Faith and Spiritual

Bahrain FM urges its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately

By REUTERS October 18, 2019 22:12 Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) CAIRO - Bahrain called on its citizens on Friday to leave Lebanon immediately due to current events and what the country ha...[Read More]

Palestinian shot and killed after attempting to cross border with knife

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF October 18, 2019 21:11 Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) Security forces near Tulkarm thwarted a terror attack at the Te'enim crossing on Friday night according to the...[Read More]

Saudi Arabia’s FM urges its citizens not to travel to Lebanon

By REUTERS October 18, 2019 20:25 Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) CAIRO - Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry told its citizens on Friday not to travel to Lebanon, according to state news agenc...[Read More]

Mentally ill women ‘kept in prison for weeks’ before hospital beds were found, Commons hears

THE stories of two acutely mentally ill women, kept in prison for weeks before hospital beds were found for them, were told by a prison governor addressing a House of Commons reception this week.“I jo...[Read More]

Banned books on display at Durham Cathedral

CHAPTER OF DURHAM CATHEDRAL Denis Diderot, Encyclopediè, Paris, 1751-1772, in the refectory library at Durham Cathedral Denis Diderot, Encyclopediè, Paris, 1751-1772, in the refectory library at Durha...[Read More]

World news in brief

Kanye West confirms conversion to Christianity REUTERSKanye WestKANYE WEST, the American rapper, told fans last week that he had had a conversion experience. At a listening party for his upcoming albu...[Read More]

EU’s Tusk: Turkish halt of military operations ‘not a ceasefire’

By REUTERS October 18, 2019 16:23 Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)  BRUSSELS - European Union Council President Donald Tusk on Friday said the halt of Turkish hostilities announced in northe...[Read More]

Bomb kills at least 29 and wounds more than 100 in eastern Afghanistan

By REUTERS October 18, 2019 16:00 Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)  KABUL -  A bomb exploded in a mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers, officials said, killing at least 29 men...[Read More]

White House says ceasefire will “take time” at Syria-Turkey border

By REUTERS October 18, 2019 15:57 Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)  WASHINGTON - Implementing a ceasefire will take time, a White House spokeswoman said on Friday as machine-gun fire, shelli...[Read More]

Newman’s prayers asked at ecumenical evensong in the University Church where he was Vicar

ST JOHN HENRY NEWMAN’s critical attitude, first, to the Roman Catholic Church, and then to the Church of England, could help both Communions grow closer together, the RC Archbishop of Birmingham, the ...[Read More]

Cornish artist paints Last Judgement mural

A CORNISH artist has painted a life-sized mural inside the church hall near his home in memory of his late wife.The artist, Colin Pethick, painted his contemporary take on the Last Judgement in the ha...[Read More]

UK news in brief

University chapel joins Prayer Book SocietyTHE chapel of St Anselm Hall on the Victoria Park campus of Manchester University has become the first university chapel to become a corporate member of the ...[Read More]