Nigerian church collapses, 160 dead, says hospital director


Nigeria-church_w504Metal girders and the roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria, killing at least 160 people with the toll likely to rise, a hospital director said Sunday.

Pregnant woman stoned to death by her family members for marrying the man she loved


Police collect evidence near the body of Farzana Parveen, who was killed after being set upon by members of her own family outside a court in LahoreA pregnant woman has been stoned to death by her own family in front of a Pakistani high court – for marrying the man she loved.

Nearly 20 members of the woman’s family, including her father and brothers, attacked her and her husband with batons and bricks in broad daylight.

Nun gives birth to baby boy


A nun has given birth to a baby boy and claims she was ‘unaware’ she was pregnant. The 31-year-old woman was rushed to hospital in the central Italian city of Rieti after complaining of stomach pains.

Suicide bombers kill 81 at church in Pakistan


Choir members and children attending Sunday school were among 81 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Protestant church in northwest Pakistan.

It was one of the deadliest attacks ever on the Christian community in Pakistan.

Former IT Specialist Claims To Be Jesus Reborn


Former IT Specialist Claims To Be Jesus Reborn

  • A man claiming to be Jesus is gaining followers and causing concern among cult experts in Australia.

Former IT specialist Alan John Miller, or AJ as he prefers to be known, runs a religious movement known as the Divine Truth from his home near the small town of Kingaroy in the state of Queensland.

Three pastors charged in $8.6-million Ponzi scheme


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Pastor Marlon Gary Hibbert, 49, and his wife Verna Michelle Hibbert, 48, face 38 fraud charges.

Three pastors face a combined 114 charges for allegedly swindling their flock out of millions of dollars.

Toronto Police allege the trio — a man, his wife and another woman — convinced more than 200 members of their congregation, as well as their family and friends, to hand over more than $8 million for a phoney investment scheme with promises of a huge return.