What would the global church look like if we all honored our ancestors as members of the communion of saints?
People are being persecuted by anti-witchcraft vigilantes. The church can help.
“No evil shall befall us,” said St. Anthony in the desert, preachers during the Rwandan genocide, and Americans after 9/11.
The practice plays a big role in Christianity—and not just on the fringes.
Within a few decades, a third of all Catholics will live in Africa.
Should truth in advertising law apply to religious claims? It's a live issue in Africa, where governments could learn from American experience.
Within a decade, a sixth of the world's Catholics will be African—yet the continent has few canonized saints. This is starting to change.
The Episcopal Church was and is right to affirm same-sex marriage. Now we should be willing to face the costs.
Search online for Madagascar and you get mostly references to animated films about animals. Dig deeper and you'll find a still more amazing true story.
A century ago, a period of stunning Christian growth began. Africa's independent churches claim John Chilembwe as a symbol of a new native Christianity, free from its paternalistic and missionary roots.