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China bans online sale of Bibles
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April 7, 2018

China bans online sale of Bibles

The atheist regime appears to be cracking down on a growing underground Christian movement In the latest evidence of a crackdown on Christianity in China, the Communist country’s government has banned the sale of Bibles by online retailers. The new…
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Nun who suffered from ISIS in Iraq refused entry into UK
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April 7, 2018

Nun who suffered from ISIS in Iraq refused entry into UK

Sister Ban denied visa from British Home Office Sister Ban Madleen, a Catholic nun from Iraq, might at this moment be taking comfort in Jesus’ words, “Foxes have dens, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no…
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ISIS murders 4 members of Christian family in Pakistan
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April 7, 2018

ISIS murders 4 members of Christian family in Pakistan

The attack took place the day after Easter ISIS has claimed that it is responsible for a terrorist attack on a Christian family in Quetta, Pakistan, that left four dead on the day after Easter. The family members had been…
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Catholic priest in Congo is kidnapped in latest in rash of abductions
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April 7, 2018

Catholic priest in Congo is kidnapped in latest in rash of abductions

Father Celestin Ngango was forced out of his car by armed men shortly after he celebrated Easter Mass. Church officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) say that the kidnappers of a Catholic priest in the violence-plagued region…
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Jesus’ baptism site to be cleared of landmines
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March 30, 2018

Jesus’ baptism site to be cleared of landmines

After years of negotiations, a project is finally underway to rid the sacred West Bank site of unexploded mines from the 1967 Six-Day War. The spot on the West Bank of the Jordan River traditionally known as Jesus’ baptism site…
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Pope Francis praises slain French police officer who traded places with hostage
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March 27, 2018

Pope Francis praises slain French police officer who traded places with hostage

Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame was a practicing Catholic who had experienced a religious conversion and was preparing to receive the sacrament of marriage Pope Francis send a letter of condolence praising the French police officer who “gave his life out of…
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Even after ISIS is defeated, Muslim extremists prevent Iraqi Christians from returning to their homes
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March 21, 2018

Even after ISIS is defeated, Muslim extremists prevent Iraqi Christians from returning to their homes

Only 20 Christian families have returned to Mosul since its liberation. Syriac-Orthodox Archbishop Mar Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf heads the Archeparchy of Mosul, Kirkuk and Syriac Orthodox Church. In this interview, he addresses the plight of Christians in northern Iraq. What…
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Chinese authorities reportedly raid church, steal crosses, and replace them with smaller ones
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March 16, 2018

Chinese authorities reportedly raid church, steal crosses, and replace them with smaller ones

The crackdown by the Communist party comes during a rapid rise of the Christian faith. Last week, the Shangqiu Catholic Church South Cathedral was raided by Chinese authorities who quarantined the community of priests and nuns before removing crosses from the church,…
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Two Indonesian Christians flogged under Sharia law for playing arcade game
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March 3, 2018

Two Indonesian Christians flogged under Sharia law for playing arcade game

Sharia law was instituted in the region in 2001 as part of a deal with the central government to put an end to insurgency. Two Indonesian Christians were subjected to public flogging on the streets of Aceh, Indonesia, after playing…
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These 120 hackers have Pope Francis’ support
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March 3, 2018

These 120 hackers have Pope Francis’ support

The Vatican "hackathon" is turning efforts to confront issues on social inclusion, interfaith dialogue and the refugee crisis, into a competition to find solutions. As contradictory as “hackathon” and “Vatican” may seem, the Vatican is embracing hackers. What’s going on?…
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