By Judith Sudilovsky JERUSALEM (OSV News) — Just before the children in her kindergarten class went on vacation for the Jewish Sukkot festival, Romina Shvalb, 42, a kindergarten teacher in the quiet Israeli kibbutz of Nir Oz near the Gaza border, had baked challah — the braided sweet bread Jews traditionally eat on the Sabbath […]
By Ngala Killian Chimton (OSV News) — In an endless cycle of violence against Christians in Nigeria, seminarian Na’Aman Danlami Stephen of the Diocese of Kafanchan was burned to death on Sept. 7 when a terrorist group called Fulani herdsmen attacked the rectory at St. Raphael Church in Fadan Kamantan. Bishop Julius Kundi of Kafanchan […]
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By Kimberley Heatherington (OSV News) — Sharon Lavigne has been called a modern-day Moses. But the perhaps unlikely environmental prophet — a 71-year-old retired special education teacher — doesn’t want to lead her neighbors out of St. James Parish, Louisiana. She said she just wants area industries — which lie in the 85-mile corridor between […]
Reading between the lines of a couple of biblical passages, a researcher has rediscovered a hidden chapter within the text, according to a report from last month’s New Testament Studies.
Seven people including three children are confirmed dead after a suspect began shooting at a private Christian school in Nashville on Monday, March 27, police said.
The NYPD is looking for three teenagers after they destroyed a statue of an angel outside a church on March 23.
The U.S. Department of Energy now believes the COVID-19 global pandemic most likely came from a laboratory leak in China, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.
Students at 12 Catholic schools in Manhattan and the Bronx will have to find a new place to learn starting in the next academic school year after the Archdiocese of New York announced they will close on Feb 15.