Religion - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Five Egyptian Coptic Christians wounded during a clash Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:27:38 +0100 Suicide bombing during church service in Kaduna Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:14:31 +0100 DRC and Uganda prohibited from pilgrimage in Mecca Mon, 22 Oct 2012 19:22:26 +0200 Ojong Debra 26 Mubi students killed on an attack Wed, 03 Oct 2012 13:15:22 +0200 Ojong Debra NIGERIA MUSLIM WOMEN DEPORTED ON THEIR WAY TO MECCA RETURNED HOME Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:39:05 +0200 Ojong Debra Christianity: a papyrus identified as from the 4th century revived the debate on the marriage of Christ Thu, 20 Sep 2012 19:08:09 +0200 France: the group"Do not touch my prophet" called for a demonstration in Paris Wed, 19 Sep 2012 18:04:34 +0200 Two appeal for demonstrations on Saturday against the anti-Islam film ''Innocence of Muslims'', have been published on social networks. The gathering of the movement "Do not touch my prophet" should move from "Trocadéro to reach the Place de la Concorde"", where is the Embassy of the United States. The same day, another demonstration is planned in Toulouse, Marseille and Lille. Christophe lele Tunisia: hundreds of U.S. citizens evacuated from Tunis Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:15:19 +0200 The United States began evacuating their nationals living in Tunis, the Tunisian capital. The U.S. Embassy has been targeted by protesters on Friday opposed the film Innocence Muslims. These anti-American violence have spread across North Africa and several countries in the Arab-Muslim world. We're talking about twenty countries affected. Northern Mali's "city of saints" suffers rebel fury Sun, 22 Jul 2012 12:49:15 +0200 History dating as far back as the 5th century is literally being chipped away with pick axes and shovels at the hands of an extremist rebel faction in northern Mali. Holy Muslim shrines in the ancient city of Timbuktu have become targets of the Ansar Dine. For the Islamist faction, the Sufi shrines are a form of idolatry. Jocelyne Sambira Burqa Ban: Islamophobia verses the Enlightenment Mon, 18 Apr 2011 14:52:31 +0200 Writing during a period of great religious conflict, John Locke stated that the “toleration of those that differ from others in matters of religion is so agreeable to...the genuine reason of mankind, that it seems monstrous for men to be so blind as not to perceive the necessity and advantage of it.” Over 300 years on, this most basic tenet of European Enlightenment thought – the freedom of religious belief and practice – is increasingly under attack. Stefan Simanowitz North Sudan: 354 Christian and Jewish Southern Sudanese Slaves Liberated Sun, 03 Apr 2011 16:21:32 +0200 14-year-old Ngor Angok Malith was thrilled to be liberated from slavery in Northern Sudan and reunited with his mother. For the past decade, the boy had been physically and psychologically abused by his Baggara Arab master, Ibrahim, in the village of Futa, Northern Sudan. Ugandan Sex workers attack religious leaders Sat, 26 Mar 2011 18:13:11 +0100 Sex workers in Uganda have lashed out at religious leaders who have condemned their trade but failed to encourage programs and projects to help fight unemployment and poverty in the country. Geof Magga Anti-gay propaganda splits Uganda priests and churches Fri, 04 Mar 2011 18:06:06 +0100 Christianity in Uganda has been hit by anti-gay propaganda which has led to divisions amongst followers as many Christians in the country express surprise at the increasing number of religious leaders using homosexual allegations to discredit their fellow pastors. Geof Magga Pastoral political Endorsements: Essential or Irrelevant? Tue, 22 Feb 2011 20:20:44 +0100 We saw the smiles beaming during that photo-op press conference and we heard the words employed in making that political endorsement. But what we neither saw nor heard during that recent press conference where Philadelphia's Black Clergy announced its endorsement of Mayor Michael Nutter's reelection were details on what the clergy group got from Nutter. Linn Washington Jr. Nigeria: Military seizes weapons from Islamist militia Mon, 21 Feb 2011 12:30:00 +0100 Nigerian military has impounded an arsenal of Kalashnikov rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, explosives, hand grenades and a large quantity of ammunition from suspected members of extreme Islamist group Boko Haram. Boko Haram has lunched intermittent attacks against Christians and democratic institutions across Nigeria. Konye Obaji Ori