Thousands of churches closed in Rwanda, as Cameroon considers following suit

Pentecostal churches, like this one in Ethopia's capital Addis Baba, are mushrooming in sub-Sahara Africa. (Photo: World Watch Monitor)
Rwanda has closed thousands churches in the country since February for alleged “noise pollution” and failing to comply with building regulations. Now Cameroon – another majority-Christian country – is considering following suit. The call to shut down some of Cameroon’s Pentecostal churches follows reports of gross misconduct by a number . . . Read More

Muslim and Christian leaders pledge to promote dialogue in Great Lakes region

Muslim and Christian leaders pledge to promote dialogue in Great Lakes region
Attendees of Interreligious Dialogue for Peace and Security in Great Lakes region; Nov 18World Watch Monitor   Clerics from Rwanda, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo have pledged to promote dialogue aimed at preventing sectarian conflict in their countries. Twenty-one Christian and Muslim leaders gathered Nov. 17-18 at Cyangugu, Rwanda, . . . Read More