Facing strong criticism after saying in Brazil that Christianity was not forced upon the indigenous people of the Americas, Pope Benedict XVI has admitted to “shadows that accompanied the work of evangelization” in Latin America.
The Russian Orthodox Church and an émigré church that broke ties in 1927 over a Russian church leader’s declaration of loyalty to the Soviet state have officially reunited at a ceremony in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior.
Huckabee withdraws from New Baptist Covenant engagement
Jun 12, 2007
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has canceled plans to speak at the New Baptist Covenant Celebration next January because of organizer Jimmy Carter’s recent criticism of President Bush. The Democratic ex-president later softened his evaluation of Bush after Huckabee and other Republicans decried Carter’s denunciation of Bush’s White House performance.
Christian Churches Together in the USA has named RichardL.Hamm, a former chief executive for 10 years of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), to become the ecumenical group’s first executive administrator.