Persecution

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Globe Trot: Marking freedom for Berlin and freedom for the church

By Jamie Dean
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International | GERMANY: Germans are preparing to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a display of illuminated balloons tracing a 15 km…

Help for Middle East Christians

By Cal Thomas
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Persecution | American Christians have been slow to the point of near silence when it comes to speaking out about the atrocities committed against their fellow believers by…

Polish priest kidnapped amid Central African Republic conflict

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | A Polish priest who has worked in Central African Republic (CAR) since 2009 was kidnapped Oct. 12 by a splinter rebel group that wants to exchange him for…

The martyr’s death

By La Shawn Barber
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Persecution | “How long, O Lord, holy and true, until You judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?” (Revelation 6:10, NKJV) Only God knows the…

Militants in Syria free kidnapped Franciscan priest

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | A Syrian priest has been released by his abductors and is “optimistic” even though he is not allowed to leave the country until he has met with an Islamic…

Filmmakers jailed as oppression of Christians worsens in Iran

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Iranian security officials arrested three Christian converts, including a filmmaker, in the province of Isfahan on Sept. 27. Shahram Ghaedi, an actor who was…

Yes, the ISIS conflict is a religious war

By Mindy Belz
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Religious Liberty | The fight against the Islamic State is a fight for religious freedom

Christianity’s growth in Nepal includes celebrity convert

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | In the former Hindu kingdom of Nepal, nine out of 10 people have never heard the name of Jesus, according to Greg Kelley of World Mission. But the gospel is…

‘For His good purpose’

By Jamie Dean
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Persecution | American pastor Saeed Abedini pens a letter to his daughter from an Iranian prison

Sudan bans Meriam Ibrahim’s lawyers from leaving the country

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Meriam Ibrahim may be safely living in the United States, but several attorneys who fought for her freedom in Sudan now face new repercussions for their work…

More deadly than ISIS and al-Qaeda

By Emmanuel Ogebe
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Terrorism | A testimony to Boko Haram’s continuing reign of terror in northern Nigeria

Chinese crackdown on churches continues with arrests, detentions

By June Cheng
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Persecution | During a house church service in China’s Guangdong province last Sunday, 200 police barged in and arrested more than 100 church members, including children,

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