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Asia Bibi may head to Canada for asylum

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Asia Bibi may be granted asylum in Canada. Canada is in discussions with Pakistan about granting asylum to Asia Bibi, recently acquitted of blasphemy, according to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as reported by the BBC. ...

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Freed Asia Bibi on way to Netherlands

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ISLAMABAD/AMSTERDAM (ANS) – Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan, is reportedly on her way to The Netherlands after her release from jail following a ...

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Would you pray for a persecuted believer in North Africa?

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To be a Christian in the Middle East and North Africa usually means you are discriminated against, ridiculed, marginalized, and in many places persecuted–even to the point of death. The believer who ...

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Prayers answered as Asia Bibi escapes death sentence

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Christians around the world are celebrating answered prayers for the release this week of Asia Bibi. The Christian mother was just acquitted by a Pakistani court after eight years on death row ...

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Iranian who fled persecution raises $1 million for synagogue

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A man who fled political persecution in Iran and now lives in the US is about to donate $1 million to the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, ...

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Something amazing is happening in Iran

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More Muslims have come to faith in Christ in this generation than in the last fourteen centuries of Islam combined. The Church in Iran is now estimated to be between 1 million ...

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Is Kim Jong Un afraid of Jesus?

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Open Doors USA has explored the reasons why North Korean leader Kim Jong Un remains “afraid” of Christianity. Their findings go to the heart of people’s beliefs about Jesus. Sunday, November 4 ...

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Brownback: everyone can support religious freedom around the world

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Sam Brownback is a diplomat, chosen by the Trump administration to travel the world promoting religious freedom. But he sometimes describes himself as a salesman, and he thinks he’s got a great ...

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Marco Rubio takes on Chinese over religious persecution

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Senator Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) and Congressman Christopher Smith (R., N.J.) condemned the “unconscionable” persecution of religious minorities in China during a press conference Wednesday. The remarks followed the release of the ...

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Chinese communists rewriting Bible and hymns

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WASHINGTON — The Chinese government is supervising a five-year plan to make Christianity more compatible with socialism in which they are rewriting the Bible, a prominent religious freedom activist has told Congress. The ...

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Christians in Kurdistan hope democracy will prevail

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The Christian minority in Iraqi Kurdistan is hoping for its “real” representatives to be voted into the Kurdish regional parliament September 30, reports Kurdish news service Rudaw. The presidential and parliamentary elections ...

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Kenyan bus passengers killed over Islamic statement of faith

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Some horrific news is emerging out of Kenya after two Christian bus passengers were murdered in cold blood by militants belonging to Islamic terror group Al-Shabaab. According to International Christian Concern, last weekend a ...

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Here’s why persecution of Christians in China is exploding

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This summer, Christians in China are experiencing an escalating wave of persecution unseen since Mao’s Cultural Revolution. “We’re seeing more persecution or a higher level of persecution,” said The Voice of the Martyrs ...

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China’s believers face new threat: camera’s in church

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China’s independent churches are facing a new threat: forced to allow the government to spy on who worships in them or face the threat of being shut down. The Zion church in ...

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No U.S. concessions to turkey over imprisoned pastor

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U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to reject any conditions Turkey may ask for in securing the release of an American pastor detained by Ankara for almost two years. Turkey accuses Andrew ...

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