When droughts strike in eastern Africa, clerics, church experts, and faith-based agencies are some of the first to mobilize to address food security and deliver humanitarian aid....
May 2, 2022
A Methodist church-based messaging platform has sent hundreds of texts to people’s phones about how to prevent Ebola transmission.
June 17, 2019
Members of Sudan’s Christian minority have taken a prominent role in the demonstrations that began in December.
May 1, 2019
Churches and mosques have been caught in the middle of violence in the Central African Republic, where militias have frequently fought over mineral resources.
February 21, 2019
Firmin Gbagoua was the sixth Catholic priest to be killed. Fighters claim that religion is fueling the conflict—but religious leaders point to economic causes.
July 10, 2018
Israel's government has offered financial incentives for thousands of asylum seekers to leave the country voluntarily—threatening to detain or deport them if they didn't.
May 11, 2018
Several priests and aid workers have been kidnapped, and earlier this month a priest was murdered. Conflict in several regions has left millions in need.
April 27, 2018
Church leaders called for the protests after Sunday services to enforce an agreement for the president to step down and allow elections.
January 24, 2018
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Samson Mulinge Mutuse and Evelyn Mueni Mulinge are among 260,000 Kenyan married couples where one spouse is HIV-positive and one HIV-negative.
December 5, 2017
When her pantry is empty, Agnes Mwikali walks down a dusty road to the local Roman Catholic Church mission....
February 13, 2017
Macleod Baker Ochola II, 84, a retired Anglican bishop in northern Uganda, is agitating for restorative justice in a region where the wounds of a brutal war unleashed by the Lord’s Resistance Army ...
January 4, 2017
As Kenyan coastal region sheikhs, imams, and preachers vanish in alleged killings and forced disappearances, their wives are demanding answers....
December 21, 2016
In a community where AIDS is still viewed as a death sentence, Rahab Wanjiru is working to build an HIV-aware church....
December 1, 2016