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By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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ICC: Forty Christians attacked by Hindu extremists in India, kicked out of their homes, beating them

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Sunday, April 14, 40 Christians were violently kicked out of their homes by Hindu extremists in Patamanda village, located in India’s eastern state of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Turkey builds first new church, but it’s on top of a Christian graveyard

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this month, Turkey announced that the construction of the country’s first new church would begin next February. While there are several churches throughout Turkey, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Pakistani Christians Fear New Security Mandate may Lead to Church Closures

(International Christian Concern) –On January 2, the government of the Punjab province in Pakistan mandated that churches comply with set security standards by March 31 or faced forcible closure. Pakistani Christians More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte Mocks Holy Trinity and Rants Against Church

(International Christian Concern) –Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte once again made comments against Christian doctrines and Catholic Church in a derogatory tone. On December 29, in a speech in Kidapawan City, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Iraq launches Campaign to Rebuild Mosul Churches

(International Christian Concern) –On Wednesday, the Nineveh Governor released a statement saying that Mosul’s local government is making efforts to rebuild churches in West Mosul. The statement says that the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Cross removed from Church in India’s Jharkhand State

(International Christian Concern) –Members of the Sarna tribal community, an animist group in India, removed a cross from a church building in Jharkhand state before holding a purification ceremony to covert the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Egypt Court rules on Muslim attack against Giza Church

(International Christian Concern) –This past December, ICC reported on a mob attack in an Egyptian village of Kafr El-Waselin. The mob was protesting a service building used by St. Tadros Church. On October More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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Algerian police shut the doors of a another Christian church over ‘code violations’

(International Christian Concern) –Algerian police shut the doors of a church on October 16. Government officials ordered the church to close in February after inspecting the site and demanding the church be renovated More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Wenzhou city: China government getting churches under ‘control’ with three person teams

(International Christian Concern) –In its latest attempt to ensure that religion is under the government’s control, Wenzhou city, also known as “China’s Jerusalem,” has set up a three-person team mechanism More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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ICC: Iran losing control as people seek freedom

(International Christian Concern) –This year, a hopeful thirst for freedom has defined Iran. Protests, which started in late December of 2017, continued throughout the spring and sum­mer, spreading to every corner More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Indonesia: Three Christian churches closed due to ‘administrative reasons’

(International Christian Concern) – On September 27th officials in western village of Alam Barajo district closed 3 churches for “administrative reasons.” Indonesia ensures freedom of religion to all More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
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Rome State Archives to join Museum of the Bible in 2018

People will soon get a unique opportunity to see ancient cultural treasures from Rome with a visit to Washington. Museum of the Bible, the 430,000-square-foot museum that opens this November just three blocks from More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Lee Strobel’s ‘Case for Christ’ live event set for April 6 in cinemas

Once an investigative journalist, now a Christian author and apologist, Lee Strobel went from resolute unbeliever to all-in Christ-follower. Depicted in his book, The Case for Christ, Strobel’s life-changing story More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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CLAAS requests prayers for the Pakistani politicians initiating a debate to amend the blasphemy law

Nasir Saeed, Director CLAAS-UK has sent a special request to churches and individuals, asking them to pray for Senator Farhatullah Baber and other members of the Senate Committee on Human Rights in Pakistan, who are More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
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Update Easter massacre in Pakistan: funerals, chaos, recovery

The bomb killed at least 74 people and injured more than 300, with BBC reporting more updates. It was the deadliest terror attack in the history of Punjab, Pakistan’s most populous, and most Christian, state. More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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Texas Episcopalian minister Clay Lein recounts conversion from atheism through ‘prayer time’

An ordained Episcopalian minister who is now the rector of St John the Divine in Houston, ministering to over 4,000 members shared his amazing testimony and conversion from atheism in a new interview. “I More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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President Obama speaks about Islam, Christianity and his personal faith

President Obama addressed his profession of Christianity while speaking in India this week. Obama was addressing an auditorium of about 2,000 youth when he said that many people have doubted his Christian faith. More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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Islamic extremists attach school dorm, murder 29, tell females to home and abandon education

At least 29 students are dead after an Islamic extremists group set fire to a school dormitory Tuesday, the spokesman for the governor of Nigeria’s Yobe state told The Associated Press. The murderers locked the More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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‘Duck Dynasty’ rolls out church curriculum titled ‘Faith Commander: Living Five Values From the Parables of Jesus’

A&E’s Duck Dynasty hasn’t been hurt by the Phil Robertson scandal, in fact, the show will now have a book and DVD curriculum for churches: Faith Commander: Living Five Values From the Parables of Jesus. Created More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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Byzantine era, Sixth century church discovered in Israel with monograph of Jesus Christ

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 1,500-year-old church from the Byzantine era. The team of Israeli Antiquities Authority archaeologists discovered the church in a pre-construction evacuation, mandated by More...


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