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Owo Church Attack:
This is a terrorist attack that happened in a Catholic Church in Owo, one of the local government areas in Ondo state, Nigeria.
The Catholic church is St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo state, Nigeria.
eye witnesses have said that a particular terrorist group, the Fulani Herdsmen, attacked worshippers at the church.
The terrorists stormed the church in the early hours of Sunday when worshippers gathered for Mass celebration.
They shot sporadically at anybody on sight, killing at least over 50 worshippers and wounding over a hundred.
Eye witness told BBC Pidgin that the terrorist Fulani Herdsmen also kidnapped other worshippers.
In a statement condemning the killings, the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari condoled with families of the victims.
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Philadelphia shooting is another shooting that took place, this time, in the U.S.
It was a shooting in downtown Philadelphia which left at least three persons dead and 11 others sustaining varying degrees of injuries.
Philadelphia Police Inspector D.F. Pace confirmed the incident.
Multiple shooters suddenly opened fire in a bustling entertainment street following an argument.
Officers patrolling the South Street area of Philadelphia heard gunfire shortly before midnight.
The police said the officers afterwards observed “several active shooters shooting into the crowd.”
One officer was “within about 10 to 15 yards” of one of the shooters and fired at the suspect, police said.
“We’re uncertain whether he was struck or not, but the officer was able to get that individual to drop his gun and flee.”
The identities of the two men and one woman killed have not been released.
According to data from non-profit organization Gun Violence Archive, this is the sixth mass shooting in the U.S just this weekend.
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Pentecost or Pfingsten in German:
Pentecost or Pfingsten tops Google search trends for Germans.
Those in Germany are currently interested in today’s celebration of Pentecost by Catholic Christians.
Particularly, Bishop Franz-Josef Overbeck promoted ecumenism at Pentecost service.
In his Pentecost sermon, the the bishop at Essen Cathedral, said if the Christian denominations overcome their fears, there will be “no loss of identity” but “Easter transformation.”
At Pentecost, Bishop Franz-Josef Overbeck promotes more intensive cooperation between the Christian churches.
“How about no longer understanding our different Christian denominations as pure countercultures, but to think of them as complementary, i.e. complementary?”
He, however, added saying Christians require “a culture of support and dialogue, with which we not only understand others better, but also learn to understand ourselves in a new way.”
This sermon from the bishop is interesting to Germans because the bishop is know for taking stances that other Catholics believe are against the church.
In 2019, bishop Overbeck said said there should be reforms in Roman Catholic sexual ethics.
He suggested that Catholic Church should accept same-sex marriages and not describe it as immoral.
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Rafael Nadal reclaimed his crown as the king of tennis with a dominant victory over Casper Ruud at the French Open today.
He roared to a 14th title courtesy of a 6-3 6-3 6-0 win over the first-time finalist.
Nadal is now the oldest man ever to win the French Open.
Nadal, who won the Australian Open in January, has pushed his lead over rivals Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer to two Slam titles as both remain at 20.
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Other trending issues include: Rod Stewart who caused confusion among fans during BBC’s Platinum at the Palace performance.
Rod performed a string of his classic hits for the evening at Buckingham Palace and finished of the performance with a rendition of Sweet Caroline.
While the royals were seen enjoying the evening, with Prince George singing along to the Neil Diamond classic, viewers of the show were confused as to why Rod performed a cover when he has a collection of his own classic hits.
On Twitter, U.K citizens criticised Rod for performing another singer’s song when he has better ones by himself.
A tweep, Jupiter commented: “Rod Stewart 50 years of hits and he is forced to sing sweet Caroline.”
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Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has cleared the Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate, Raila Odinga.
IEBC cleared Odinga to contest the presidential election in Kenya.
Odinga will contest in the August 9 presidential polls. He will succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta.
At 77 years, this will be the fifth time that Odinga will try to become president of Kenya.
Speaking after the exercise, Odinga called on the electoral agency to play its role in a free and just manner to ensure credibility in the national elections.