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This weekend’s March for the Martyrs highlights persecuted Christians

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Christians from across the United States will gather at the National Mall in Washington on Saturday for the third annual March for the Martyrs, sponsored by the organization For the Martyrs. The ...

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Free app facilitates prayer for persecuted Christians around the world

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A new mobile prayer app developed by Christian persecution watchdog Open Doors USA gives users the ability to connect with persecuted Christians suffering for their faith. Available for free in the Apple ...

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800 African Islamic terrorists killed in multi-national operation

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Just a week after over 50 Churchgoers were murdered in one attack, it is being reported that 800 Boko Haram and ISIS terrorists have been killed in a coordinated multi-nation offensive. The ...

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CDC quietly changes monkeypox mask guidance just hours after posting it

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday told Americans to wear a mask to avoid monkeypox then immediately reversed that guidance. The controversial federal agency, which has been criticized ...

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“Vile and satanic attack” leaves dozens of Nigerian churchgoers dead

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Victims are still being identified after dozens of churchgoers are dead after a terrorist attack in Nigeria on Sunday morning. Terrorists rode up on motorcycles and began shooting those who showed up ...

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While all eyes are on Ukraine, remember the slaughter of Christians in Nigeria

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Metro Voice regularly reports on the genocide against Christians in Nigeria. While the news rarely makes the nightly news, it is nonetheless as important as the war against Ukraine. We ...

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INTERVIEW: The ‘silent genocide’ against Christians in Nigeria

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“A silent genocide is going on against Christian communities in Southern Kaduna.” That’s the assessment Jonathan Asake, President of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union in Nigeria. For seven years, Christian communities in the ...

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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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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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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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Nigeria’s Christians celebrate Christmas in face of terror threats

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Throughout Nigeria’s troubled northern states Christian believers headed to church on Christmas eve with brave faces. Even in the northernmost state of Sokoto, the heart of Nigeria’s Islamic region, more than 5,000 Christians ...

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International Christian Concern ranks top Christian persecutors for 2021

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The Taliban, Kim Jong un and Nigeria are the top persecutors of Christians as ranked by International Christian Concern. The organization ranked Nigeria as the worst country for religious freedom in 2021. ...

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Most popular Christian Facebook pages are fake

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The top ranked Christian Facebook pages had generic names — Jesus is my Lord, Purpose of Life, Light of the World, Blessing and Blessed — and they promoted generic content — Bible ...

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Sam Brownback joins Open Doors USA to combat Christian persecution

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Sam Brownback, former Ambassador for International Religious Freedom under President Donald Trump, has joined Open Doors USA as a senior fellow. “Open Doors USA is a leading global advocate for Christians and ...

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Nigerian church worships in church destroyed by government

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—For years Christians in Nigeria’s Borno State have watched ISIS terrorists burn their churches, but now they say the government itself is tearing them down. Now, Nigerian Christians are asking is there ...

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Gold medal Olympian wrestler loves representing USA

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U.S. wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock has destroyed the media narrative that Black Americans hate their country. After winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics in the 68kg final over Blessing Oborududu of Nigeria Mensah-Stock was asked, ...

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Kidnapped Nigerian girl receives ‘forbidden’ education

Mary, one of 276 girls abducted from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, has just graduated from college. Education is the very thing her Boko Haram kidnappers did not want her to have. ...

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10-year-old Nigerian Christian refugee becomes National Chess Master

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A 10-year-old Christian refugee has come a long way from fleeing Islamist terrorists Boko Haram in Nigeria. Tani Adewumi just earned the title of National Chess Master, an elite ranking in the ...

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Christian children ‘butchered to death’ during attacks in Nigeria

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Dozens of Christians, including children, have been brutally murdered by Islamist Fulani herdsmen in several villages across northern Nigeria. The carnage in the country’s Plateau State follows increasing attacks by extremists on ...

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Islamists attack church baptism, kill 15 in Burkina Faso

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Muslim terrorists are suspected in the murder of 15 Christians during a baptism ceremony in the African nation of Burkina Faso. Violent acts linked to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State have multiplied ...

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Nigerians hear hope as the gospel broadcast on radio nationwide

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Nigerians are hearing the gospel in eleven languages broadcast on radio across the nation. The “good news” is welcome for a country exhausted by the killings of its Christian population. As the ...

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Three reasons your church should be praying for Africa and Mozambique

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Metro Voice is launching a new “Watch and Pray” column. The goal is to live out the biblical imperative. This week we focus on Africa and Mozambique. 1. We underestimate the power ...

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House votes to limit travel bans on terrorist-prone nations

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Prioritized by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill limiting a president’s authority to issue travel bans on individuals entering the U.S. The action was in response to President Donald Trump ...

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Christian teen Leah Sharibu is still missing after three years

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“Her bold faith is an inspiration. How many of us, when confronted by killers, would do as she has done?” Those words were spoken about Christian teenager Leah Sharibu, after her abduction ...

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Ethiopia comes apart as ethnic Tigray Christians battle the government and each other

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Christians in the Tigray region of Ethiopia are reporting a campaign rape and torture at the hands of government forces with tens of thousands of civilians dead. The region is involved in ...

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