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Religious Leaders In the Central African Republic Call for Reinforcements

Religious leaders, playing an ever expanding role in the troubled Central African Republic, are urging reinforcements for an existing peace mission, even as the United Nations prepares to roll out a bigger one in September.

A refugee camp in the Central African Republic. photo courtesy of Bossangoa Bishop Nestor Desire Nongo-Aziagbia

Oscar Pistorius Testifies in Murder Trial

His voice trembling with emotion, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defense on Monday, saying the Valentine's Day shooting of his girlfriend last year had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by nightmares.

Oscar Pistorius leaves court after his trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was postponed at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria March 28, 2014. 
CREDIT: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO

United Nations to Send Nearly 12,000 Peacekeepers to Central African Republic

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday unanimously authorized a nearly 12,000-member peacekeeping force for the Central African Republic, where fighting between Christians and Muslims has been raging for months.

A child walks across a street in the PK12 neighborhood of Bangui, where Muslims are waiting to be evacuated from the Central African Republic. (Jerome Delay / Associated Press / April 10, 2014)

Bombing at Bus Station in Nigerian Capital Kills 71

A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest ever attack on Abuja.

Bomb experts gather evidence in a crater that was caused by a bomb blast explosion at Nyanyan, Abuja April 14, 2014. (CREDIT: REUTERS/AFOLABI SOTUNDE)

Church of Uganda Explains Support for Controversial Anti-Homosexuality Law

As Uganda continues to face international outrage over its Anti-Homosexuality Act, which was signed into law earlier this year, The Christian Post sought to get a better understanding of not only the bill but also how the churches in the East African country came to support it.

Read U.S. Evangelicals' opposition to the Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Act here and here.

Religious groups campaign against homosexuality in Kampala, 21 Aug 2007. (Photo: Reuters/James Akena)

Dr. Mary A. Henderson Empowers People to Practice Living a Life of Excellence and Success in her New Book, "A Mind of Excellence"

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ATLANTA, GA, (April 14, 2014) - Many people long to be successful personally and professionally. However, some make the mistake of measuring success by how much money one makes, how big one's house is, how new one's car is, one's abilities and talents, or one's status in their local community. Though success in life can be seen as some of these things, real success is only found by following the divine path uniquely designed just for you by the Creator.

Award-Winning Journalist Mark Lowery Releases Debut Novel, "He PromisD Nvr 2 LeaV Me"

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ATLANTA, GA, (April 11, 2014) - He PromisD Nvr 2 LeaV Me, the debut novel of award-winning journalist Mark Lowery, details two parallel struggles. The first is the difficult situation in which the main character finds himself. The second deals with his internal struggle to reconcile his past and present. Will he learn from the past and move forward? Or will it trap him?

Bestselling Author, Pat Simmons, Releases New Novel, "No Easy Catch", and Hosts Major League Baseball Giveaway

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ATLANTA, GA, (April 4, 2014) - As the 2014 major league baseball season gets underway, bestselling author, Pat Simmons, releases her newest romance novel, No Easy Catch. It is the first book in her Carmen Sisters Series.

Bestselling Author, Pat Simmons, Releases New Novel, No Easy Catch, and Hosts Major League Baseball Giveaway

As the 2014 major league baseball season gets underway, bestselling author, Pat Simmons, releases her newest romance novel, No Easy Catch. It is the first book in her Carmen Sisters Series.

NAACP Image Award Winner, Kimberla Lawson Roby, Marks 20-Book Milestone

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Family ties, father/son relationships, marriage and more examined in new work by New York Times bestselling author

ATLANTA, GA, (April 7, 2014) - Reverend Curtis Black and his family drama are back in Kimberla Lawson Roby's upcoming novel, The Prodigal Son, (Grand Central Publishing; $24.99; ISBN 978-1455526130).


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