Malaysian court orders return of Christian CDs bearing word 'Allah'


The Kuala Lumpur High Court has ordered the release of Christian CDs that bear the word "Allah" and which were confiscated by Malaysia's Home Ministry in 2008.
Judge Datuk Zaleha Yusof did not set a time frame for the return of the CDs to their owner, the Malay Insider reported July 21.

Malaysian court ruling curbing Christian use of 'Allah' causes confusion
World Council of Churches supports Malaysia Catholic appeal on use of 'Allah'  read more »

9 years after, High Court acquits priest charged of instigating suicide of student

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-9-years-after-high-court-acquits-p...
In a major relief to a priest of a school in Buldhana district, the Bombay high court recently quashed and set aside a conviction handed down to him under charges of abetting the suicide of minor student in 2000.  read more »

Missionaries of Charity nuns continue works in Gaza

The nuns live in the Latin Convent in Zeiturn, Gaza City and their Superior Sister Belfina told Sunday Express that they are “not going anywhere” war or no war.

A group of five nuns from the Missionaries of Charity silently continue their work for the poor in war-torn Gaza amid Israeli troops starting a ground offensive.
The nuns live in the Latin Convent in Zeiturn, Gaza City and their Superior Sister Belfina told Sunday Express that they are “not going anywhere” war or no war.  read more »

Two Finnish Christian aid workers killed in Afghanistan

Two Finnish women working for a Christian aid charity have been killed by gunmen in Herat, Afghanistan; both had worked in Afghanistan for 16 years, having arrived there together in March 1997.  read more »

Pope Francis visits with evangelicals in southern Italy

Caserta, Italy, Jul 28, 2014 / 04:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During his visit Monday to an evangelical Christian community in Caserta, Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit creates diversity and unity in the Church, so that the Church lives a “reconciling diversity.”He suggested July 28 that the path to unity may be pursued by “going to peripheries and touching the flesh of Christ.”  read more »

President Obama announced on "religious freedom" ambassador position a controversial person

For 9 months, this position has remained vacant until Obama finally announced that Rabbi David Nathan Saperstein, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism was chosen for the position of ambassador at large for international religious freedom, subject to Senate confirmation.  read more »

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