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Abandoned by the U.S., Ukrainian Christians turn to prayer

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President Joe Biden on Tuesday used the word “invasion” concerning Russian troops that had entered Ukraine. Now, as the U.S. fails to abide by a 1994 treaty to help them defend their ...

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Ukraine explained: How the US created a new war in Europe

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Here’s how we are again at the doorstep of the first major war in Europe in 75 years as Ukraine and Russia face off. In 1994, the Clinton administration, with the approval ...

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Israel encourages citizens to leave Ukraine

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Israeli citizens living in Ukraine may be at risk as Russia threatens an invasion. On Sunday, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett urged them to return home to Israel. “Like the entire world, we ...

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This Muslim NBA player is holding sports industry accountable over China

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“I will bring the team toughness, post moves, rebounding, everything. I will try to do everything to make it to the playoffs,” a young Enes Kanter Freedom stated after becoming the third ...

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Ugandan clergy are divorcing wives for younger church members

KAMPALA, Uganda— Aloysius Bugingo, a senior pastor at House of Prayer Ministries in Kampala, left his wife of 29 years in December and married a younger woman under the customary law. He ...

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7 encouraging trends in Christianity for 2022

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The news for persecuted Christians looks grim this year with an increase in persecution expected. But there are encouraging trends that bode well for the church. As we go about our daily ...

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World regions where persecution will increase this year

If Covid taught us one thing, it was that both governments and religious majorities around the world used the pandemic as cover to persecute Christians.  In many countries, believers in Christ faced ...

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Canadian truckers gain nationwide support against mandates as major crossing shuts down

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As protests in Canada gain support across that country, truckers have forced one of the busiest crossing points between Canada and the United States to shut down. The Canada Border Services Agency ...

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House Republicans demand answers from Biden on Israel, Iran policy

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More than 30 House Republicans this week signed letters to President Biden and U.N. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield demanding answers about U.S. policy toward Israel and Iran. “The American people expect this administration ...

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Number of atheists worldwide not keeping pace with religious growth

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The number of religious people worldwide is increasing faster than the number of atheists, new research found. Lifeway Research has identified “7 Encouraging Trends of Global Christianity in 2022” based on data collected by ...

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Justin Trudeau has Covid as Canadian truck convoy protests in Ottawa

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has imposed some of the most strict Covid mitigation measures in the world, now has Covid. “This morning, I tested positive for COVID-19,” Trudeau said in a tweet.  ...

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Ukrainian Christians call for peace, prayer, but prepare for Russian invasion

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A Church of Christ in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipro is readying itself to house refugees if neighboring Russian forces invade. “We’ve already told some congregations that we can be a ...

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Christians called upon to boycott Olympics in China

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A worldwide, grassroots movement to boycott the Olympics is gaining steam. David Curry, CEO of Open Doors USA, is joining other Christian and political leaders in calling for the boycott of the ...

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Abortion once again was leading cause of death worldwide last year

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Abortion was the leading cause of death worldwide in 2021, with more than three times as many people losing their lives to abortion than the second-leading cause of death. Worldometer, a database ...

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Ugandan man hangs wife, children, for accepting Christ as saviour

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Ugandan police continue to search for a Muslim man accused of killing his wife and children because they received Christ as their personal Lord and Savior after attending a church service. According ...

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Israel has successful test of space missile defense system

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As the Biden administration inches closer to a nuclear deal that many say will allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons, Israel has announced a major breakthrough in its defense. Israel Defense Forces ...

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Church that defied in-person ban helped lead drug user to Christ

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Trinity Bible Chapel in Ontario, Canada, was fined $100,000 last year for refusing to shut its doors in defiance of the Reopening Ontario Act, as well as the Emergency Management and Civil ...

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Texas synagogue hostages freed, Muslim terrorist dead

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Hostages inside a Texas synagogue were rescued late Saturday evening after they had been held by a Muslim terrorist for nearly 12 hours. Video from Dallas station WFAA shows congregants running out of the ...

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Why Nigeria’s Christians feel abandoned by the United States

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In late November, numerous international observers — including human rights groups, media organizations and Christians focusing on religious freedom — were shocked and stunned when the Biden administration inexplicably removed Nigeria’s “Country ...

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How Cup Noodles became one of the biggest success stories of all time

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See a container of Cup Noodles at a convenience store and you might think of dorm rooms and cheap calories. But there was a time when eating from the product’s iconic packaging ...

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Greek Orthodox Church accuses fringe groups of trying to drive it from Jerusalem

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Radical fringe groups in Israel are trying to drive the Greek Orthodox Church out of Jerusalem, according to the local head of the church. “Our presence in Jerusalem is under threat,” Theophilos ...

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Russia evacuates citizens from Kazakhstan as it sends in “peacekeepers’

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Russia may be preparing to invade Kazakhstan after its military forces evacuated more than 1,400 of its citizens from the country over the weekend. The move comes as political unrest continues to ...

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22 tourists freeze to death on Pakistan highway during mega snowstorm

At least 22 people have died while being stuck in their vehicles as a heavy snowstorm thronged the mountain resort town of Murree in northern Pakistan, officials confirmed on Saturday. Ten children were among the ...

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Release International: Persecution of Christians to increase in 2022

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West Africa is expected to be a hotspot for persecution of Christians in the coming year, according to the newly released Persecution Trends report from Release International. The organization pointed to several ...

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Report: Western nations soft-peddle China’s persecution of Christians, other minorities

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The belief that downplaying Beijing’s human rights abuses would lead to reforms in China has not only validated the Chinese Communist Party’s approach against Christians and other religious minorities but has also ...

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