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Ooni Of Ife celebrates Christmas, calls Jesus an embodiment of forgiveness

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, had while celebrating Christmas said Jesus Christ is an embodiment of forgiveness. He further described Jesus Christ as the Lord of peace and love with an unparalleled forgiving spirit who should always be remembered and honoured with the existence of love and peace by Christians. According to him, that was the only way harmonious co-existence can be achieved not only within the ranks of his followers but also among the members of the larger global society for whom Jesus lived and died over 2000 years ago. The traditional ruler made this known on Christmas...
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Sad Christmas: 31 Dead, 70 Injured As Fireworks Market Explodes.

An explosion has ripped through a fireworks market on the northern outskirts of Mexico City, reportedly killing at least 31 people and injuring 70. The explosion, which was caught on camera, sent a huge plume of charcoal-grey smoke billowing into the sky over the town of Tultepec, the Guardian reports. Images broadcast by Milenio TV showed smoke rising from the scorched ground and fireworks stands. “People were crying everywhere and desperately running in all directions,” said 20-year-old witness Cesar Carmona. Crescencia Francisco Garcia said she was in the middle of the grid of stalls along...
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5-Year Jail Time For Anyone Who Celebrates Christmas In Brunei – Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah

Earlier in April, the rest of the world condemned monarch-ruled Brunei after announcing the introduction of the Sharia penal code that would include penalties such as the severing of limbs and death by stoning.   The tiny but prosperous state on the island of Borneo that is ruled by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah,  has now made international headlines once again after the state announced a ban on Christmas.   Banned Christmas: Oil-rich Brunei has banned public celebrations of Christmas for fear of Muslims being led astray, it was announced today. Pictured, Sultan of Brunei Hassanal...
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