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Church leaders in Kenya have welcomed the announcement of a power-sharing agreement between President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga as an important step to ending a two-month political crisis in the east

Ten per cent of 12 to 17-year-olds in Australia - 168,000 young people - are binge drinking every week.

That’s among among a bevy of startling findings released at an Australian National Council on Drugs national press conference held in Sydney earlier this week.


Pastor Sidheswar Digal was making Christmas preparations on 24th December when he heard a mob howling anti-Christian slogans outside his house. 

"When I came out, I saw our people running away into the jungle. They urged me, 'run', and I joined them,"

The European Union has agreed to impose targeted sanctions against Burma’s military regime following the recent crackdown on protesters in the Asian nation.

The measures include a ban on investment in and imports of Burmese timber, metals and gems.

The move comes after the United Nations Security Council issued a


Dear World, I know

I know that I am white and that makes my life easier than for others; my parents are separated and that makes my life more difficult than for others.

3rd February, 2007

DAVID ADAMS speaks with Benedict Rogers, author of a recent Christian Solidarity Worldwide report, Carrying the Cross - The military regime's campaign of restriction, discrimination, and persecution against Christians in Burma...

Do you

11th August, 2006


If Protestants had saints, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, martyred under Hitler in 1945 just days before the Allies reached his concentration camp, would be one of the first canonised.

26th April, 2005


When the Turkish leg of our 'Seven Churches of The Revelation' itinerary was in the planning stages, as a group of Australians, Gallipoli was insisted upon.


Pope John Paul II visited Australian twice during his pontificate - the first time in 1986, when he became only the second pope ever to set foot on Australian soil (Pope Paul VI had visited in 1970), and again in 1995 when he beatified Mother Mary MacKillop, founder of the

17th March, 2005


St Patrick, it seems, is remembered and celebrated more than any of the other Celtic saints. Why is this?

There are a

14th December, 2004

Islamic State's self-proclaimed 'caliphate' - the area within Syria and Iraq that the group controls - shrunk by more than 12,000 square kilometres in 2015, says military analyst, Jane's.

The loss of 14 per cent of

Mrs Kylie Russell, widow of SAS Sargent Andrew Russeli - the only Australian killed in the Afghan deployment at the Australian War memorial where she placed a pansy beside

"100,000 people gave their lives to Christ in Wales from the tail end of 1904 through to early 1906...Sadly, a lot of men who became Christians were killed

11th March, 2004

GRAHAM LEWIS recalls part of a recent sermon which amazed him. Here is a paraphrased version of the story as told by Pastor Andrew Merry of the Ocean Grove Baptist Church in Victoria, Australia...

Jesus (Jim Caviezel) in the crucifixion scene from The Passion of The Christ.. Picture: Philippe Antonello.

5th March, 2004




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