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Fire in basement of Agios Panteleimonas church

| May 26, 2009 | 0 Comments



(ANA-MPA) – A fire broke out in the basement of Agios Panteleimonas church in Acharnon avenue in Athens at about 9 pm on Tuesday.   http://www.express.gr/news/news-in-english/173093oz_20090526173093.php3




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Two dead, 14 injured in Nepal church blast

| May 24, 2009 | 0 Comments



Two people were killed, including a teenage girl, and 14 wounded when a bomb exploded yesterday in a Roman Catholic church packed with worshippers on the outskirts of the Nepalese capital, police said. A Christian leader said the attack, the first on a Christian church, marked the "saddest day" in the history of the religion […]




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Minister enters plea in theft of $50,000

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Presbyterian minister charged with stealing $50,000 from his former church in Simpson County faces a possible prison sentence. Sixty-five year old Richard Bridges entered an Alford plea on Friday under which he maintains his innocence but acknowledges evidence against him would likely result in a conviction.   http://www.wztv.com/template/inews_wire/wires.regional.ky/26b90106-www.fox17.com.shtml




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Fire burns church: More suspicious blazes occur in Hinton

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



HINTON — Fires that destroyed a historic church and two houses early Friday were the latest in a string of suspicious blazes in town, officials said Friday. The historic Cayman Baptist Church and an adjoining house on State Street were destroyed by the flames, which began around 1 a.m. Cayman Baptist Church was built around […]




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Colo. Springs pastor indicted on theft charges

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



A grand jury has indicted a pastor accused of embezzling money from an Episcopal church in Colorado Springs before breaking from it and joining another congregation. Police said a 20-count indictment of theft charges against the Rev. Donald Armstrong was handed down Wednesday. Armstrong is free on bail.   http://www.examiner.com/a-2030637~Colo__Springs_pastor_indicted_on_theft_charges.html




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Vandals cause $40k in damages to church

| May 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



UPDATE: Grand Junction Police say the extent of damage is estimated at 30 to 40 thousands dollars. Every room except two were virtually destroyed. Vandals took baseball bats to every TV, set off fire extinguishers, sprayed graffiti and broke almost all the glass in the building. The vandals also burned the American flag and the […]




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Kid sets church on fire while 50 people inside

| May 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



Police on Tuesday were continuing their investigation into an aggravated arson where a boy or girl apparently set a fire inside a church while 50 parishioners were socializing in the basement after Sunday worship services.   http://www.suntimes.com/news/24-7/1582747,w-youth-church-fire-naperville-052009.article




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San Luis Obispo man arrested for vandalizing a local church

| May 15, 2009 | 0 Comments



An arrest has been made in the vandalism at the United Church of Christ Congregational Church on Los Osos Valley Road that has occurred over the past couple of weeks. Details are listed below in a press release from the San Luis Obispo Police Department.   WHAT: ARREST FOR ARSON / HATE-MOTIVATED VANDALISM WHERE: 11300 […]




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Church treasurer indicted by grand jury

| May 12, 2009 | 0 Comments



RICHLANDS – A church treasurer was indicted on seven counts of embezzlement during the May 5 term of grand jury. Investigator R.W. Brown of the Richlands Police Department presented evidence against Susan Rebecca Clark, 51, of 115 Dye Lane Richlands. Clark served as Treasurer of First Christian Church from March of 2006 until January of […]




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Vero Beach priest stabbed in confessional

| April 27, 2009 | 0 Comments



VERO BEACH, FL (WFLX) – A priest at Holy Cross Catholic Church is stabbed during confession. He is a man of the cloth just doing God's work at church this weekend. Then, he was stabbed twice in a confessional.   http://www.wflxfox29.com/Global/story.asp?S=10255197&nav=menu98_3




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India’s political parties told to make Christian security a priority

| February 3, 2009 | 0 Comments



The safety and security of minorities must be the top priority of India's political parties in the forthcoming elections, says the All India Christian Council. AICC secretary general John Dayal said on Monday that there was a need to "reassure minorities…that India continues to be the secular country envisaged by its founding fathers and guaranteed […]




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