While the many extraordinary exploits of the seafarers who mapped the world have been well documented, those of their cats have not. Cats have been indispensable pest controllers, shipmates, and mascots for sailors for thousands of years.Continue reading “Brave, Funny, Naughty Maritime Cats”
Above: Some of the Christian leaders signed onto the #ReclaimJesus declaration, including Rev Jim Wallis (centre), Rev Michael Curry (in purple robe) and Rev Dr Sharon Watkins (in white robe). Source: All images from Sojourners.
China’s government last week issued a ban on internet sales of the Bible. Beijing also issued its first white paper on religious freedom in 21 years. There is a long-standing rule that the Bible cannot be sold publicly or on the internet in China but oversight of this rule has been allowed to slide over the years.Continue reading “Ban on Bible Sales in China to be Reinforced”