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The Awe-Inspiring Cave Churches Of Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - Carved into the sandstone Gheralta mountains up to 1,600 years ago, this is an extraordinary network of Ethiopian cave churches. The network of Christian places of worship was carved into the rock in Tigray between the 5th and 15th centuries and painted with frescoes.

Have Churches Become Agents Of Abuse?

AFRICANGLOBE - The statement, “Religion is the opium of the people”, is one of the most frequently paraphrased part of a speech made by the German economist and philosopher, Karl Marx. He was giving his own critique of the Hegel’s Philosophy of Right that talks about the relations between civil society and politics.

How Christianity Became a Lucrative Brand

The fundamentalism of Christian ideology works in concert with the fundamentalism of the market, so that “prosperity” preaching provides a space in which the contradictions of “free” enterprise are resolved. That is to say, the practice of branding religion does not merely indicate that religious doctrine is simply communicated and experienced in an economic context.

Mass Weddings Gain Popularity in Uganda and Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - Mass weddings are increasingly gaining popularity in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, as hundreds of Catholics prefer to exchange vows...

Black Catholics – A Must Read Article

Black Catholics, sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? But it shouldn’t. Of the one billion Roman Catholics in the world today, at least 20%...

Sharpton Says He Supports Gay Marriage – Where are Our Leaders...

Last, year, Black religious leaders were instrumental in defeating a bill that would legalize gay marriage in Maryland. This year, proponents of the bill...

Bishop Accuses Khartoum of 'Ethnic Cleansing' in Nuba Mountains

At the moment Khartoum has unleashed all their might and armament against the Nubians. They say they are against SPLA. There is no SPLA. It is the civilians who are killed and among them are the vulnerable groups; the children, women and the elderly