The following statement was issued by Metropolitan Archbishop Borys Gudziak. On behalf of Bishops Andriy Rabiy and Ivan Bura, clergy, religious and faithful of the Archparchy of Philadelphia, I greet Bishop Basil Losten and celebrate the 50th anniversary of his episcopal service. This half-century of dedication to God and to the Church has been rich …

Ofsted boss warns ‘militant’ activism in schools is a threat to education |  Schools

England’s school watchdog official denounced a new brand of ‘militant’ activism in school communities which she said led to confrontations inside and outside school gates and had a potentially limiting effect on education. Ofsted Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman has raised concerns not only about recent parental and community protests, which have forced children to cross …

Located a seven-hour drive east of Vancouver, the Doukhobor Discovery Center occupies a handsome collection of red brick buildings flanked by manicured fields and gnarled apple trees. A white dove emblazoned with a crest on the side of a barn led me in, and a “Work and Peaceful Life” sign above the entrance porch suggested …

What happens when you bring together 80 children, 80 adults, and a community in need of simple spiritual service? This is “Camp Cadiz”, now in its 11th year – and with no signs of slowing down. With the collaboration of 14 local churches, the last three days of good weather have been spent reaching out …

Social media has lit up since Monday when Las Vegas defensive end Carl Nassib became the first active NFL player to declare himself gay. The 28-year-old defensive lineman for the Las Vegas Raiders, from West Chester, and former Penn State Nittany Lions, broke the news via video on Instagram in the most pragmatic fashion. He …

Photo by Matteo Miliddi on Unsplash Traveling together Back to normal! What normal? Hosffman Ospino Wednesday 23 June 2021Faith Help us extend our reach! Please share this article on social media Returning to normal requires us to ask ourselves: exactly what normalcy do we want to return to? Hosffman Ospino The excitement of returning to …

Rwanda cancels marriages after increase in Covid-19 cases

By AFP Kigali, Rwanda announced new restrictions on Monday, including a ban on marriages, as it struggles to contain an increase in coronavirus infections. “All social gatherings, including celebrations of all kinds, are prohibited,” a government statement said Monday evening. “Traditional, civil and religious marriages are suspended.” Other measures due to go into effect on …

Kansas City, Missouri 2021-06-22 22:45:00 – Chillicothe, Missouri (KCTV) – A small town retains one of the oldest churches of its kind. The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is a local landmark in Chillicothe. Built in 1868, this church is the oldest AME church north of the Missouri River. The congregation has declined over the …

PARIS – A landmark cyberbullying trial in Paris, involving thousands of threats against a teenager who trashed Islam in online posts, paves the way for efforts to punish and prevent online abuse. It also raised uncomfortable questions about freedom of speech, the freedom to criticize a religion and respect for millions of Muslims in France. …

Every home has a story to tell, but there are some Knoxville properties that have been on the market in recent years have either had some truly unique owners or have been used in quite unusual ways. They are still standing despite everything and have even been revived thanks to the work of recent residents, …