Persecution

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A look at China’s patriotic martyrs

By June Cheng
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Persecution | Newly published research portrays a church grateful to suffer government persecution

The ISIS war against ‘the people of the cross’

By Jamie Dean
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ISIS | The Egyptians beheaded by Islamic State militants were family men who died for their Christian faith

Globe Trot: Ann Voskamp launches prayer campaign for persecuted Christians

By Mindy Belz
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International | PERSECUTED: Author and speaker Ann Voskamp has turned her #Pray703 campaign, launched at this month’s IF: Gathering in Austin, Texas, to focus on the Copts…

ISIS beheads 21 Christians, Egypt strikes back

By Mindy Belz
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ISIS | Brutal group execution of kidnapped Coptic Christians draws Egypt into a conflict with Islamic militants

Vandalism in New Delhi targets Christians

By Anna K. Poole
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Persecution | Religious tension are brewing in New Delhi after fires gutted five Christian churches in the past two months. Kerosene-soaked concrete indicates arson. 

Convert to Christianity in Burma? Get government permission first

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in Burma, also called Myanmar, is expected to worsen if a new religious conversion bill makes it into…

Bless those who persecute you

By Nick Eicher
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Persecution | Nagmeh Abedini’s husband, Pastor Saeed Abedini, has been imprisoned for his Christian faith in Iran for more than two years. Despite her frustration with…

Christ, Islam contrasted at D.C. prayer breakfast

By Leigh Jones
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Religion | Former race car driver Darrell Waltrip presented a clear gospel message while President Barack Obama downplayed Islam’s connection to terrorism

Nagmeh Abedini on prayer and the president

By Mary Reichard
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Persecution | The wife of Saeed Abedini, imprisoned for his faith in Iran, talks about her recent meeting with President Barack Obama

Christians in Niger return home after violent Muslim rampage

By Mary Reichard
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Persecution | Christians in Niger are beginning to return to their homes after a violent rampage by Islamic extremists. Attackers killed at least 10 people and burned 70…

Turkish PM: Istanbul will get its first new church since 1923

By Julia A. Seymour
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Turkey | The Turkish government has promised to allow Christians to build a new church in Istanbul, the first in almost 100 years. But skeptics say laying the first…

Why anti-Christian violence broke out in Niger after Charlie Hebdo

By Mary Reichard
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Africa | The brutality last weekend in the African nation of Niger garnered relatively little media attention, yet, 70 churches in the southern part of the country…

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