Lebanon was set to switch clocks forward for daylight saving time early on Sunday, but on Thursday the Lebanese government suddenly announced it would delay the move due to Ramadan — then reversed that decision Monday morning.
Nabil Costa details a ludicrous conflict that surfaced when the caretaker Prime Minister, in a surge of “altruistic” enthusiasm to ease Ramadan’s rituals on the fasting populace, decided to postpone daylight saving time.
Pope Francis urged Iraq’s Christians on Sunday to forgive the injustices against them by Muslim extremists and to rebuild as he visited the wrecked shells of churches and met ecstatic crowds in the community’s historic heartland, which was nearly erased by the Islamic State group’s
President Mahmoud Abbas has guaranteed that at least seven seats of a new legislative council will go to Christians in the elections in the occupied territories to be held May 22. The measure would give Christians an outsized representation on the council.
Trump did more than capture White evangelical Christians’ votes: He in many ways became the face of White evangelicalism. But when White Christians fail to stand in solidarity with Black people and immigrants, there is really nothing Christlike about our Christianity.
After a polarizing presidential election, Christian leaders are urging believers of all political convictions to find common ground in their faith. But some say there is a difference between unity and healing.
Even when White churches say they are committed to addressing racism, their attention can be fleeting. Black Christians fear the current attention might spark a backlash to racial justice.
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The last thing Eugene Cho wanted to write a book about was politics. In fact, Cho said he quit writing his latest book, “Thou Shalt Not Be A Jerk: A Christian’s Guide to Engaging Politics,” four times.
HONG KONG (BP) -- The withdrawal of an extradition bill that threatened religious freedom in Hong Kong is not enough to satisfy Christians and others amid protests there, a Christian advocate told Baptist Press Wednesday (Sept. 4).