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Christ's tomb Exposed for First Time in Centuries

Restorers working in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Israel uncover stone slab venerated as the resting place of Jesus Christ.

Christ's tomb Exposed for First Time in Centuries
The Metropolitan Bishop Alexander and President Nazarbayev. Photo ©<a href="http://mitropolia.kz/" target="_blank">mitropolia.kz</a>
Easter unites Kazakhstanis: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev visited the Ascension Cathedral in Almaty to wish Happy Easter to all Christian Kazakhstanis.

Easter unites Kazakhstanis: Nazarbayev
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Faith and firearms: US churches give away guns

Baptist churches in Kentucky are giving away guns as prizes in the southern US state in hopes of drawing wayward locals to Christ.

Faith and firearms: US churches give away guns
Photo a courtesy of remarka.kz
Illegal religious organization found in Aktobe: more baptists at fault?

An illegal religious organization of the Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists was discovered by Kazakhstan authorities in Aktobe.

Illegal religious organization found in Aktobe: more baptists at fault?
Photo ©azattyq.org/ Svetlana Glushkova
Grace church pastor sentenced to 4 years

Pastor of the Grace Church Bakhytzhan Kashkumbayev has been given a suspended 4-year sentence in Kazakhstan.

Grace church pastor sentenced to 4 years
Lighting costs Rio's iconic Christ statue tip of thumb
Lighting costs Rio's iconic Christ statue tip of thumb

The iconic statue of Jesus overlooking Rio de Janeiro, one of the city's most recognizable landmarks, has lost a thumb tip to lightening, a report said Friday.

Lighting costs Rio's iconic Christ statue tip of thumb
Photo a courtesy of Tengrinews
Kazakhstan goes ice-swimming in January

Lifeguards have shared tips and warnings about ice swimming.

Kazakhstan goes ice-swimming in January
Photo © Marat Abilov
Muslim clergy to teach Religious studies at schools?

Member of the Majilis Talgat Yergaliev proposed engaging members of the Muslim clergy in teaching Religious Studies at schools.

Muslim clergy to teach Religious studies at schools?
Syria Orthodox Easter marred by bishops in captivity
Syria Orthodox Easter marred by bishops in captivity

Syria's Greek Orthodox faithful bore a heavy cross on Friday as they marked the crucifixion of Christ, their country ravaged by two years of war and two of their bishops missing after being kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

Syria Orthodox Easter marred by bishops in captivity
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