In Tanzania, a small group of deaf people started translating the Bible into sign language. The Biblia ya Lugha ya Alama Tanzania (BILAT) produces videos about teachings in the Bible. In the videos, a presenter carefully narrates a Bible story, supported with images and illustrations, The Citizen reports.
Several groups condemned Greggs, a bakery chain giant in the UK, for releasing an advent calendar showing a half-eaten sausage roll in the Nativity scene.
A UNESCO advisory panel recommended several hidden Christian sites in Japan to be added to the World Heritage list.
In another move to persecute Christians in China, the government has ordered residents of a poverty-stricken village in southeast China to remove posters of Jesus from their walls and put up portraits of President Xi Jinping instead.
"It's a place where children can engage with faith and discover the truth in the Bible for themselves through play and fun activities. They can discover stories in the Bible, which point them to Jesus and allow the Holy Spirit to work in them and help them to really understand and grasp the gospel."
A Pew Research Center survey found that Christianity continues to grow in Central and Eastern European countries 25 years after the fall of the Soviet Union and communist regimes.
The Diocese of London has launched on November 1, 2017 a website to cater to musicians looking for church facilities for hire in the city.