Persecution

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U.S. lawmakers urge new Saudi king to embrace human rights reforms

By Julia A. Seymour
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Religious Liberty | Saudi Arabia has a new king, and a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers took the opportunity during his transition to power to petition him to expand freedom…

Obama’s terror talk

By D.C. Innes
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Terrorism | President Obama has always been particular about the language he uses to describe jihadists. He renamed President Bush’s “Global War on Terror” the…

Canadian pastor detained in North Korea

By Leigh Jones
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Persecution | A Canadian church is asking the world to pray for its pastor’s quick release from North Korea, where he was detained last month while on a humanitarian…

Danger zone

By Jamie Dean
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Terrorism | Nigeria’s presidential election poses tough questions for Christians needing protection in one of the world’s top spots for terrorist violence

The Church’s reply

The Church’s reply

By Mindy Belz
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Persecution | May prayer for the persecuted and for those who persecute increase

Joy in India as Taliban frees Jesuit priest

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | A Jesuit priest and his family in India rejoiced over his release last week after eight months as a Taliban hostage. The Islamic militants in Afghanistan…

ISIS sweep

By Mindy Belz
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Syria | Number of Assyrian Christians kidnapped in Syria mounts, may top 250

Indian official accuses Mother Teresa of conversion-mongering

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Indian Nationalist leader Mohan Bhagwat is mad at Mother Teresa. The New York Times reportedthe leader of the nationalist RSS party proclaimed at…

Midday Roundup: ISIS takes more Christians hostage in Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Kidnapped. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is reporting Islamic State (ISIS) militants have abducted as many as 90 Assyrian Christians after raiding…

Christians on the edge of extinction

By Ellen Vaughn
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Iraq | Voices from Iraq call out in the wake of last summer’s ISIS invasion

Christian leaders unite in call to prayer for persecuted church

By Lynde Langdon
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Persecution | An interdenominational, multicultural group of religious leaders is calling on Christians to set aside time for silence and prayer on Sunday in memory of…

A Christian response to the brutality of ISIS

By Nick Eicher
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Religion | This week, John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview and I talked about the best way American Christians can respond to a video…

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