Africa

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Tension escalates in violence-stricken Central African Republic

By Kaitlyn Speer
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Africa | The clash between the Central African Republic’s Muslim and Christian population continued earlier this week when more than 50 people were killed in a town…

Midday Roundup: Education that doesn’t cost a latte

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Coffee benefits. Starbucks is announcing plans today to offer employees a chance to get a college degree for next to nothing. Arizona State University is…

Run for the children

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Drew Burnett will race through the Appalachian Trail to raise money for orphans in Uganda

Hashtag wars

By Mindy Belz
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Nigeria | Victims of terrorism past, present, and future deserve more than a sentimental campaign dressed as foreign policy

Muslim militants storm church, kill 30 in Central African Republic

By Rob Holmes
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Africa | Muslim gunmen rampaged through a Catholic church compound in the capital of Central African Republic on Wednesday, killing up to 30 people with gunfire and…

Globe Trot: Boko Haram bomb targets Christian area

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Yesterday’s bomb explosion in Jos, the capital of volatile Plateau State, has killed about 118 people and wounded over 45. The car…

Globe Trot: Sudan to execute Christian woman for faith

By Mindy Belz
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International | SUDAN: Yesterday a court in Khartoum confirmed its death sentence—plus 100 lashes—against Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, 27, who is nine months pregnant…

The Lost Girls

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | Boko Haram’s horrific kidnapping of Nigerian schoolgirls is one part of a wider campaign to obliterate Christians

Faith and service

By Carolyn Kimmel
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Amy Writing Awards | Dillsburg doctors make a difference in the African bush. Our first prize award winner

Tanzanian militants mimic Boko Haram’s terror tactics

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Christians and Muslims in the African nation of Tanzania united to call for a ban on an Islamic organization they likened to terrorist group Boko Haram.

U.S. officials press Congo to give adopted children exit papers

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Congress and Secretary of State John Kerry are trying to loosen a deadlock surrounding almost 500 stalled adoptions cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo…

An intercultural union under Christ

An intercultural union under Christ

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Marriage | I stood in the corner of a Sunday school room last week, praying with nine other bridesmaids over my best friend Kayla. Her hair was curled, her dress was…

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