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By The Dispatch On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Trump moves to cut more Obama era rules at HHS, ending religious discrimination regulations

On this Religious Freedom Day, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing a rule that implements President Trump’s executive order that removes current regulatory burdens on religious More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Indian Pastor Mukam Kiraad Charged with Illegally Practicing Medicine, can get three years in prison

According to Morning Star News, a pastor and two other Christians in India’s Madhya Pradesh state were arrested last month after being falsely accused of illegally practicing medicine. The foundation for the outrageous More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Mandisa releases ‘Way Maker’ ahead of 2020 tour with Newsboys

Grammy-winner Mandisa has kicked off 2020 with the release of her first single of the year, “Way Maker.” This is Mandisa’s first single to release following her chart topping 2017 album Out of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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China sentences Pastor Wang Yi to 9 years in prison for ‘subversion of state power’ and ‘illegal business’

 International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Pastor Wang Yi from Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) in Sichuan was sentenced to nine years in prison for “subversion of state power” and “illegal More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, December 16th, 2019
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How ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ almost didn’t happen

Op-ed by Lee Habeeb/National Review Online The Gospel According to Peanuts – How A Charlie Brown Christmas almost didn’t happen Few headlines about network television make me giddy. Fewer still make me hopeful More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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Evidence of Christianity found in Bahrain, pre-dates Islam

Mirage News reports that the first piece of archaeological evidence of Christianity existing in Bahrain has been discovered, supporting ancient manuscripts suggesting Christians lived there before Islam. The archaeological More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Liberty Counsel lists stores ‘censoring’ Christmas on their ‘Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign’

As a feature of the annual Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign, Liberty Counsel has provided a Naughty and Nice List, cataloging some of the stores that are censoring Christmas and some that are publicly celebrating More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Egypt cracks down on free speech, raids news site Mada Masr over Christian persecution coverage

Egyptian authorities raided one of the last independent news sites in the country, Mada Masr, after having arrested one of their editors the day prior. The news site has received international awards for its independent More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Branson Christmas Coalition lists the ‘Landmark’ Christmas trees, new 3D light trees

The Branson Christmas Coalition, now in its fourth season of growing and enhancing the Ozark Mountain Christmas season, has published its listing of this year’s biggest Christmas tree displays. Dubbed “Landmark” More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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Pakistan Christian Amir Masih escapes blasphemy charges as Imams rally violence against Christians

On Saturday, October 26, Amir Masih, a Christian sanitation worker from Yousafabad, a small town near Faisalabad, was falsely accused of blasphemy. Fortunately, after local police intervened, the blasphemy charges More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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Bishop of Aleppo Antoine Audo says mission in Syria is ‘attention to the poor’ serving people

Syria, in its present war-torn, broken state, while an immediate detriment to its inhabitants and concern to its neighbors, has presented the Church with a unique opportunity to serve its neighbors. Such a task More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Bahá’ís of Tampa Bay Bicentennary celebrations continue into November

Baha’is of the Tampa Bay area invite the public to help mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Báb, (https://www.bahai.org/the-bab/) by holding free celebrations in homes and centers of faith throughout More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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MercyMe singer Bart Millard wins Dove Awards for Songwriter of the Year

Bart Millard, lead singer for multi-platinum band MercyMe, added another Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Award to his long list of accolades, garnering the award for Songwriter of the Year (Artist) at the More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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Turkey removes soccer flags because they contains symbols of a cross

Turkish police in Istanbul removed the flags of football (soccer) fans sporting the symbol of a cross. The football match between Mönchengladbach (Germany) and Basaksehir (Turkey) occurred on October 3rd as part More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Pastor Li Juncai jailed after fighting against China’s demand to remove cross from Zhongxin Church in Xinxiang

Pastor Li Juncai, along with three staff from Zhongxin Church in Xinxiang County, Henan, was criminally detained by local authorities on February 20, after having firmly resisted the cross removal at their church. More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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Beto O’Rourke vows to attack churches’ tax exempt status over gay marriage

Robert “Beto” O’Rourke, a Catholic and presidential candidate for the Democratic party, called for churches and religious institutions to lose their tax-exempt status if they oppose same-sex “marriage.” Joining More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Bishop Faulkner Embarks On Using Charity To Bless Others

Born in Jamaica, Bishop Roan Faulkner, 63, is no stranger to the life that needy people go through. Ordained as a priest in 1996, Bishop Roan Faulkner has spent the better part of his life organizing charities for More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani writes plea for help during hunger strike from Iran’s Evin Prison

Nearly one week has passed since Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani has begun a hunger strike from Evin Prison, where he is serving a 10-year jail sentence. He began the hunger strike in response to the Education Ministry’s More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Pastor Solomon of Uttar Pradesh harassed on social media, seeks police help dealing with trolls

Since September 15, Pastor Solomon of Uttar Pradesh has been subjected to social media harassment by members of right-wing Hindu organizations. The accusations made against him online, primarily of forced conversions, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Iran issues prison time for Christian converts: Asghar Salehi and Mohammad Reza Rezzaei

Three Iranian converts were sentenced to six months in prison after receiving charges of “propaganda against the system through promoting Zionist Christianity.”  They were arrested last September during a series More...


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