The New York Times: Hundreds were drawn to a remote wilderness in southeastern Kenya by the End Times preaching of pastor Paul Mackenzie. Relatives and ex-members tried to intervene, but some did not want to be rescued.
Associated Press: Kenya doomsday death toll hits 200, with more than 600 reported missing
The Washington Post: Seventy-five years ago Sunday, the first Jewish state in nearly 2,000 years was declared in Jerusalem. Exactly 11 minutes later, the historic announcement was followed by another: The U.S. government had recognized that newborn state, called Israel.
Religion Dispatches: Prior to the event, CNN’s defense was that its coverage was appropriate because Donald Trump is a former president who’s currently the leading Republican nominee for president in 2024.
Al Jazeera: State Department’s annual report on religious freedom lists attacks on Muslims and Christians in the world’s most populous nation.
Religion News Service: The brewing civil war in the country has convinced Christians and their leaders to leave the capital en masse, with many fleeing across the border to South Sudan.