Tag: Africa

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    Join our discussion of the most anticipated religion and ethics news stories in the year to come. More

    December 30, 2009 | Comments

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    For 100 days in 1994, Rwandans killed each other at a rate of 10,000 a day. Today the country tries to heal its wounds and deal with the consequences of the slaughter. "We have a nation to build," says Anglican Bishop John Rucyahana. "We cannot wait until we forget the genocide."

    April 17, 2009 | Comments

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    After a week in Cameroon and Angola the pope said he was moved by Africa's "powerful sense of the sacred."

    March 27, 2009 | Comments

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    Leaders of the worldwide Anglican Communion have called on Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, to step down. Watch what Rev. Thomas Shaw, Episcopal bishop of Massachusetts, had to say after his trip to Zimbabwe last year.

    February 5, 2009 | Comments

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    “Forty-five years for Kenya is very a short period of time for 45 tribes to have come together and meshed into one,” says Kenyan Quaker minister Oliver Kisaka. More

    June 13, 2008 | Comments

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    Between tragedies such as the one in Myanmar and the disastrous worldwide rise in food prices, a question long debated by relief experts has become urgent: What's the best way for the U.S. to help the hungry?

    May 9, 2008 | Comments

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    Read more of the R & E interview with the Rev. John Guernsey, Bishop for Congregations in America for the Church of Uganda. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    For many physicians, there’s uncertainty about when or whether they should pray with their patients, but Mark Jacobson says it would be malpractice not to. Dr. Jacobson is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and he’s been treating Africans in Tanzania for 22 years. More

    July 20, 2007 | Comments

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    Most tourists come to Tanzania to take a photo safari through a wonderland of wildlife. There are few places on earth that can match it. On the other hand, there are an increasing number of tourists who come to Tanzania to comfort a dying old lady or hold a little orphan girl. It’s called “voluntourism.” More

    April 6, 2007 | Comments

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    International humanitarian crises have inspired high profile evangelical leader Rick Warren to launch a wide-ranging new global initiative. Warren is pastor of Saddleback Church, a megachurch in Southern California. But he's best known for his mega-selling book, THE PURPOSE-DRIVEN LIFE. Warren and his wife Kay are donating most of their earnings to help heal some of the world's worst ills.

    September 1, 2006 | Comments

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