In Search of My Roots | Al Jazeera World

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “In Search of My Roots | Al Jazeera World” – below is their description. When Spanish director Paula Palacios embarks on a road trip across Spain to uncover her roots, she discovers her own Muslim past and a very different version of history to the one she … Read more In Search of My Roots | Al Jazeera World

Iraq’s Largest Christmas Tree Celebrates Diversity, Defeat of ISIS in Baghdad

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Iraq’s Largest Christmas Tree Celebrates Diversity, Defeat of ISIS in Baghdad” – below is their description. Iraq’s largest Christmas tree has gone up in the capital’s Al-Zaura theme park to celebrate Christmas and the three-year anniversary of the defeat of the Islamic State (IS) group. The tree, … Read more Iraq’s Largest Christmas Tree Celebrates Diversity, Defeat of ISIS in Baghdad

First Muslim Prayer at Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia in 86 Years

After a gap of nearly a century, Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia on Friday echoed with the sounds of Islamic prayer, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan joining the faithful to witness the fulfillment of a move calculated to boost his popularity at home and in the broader Muslim world. Friday’s service is the first since Erdogan’s … Read more First Muslim Prayer at Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia in 86 Years

CrossTalk Bullhorns | QUARANTINE EDITION | Hagia Sophia

One of the greatest – if not the greatest – Church in the history of Christianity will be converted into a mosque. What is the importance of the Hagia Sophia and for whom? And, Europe’s energy security – if not independence – hangs in the balance. CrossTalking with Glenn Diesen & Alexander Mercouris. Subscribe to … Read more CrossTalk Bullhorns | QUARANTINE EDITION | Hagia Sophia

Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia can be reconverted from museum to a mosque, Turkish court rules | ITV News

For centuries Istanbul’s Byzantine masterpiece the Hagia Sophia Ayasofia has reflected the switching rule and power of empires. Sitting in the historical meeting point between Christianity and Islam it has been cathedral, mosque and museum. But its latest chapter could be its most controversial yet because Turkey’s embattled President Erdogan has announced that he is … Read more Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia can be reconverted from museum to a mosque, Turkish court rules | ITV News

Faith and feminism: Women and Christianity

Some 2.3 billion people identify as Christians across the globe and yet senior leadership positions in many churches are still prohibited to women. In this special edition, Annette Young meets Reverend Lucinda Laird, the Dean of the American Cathedral in Paris who is a leading female priest in the Episcopal Church. Our team in Rome … Read more Faith and feminism: Women and Christianity

Mexican ‘angels’ spread hope amid coronavirus crisis

The Messenger Angels of Ciudad Juarez (Los Angeles Mensajeros de Ciudad Juarez) gathered at the US-Mexico border in #CiudadJuarez to spread a message of hope amid the #Coronavirus crisis on Tuesday. “The Messenger Angels (Angeles Mensajeros) are bringing a message of hope to all those who are currently barricaded in their homes fearing what may … Read more Mexican ‘angels’ spread hope amid coronavirus crisis

Trump and religion: ‘A battle of heresy versus Christian truth’ | UpFront (Special Interview)

In the midst of the 2020 US presidential race, President Donald Trump continues to enjoy overwhelming support from white evangelical Christian voters, with a recent poll finding 75 percent approve of the president. While Trump claims that “no president has ever done what I have done for evangelicals, or religion itself”, Reverend William Barber believes … Read more Trump and religion: ‘A battle of heresy versus Christian truth’ | UpFront (Special Interview)

Idlib: Has the world stopped caring about Syria? | UpFront

Idlib: Has the world stopped caring about Syria? We challenge a UN official on the international response to the Idlib crisis and discuss Evangelical support for Trump. 28 Feb 2020 06:20 GMT Battle for Idlib, Syria’s War, Donald Trump, Christianity, Middle East In this episode of UpFront we ask the United Nation’s deputy regional humanitarian … Read more Idlib: Has the world stopped caring about Syria? | UpFront

Evangelical gangs target Afro-Brazilian religions in hate crimes

Followers of Afro-Brazilian religions say that they are facing prejudice and even attacks as evangelical Christianity grows across the country. In Rio de Janeiro, the situation has become serious enough to prompt the creation of a department to deal with religious hate crimes. Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Evangelical gangs target Afro-Brazilian religions in hate crimes

Buttigieg: Trump’s behavior isn’t compatible with Scripture | CNN Town Hall

During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is asked if he’d accept money from Michael Bloomberg, discussed his views on Christianity and responded to President Trump’s support of conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh’s attack on Buttigieg’s sexuality. #Buttigieg #CNNTownHall #News

Why did POPE FRANCIS visit ABU DHABI? – VisualPolitik EN

This video is sponsored by Morning Brew. Check out Morning Brew: https://www.morningbrew.com/?utm_source=visualpolitik&utm_medium=youtube&utm_campaign=032819 Religion and politics always go together in the Middle East: the birthplace of Islam. In countries like Saudi Arabia, the whole political system is inspired by Islam. In neighbouring countries like Qatar or United Arab Emirates (where Abu Dhabi or Dubai are), there … Read more Why did POPE FRANCIS visit ABU DHABI? – VisualPolitik EN

Policy to Unite Christians in Catholicism “A Truly Ecumenical Act” – William Johnstone

With the establishment of a second Ordinariate in America – recently announced as the Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter – the process of healing the wounds of the Reformation continues. But along with the joy of welcoming Anglicans into the Church there have been a few cries of dissent. Various onlookers see the … Read more Policy to Unite Christians in Catholicism “A Truly Ecumenical Act” – William Johnstone

Plan B Debacle Represents a Larger Threat to American Secularism

Last week the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared that the morning after pill (known as Plan B) was safe enough to be made available on request at pharmacies to all girls of reproductive age – even those under 16. But Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human resources, rejected this recommendation – … Read more Plan B Debacle Represents a Larger Threat to American Secularism

“As tumultous to a non-believer as to a devout Christian” – Chris Goode on the King James Bible

As the King James Bible celebrates its 400-year anniversary, the Bush Theatre in London has dramatised sixty six responses to the sixty six books of the translated religious text. Called Sixty-Six Books, the production has been performed in sections and also as part of a marathon 24 hour live show featuring 130 actors. Oberon Books … Read more “As tumultous to a non-believer as to a devout Christian” – Chris Goode on the King James Bible