The past week has for Mumbai's Christians been one of lighting candles and expressing solidarity with the victims of the last week's terror attacks. Among the Christian groups reaching out to help the city heal was the prominent St Xavier's college, which held a special memorial prayer service on Thursday.
The Archbishop of York has called on the international community to remove Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe from power as a deadly cholera outbreak continues to add to the woes of a country already devastated by hyperinflation and widespread destitution.
Throughout the week, Christians in Mumbai, India, have been lighting candles and expressing solidarity with the victims of last week's terrorist attacks. Among the Christian groups reaching out to help the city heal were those at the prominent St. Xavier's college, which held a special memorial prayer service on Thursday.
A British couple who have spent the past 12 years working as Christian missionaries in the West African state of the Gambia have been jailed after being charged with sedition. David Fulton, 60, and his wife Fiona, 46, were arrested last Saturday and have since been detained in separate locations.
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Nineteen-year-old business student Tanay Karnesh and his friend Prathamesh Gangnaik got to the Leopold Cafe early on Tuesday to eat breakfast at a table with a view. They wanted to sit close to the glass wall left spiderwebbed by the bullets that pierced it the previous Wednesday after gunmen arrived by boat from the Arabian Sea.
ndia received a warning from the United States before last week's attacks in Mumbai that militants were plotting a waterborne assault on the city, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday as domestic intelligence officials said they were aware of a Pakistan-based plot.
The head of the Thai partner church of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is appealing for Christians around the world to pray for the country as it undergoes a political crisis that has thrown parts of the country in upheaval.
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The heavily armed attackers who set out for Mumbai by sea last week navigated with Global Positioning System equipment, according to Indian investigators and police. They carried BlackBerrys, CDs holding high-resolution satellite images like those used for Google Earth maps, and multiple cellphones with switchable SIM cards that would be hard to track
Christian relief groups are on the ground helping victims of a flood being labelled the “worst environmental calamity” in the history of Brazil's Santa Catarina state. Some 1.5 million people have been affected and the death toll has reached 116 in the flood-ravaged state. The downpour of rain in the past two months, including 35 inches of rain in November, has left 80,000 people homeless.