Religion

South Africa: Pastor Faces Lawsuits and Ridicule After Allegedly ‘Raising Man from the Dead’

Controversial South African pastor, Alph Lukau, is facing lawsuits, a probe and social media ridicule for claiming to have resurrected a dead man at his church, Alleluia International Ministries, in Sandton, Johannesburg. The “miracle” occurred on Sunday and was captured...

Zimbabwean Prophet Fined $700 for Manufacturing and Marketing A Drug He Claimed Could Cure Aids

Zimbabwean preacher, Walter Magaya and his company Aretha Medicines have been fined $700 for manufacturing and marketing a drug he claimed could cure HIV/Aids. This is after the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries (PHD) founder Tuesday pleaded guilty on behalf...

Atheists Are More Intelligent Than Religious People, Finds Study

Religious people are, on average, less intelligent than atheists, researchers claim. Religious people are less intelligent on average than atheists because faith is an instinct and clever people are better at rising above their instincts, researchers have claimed With the number...

The Major Role The Church Played In The Enslavement of Black Africans

The Church had enjoyed 1,500 years during which it had had the power to ban slavery but had failed to do so, or even to have expressed any desire to do so. (The Anglican Church's missionary organisation , the...

Slave Bible From The 1800s Omitted Bible Passages That Could Incite Rebellion

In the Slave Bible Passages that could have prompted rebellion were removed, And verses that reinforced the institution of slavery, were kept."Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in...

Religious People Live longer than Atheists, Study Finds

Religious people live on average four years longer than their agnostic and atheist peers, new research has found. Religious people live on average four years longer than their agnostic and atheist peers, new research has found The difference between practising worshippers...

Chinese Company Allegedly sacks Nigerians Over Refusal to Practice Buddhism

Employees of a Chinese firm, Yiwu Baolian Import and Export Company Limited, have accused the chief executive officer, Fanni Lijuan, of sacking some of their colleagues who refused to practise Buddhism. The employees told PUNCH Metro that Lijuan, who introduced...

See What a Harvard Study Said about Teens Raised in Church

A new Harvard study investigated the health and mental health of children and teenagers who were raised with religious or spiritual practices. What they found was fascinating. The research, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, finds that Those who...

Holy Water Blamed for Diarrhoea Outbreak in Ethiopia

An outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region has killed 10 people over the past two weeks and more than 1,200 people have the illness. Those affected are being treated at the main hospital in the regional...

Ghana Has The Most Religious Young People in Africa, Second in the World, Study

Christianity is the world’s largest religion, with a big presence in most parts of the globe. But not all Christians share the same levels of religious commitment. Christians in Africa and Latin America tend to pray more frequently, attend religious...
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Autherine Lucy: The Black Woman Whose Admission to the University of Alabama Sparked a Riot in 1956

Autherine Juanita Lucy was an American activist whose admission to the University of Alabama sparked a riot, leading to...
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