Church

  • Bangkok News

    Samyan church calls for artists after graffiti incident

    A historic church in the Samyan area, with a legacy spanning over 145 years, became the target of an unauthorised graffiti incident, sparking significant online debate. The act, deemed inappropriate by online users, led to a call for volunteers to contribute to the church’s upkeep in a more official capacity. The incident, which took place earlier today involved the Second…

  • Thailand News

    Pope’s plea for peace amidst global turmoil: Christmas celebrations overshadowed by war

    In a world marred by conflict, Pope Francis ushered in Christmas with a heartfelt call for peace, acknowledging the grim shadows cast by Israel’s clash with Hamas and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The festive spirit, however, found a haven in the hearts of children globally, who tracked Santa and his reindeer on a 3-D interactive website. Revellers worldwide embraced holiday…

  • Crime News

    Stringing along trouble: Cambodian guitarist strikes wrong chord in Bangkok church heists

    A Cambodian guitarist was arrested today after being accused of stealing musical instruments from Christian churches across Bangkok. The church theft arrest took place at an unnamed rental room in Suk Sawat Road, Phra Samut Chedi district, Samut Prakan. The suspect, Hek Sophol, was sought after an arrest warrant was issued by the Criminal Court of Southern Bangkok on October…

  • World News

    Kenyan mass graves prompt calls to regulate religious cults

    Kenyan self-styled pastor Paul Mackenzie Nthenge sparked shock and outrage in the country after leading his followers into the forest near the coastal town of Malindi, allegedly convincing them to starve to death to meet God. The Good News International Church closed in 2019 after Nthenge claimed that Jesus told him his work had come to an end. However, authorities…