annual...

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