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Sudanese Judge Rules Rules Two Pastors Can Be Charged with Crimes Punishable by Death

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A judge in Sudan ruled yesterday that there was enough evidence to charge two South Sudanese pastors with crimes punishable by death. The charges, including espionage and promoting hatred among or against sects, were formed months after authorities arrested Yat Michael in December 2014 and Peter Yein Reith in January […]

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Deaf Bible Making a Change to Reach 75% of Deaf Community for Christ

(MNN) — There are over 400 different sign languages worldwide, but less than 1% have a complete translation of the Bible. Millions are part of the deaf community, and yet, more than half remain illiterate. It’s fair to say the deaf community is one of the largest unreached people groups in the world. But, Deaf […]

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‘Feminist Drone’ Delivers Abortion Pills to Poland

Warsaw (AFP) — Feminist activists on Saturday sent a drone from Germany to Poland carrying abortion pills to highlight the staunchly Catholic country’s restrictive abortion laws. The pills are not available in Poland and Jula Gaweda of the feminist organisation Feminoteka said that two Polish women — who were not pregnant — swallowed them as part […]

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Rubio Caves After Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Ruling: We ‘Must Abide by the Law’

(Breitbart.com) — While most of the other GOP 2016 contenders have urged resistance to the Supreme Court’s Friday ruling on same-sex marriage, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said Americans “must abide by the law.” In a statement on his website, Rubio said he believes in traditional marriage as central to a strong family life, but then […]

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Muslims in Zanzibar Take Worship Hall, Bleed Church with Court Costs

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (Morning Star News) – Hard-line Muslims on the semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar off the coast of Tanzania have driven a pastor and father of five into hiding and taken over his church’s rented worship hall, he said. “I have changed my place of residence four times since 2012” due to threats from area Muslims, […]

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Chinese Christians Put Toppled Crosses Back on Churches in Show of Defiance

(Christian Today/China Aid) — Christians in officially-atheist China are braving the wrath of authorities as they put back crosses atop their churches that were knocked down by the police in Zheijang province, home to “China’s Jerusalem.” A group of Protestant churches is fighting back as police have knocked down over 450 crosses since 2013, The […]

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Christians Suspect Islamic State Influencing Muslims in Palestinian Territories, Israel

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – After months of Islamic State (IS) committing horrific violence in the Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian Christians say a large number of Muslims in the Palestinian Territories and Israel have become “radicalized” and are much more aggressive toward them. Anti-Christian hostility boiling under the surface for years has come […]

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Sex Trafficking, Forced Marriages Flourish Under China’s One-Child Policy

(WORLD Magazine) — Thanks to a shortage of women created in part by China’s one-child policy, the country has become a hotbed of human trafficking. Desperate men pay exorbitant rates to marriage brokers who trick women into coming across the border and sell them like slaves. Despite the country’s failure to crack down on the […]

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World Mission Brings Burma Unique Way to Hear the Gospel

Burma (MNN) — Persecution, cultural and religious, is widespread throughout Burma. Much attention is directed toward the Rohingya ethnic group fleeing Burma after facing years of persecution. But they aren’t the only ones facing injustice. In some Burmese villages, churches are burned and crosses destroyed. Open Doors USA ranks Burma as #25 on its 2015 […]

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Widow of Slain Christian in Uganda Receiving Death Threats

PALLISA, Uganda (Morning Star News) – The widow of a Christian shot to death by suspected hard-line Muslims in eastern Uganda fears for her life after receiving several death threats, she said. Agnes Nasubuga Nura, 28, said Muslim extremists killed her husband, Richard Lebon Suleiman, on Feb. 15 in Budaka, Pallisa District, 193 kilometers (119 miles) east […]

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