(RNS) — A rash of attacks on churches in Burkina Faso is exposing the growing challenge of containing Islamist violence across Africa’s Sahel region.
KAMPALA, Uganda (RNS) — Recently, dozens of South Sudanese refugees gathered inside a tent at Imvepi Refugee Camp to thank God for enabling them to found a new church — one made partly possible by a new app that links preachers to Bible
There are already more Christians in Africa than any other continent—that’s not going to change soon. By 2060 six of the countries with the top ten largest Christian populations will be in Africa.
Much has been made of the influx of Chinese money and workers into Africa over the past two decades, as China has become the primary economic partner for the continent. This link is also causing China to import something that it has been trying to
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Africa is a deeply religious continent, with both Christianity and Islam are on the rise. But small groups of determined atheists
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – Eritrean Christians and human rights advocates are cheering the release of 35 Christian prisoners as a new peace pact between Eritrea
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – It didn’t bring home an Oscar this week, but a film nominated for one is helping to spread a message that
(RNS) — Yes, Wakanda is a fictional place and “Black Panther” is “just” a film, but the spiritual imagination that undergirds the movie can be
(RNS) — This year marks the 500th anniversary of the launching of the Protestant Reformation in Germany. Commemorations will be held from Memphis to Mombasa to
With 2.18 billion adherents, Christianity has become a truly global religion over the past century, and the faith has grown exponentially in sub-Saharan Africa.