Posts Tagged ‘services’
Until his recent retirement, the Rev. Dale Schaefer spent most Sunday mornings wearing vestments and leading worship services at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.
For many women in Nigeria, a country with one of the highest maternal death rates in the world, the prospect of giving birth can be scary.
Planned Parenthood says it is expanding its services in Africa and Latin America. The organization made the announcement Tuesday at the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual meeting.
Maybe religion really is the opiate of the masses – just not the way Karl Marx imagined. A University of Washington study posits that worship services at megachurches can trigger feelings of transcendence and changes in brai...
There is growing support for President Salva Kiir’s plan to downsize his government. Mr. Kiir said earlier this month that due to the current austerity measures, he needs to eliminate positions that will save money and provide ...
Human Rights Watch says mercenaries in eastern Liberia are running deadly cross-border raids into Ivory Coast and recruiting child soldiers. The international rights group reports Liberia has failed to investigate and prosecut...
Human Rights Watch is calling for Rwandan military officials to stop arming and supporting a Congolese war crimes suspect, and arrest him.
The United Nations Security Council on Thursday welcomed the withdrawal of the military of Sudan and South Sudan from the disputed Abyei area.
Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence has ordered the last two officially registered churches holding Friday Farsi-language services in Tehran to discontinue them. Emmanuel Protestant Church and St. Peter’s Evangelical Church were th...
Arts & Culture
Deck the halls and cue the pageant! Advent has arrived in American churches, which means the lapsed and the curious who seldom darken the door just might drop by for a taste of the season’s spirit. But if visitors briskly come ...