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Most voters believe sanctuary cities should share burden of illegal immigration

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Residents of so-called sanctuary cities were not happy when illegal aliens actually showed up in recent weeks. However, a majority of likely U.S. voters believe these cities should have to share the ...

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Entire church congregation remains in limbo after fleeing Hong Kong

A congregation of Christians continues to seek asylum after fleeing Hong Kong.  The group remains in Thailand asking the United Nations refugee agency for protection from religious persecution at the hand of ...

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Remaining Christians in Afghanistan persecuted by government, family members

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Christians who remain in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover last summer routinely face persecution and torture from the Taliban government. “There are still Christians in Afghanistan,” said Todd Nettleton, an author and ...

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400 Baptist churches among thousands lost in Russian war on Ukraine

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Over 400 Ukrainian Baptist congregations have been lost in Russia’s war on Ukraine, says Ukrainian Baptist Theological Seminary President Yaroslav Pyzh. The number is striking, considering that Ukraine’s protestant population is already ...

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Living in hostile environments, people share how Sat-7 satellite programs bring hope

Christian satellite television ministries like SAT-7 have grown significantly over the years. Some may ask themselves, “Do they make a difference?” The broadcast and online media ministry of SAT-7 offers current event ...

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Franklin Graham says ministries have not forgotten Ukrainian people

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  Although it is easy to forget about the plight of the Ukrainian people as Russia’s brutal invasion and war drag on, evangelist Franklin Graham continues to work with the needy. Graham, ...

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Israel News Briefs

James Bond composer, American views toward Israel, Biden on nukes, and Ukrainian Aid make up today’s Israel News Briefs. Poll: Younger Americans more negative towards Israel A new Pew report found that 56% of ...

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Kids pick up crayons to draw their war experiences around the world

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“They still draw pictures!” So wrote the editors of an influential collection of children’s art that was compiled in 1938 during the Spanish Civil War. Eighty years later, war continues to upend children’s lives in ...

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Christians who escaped horrors of war return to aid the hurting and share Jesus

There’s not much left of Ukrainian cities destroyed by Russia’s war of extermination, but for Christians, there’s always Christ. IVANO-FRANKIVSK, Ukraine — Tanks. Bombs. Guns. He survived them all in the besieged ...

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Moscow’s chief rabbi flees Russia after opposing invasion

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In a startling revelation, Moscow’s chief chief rabbi has fled Russia due to threats over his vocal and public opposition to the brutal invasion of Ukraine. His daughter-in-law, a New York-based journalist, ...

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More Holocaust survivors flee Ukraine to Israel

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Holocaust survivors are among the thousands of Ukrainian Jews seeking refuge in Israel. They are now part of a mass Ukrainian refugee crisis that has seen almost 5 million flee their homes, ...

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‘May God make a miracle’: Millions flee Ukraine with prayers for war’s end

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A 17-year-old refugee took a stroll down a main thoroughfare after escaping the shelling in his hometown of Zhtomyr, Ukraine. During a casual walk through an older part of the city, the ...

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Contrary to social media attacks, megachurches reaching out to help Ukraine

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U.S. megachurches are providing funds and supplies to help Ukrainians, despite liberal attacks on social media, according to “The Christian Post.” PolitiFact took aim at widely shared posts on Facebook and Twitter that combine ...

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Child Evangelism Fellowship on the ground In Ukraine with help for refugee children

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Children may be the forgotten victims of the ongoing war in Ukraine. All but 12 of 69 Child Evangelism Fellowship workers have remained to help. Half are sheltering in place, and the ...

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Israel rescues Ukrainian Holocaust survivor, 159 others fleeing Russian attacks

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Israel has rescued 160 Ukrainian citizens, including a Holocaust survivor, as Russia continues its relentless attack. The Ukrainians, including many elderly, had escaped across the border to Moldova. United Hatzalah, a volunteer-based emergency ...

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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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Tim Tebow teams with Samaritan’s Purse to help Afghans

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Samaritan’s Purse has partnered with Tim Tebow to bring aid to Afghans fleeing the Taliban. The effort is ramping up as more than 300,000 people are said to be on the move ...

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Sam Brownback warns of humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan

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Former United States Ambassador Sam Brownback has issued a statement on the Biden administration handing Afghanistan over to the Taliban. Brownback served as the Trump administration’s ambassador for religious freedom around the ...

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Christians under threat as U.S. flees Taliban takeover of Afghanistan

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As a humanitarian crisis explodes in Afghanistan while the United States makes a hasty retreat from the Taliban, the White House remains virtually silent. The country’s Christians are also silent because they’re ...

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Christians become targets as Afghanistan collapses

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Christians in Afghanistan are being targeted for death as the nation devolves into chaos following the U.S. pullout. The news comes as Finland joins other nations halting deportations of Afghani citizens who ...

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Christian agencies respond to arson attack on Rohingya refugees

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Over 75,000 Rohingya refugees are homeless after arson fires in recent weeks have swept areas around their camps in Bangladesh. Thousands have been injured and many have been found dead. The police ...

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Samaritan’s Purse aiding civilians caught in war between Azerbaijan and Armenia

As the war between Azerbaijan and Armenia rages on, Samaritan’s Purse has delivered 11 tons of relief supplies to help civilians. Thousands have fled the Nagorno-Karabakh region after fighting escalated Sept. 27. ...

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Was Trump right? Russia, Turkey sign cease fire as war loomed

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A cease-fire began Thursday night in northern Syria between the armies of Turkey and Russia as fighting had threatened to put their forces into all-out war. President Trump, in an effort to ...

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State senator criticizes Parson’s position to accept more refugees

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced that the state is willing to accept refugees. That position is not sitting well with at least one state senator who sees it as a burden ...

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Mennonite Brethren churches in Missouri and Kansas reaching out to immigrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Mennonite Brethren congregations in Missouri in Kansas are among those in several states that are helping Christians fleeing persecution in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “These leaders self-identify as ambassadors of Christ, ...

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