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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...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Boko Haram execute Christian NGO woman kidnapped with five men, threaten to behead their prisoners

In July, Boko Haram kidnapped six aid workers from the group Action Against Hunger. They quickly released a proof of life video showing that they had the workers, including one Christian woman named Grace. During More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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San Diego church vandalized after Pastor Amada Huizar objected Drag Queen story time with kids

Executive Pastor Amado Huizar and his Chula Vista church in San Diego faced the backlash from the LGBTQ community or radical actisit after Huizar objected to the Drag Queen library times with children. During Washington More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Pastor Sukdev Giri facing death threats after video testimony of conversion to Christianity, salvation, goes viral

According to Morning Star News, a pastor in Nepal has received numerous death threats after a video of him sharing his Christian testimony and his experience was a former Hindu went viral. The wide abuse against More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Philippines Priest Chito Soganub recounts Muslim kidnapping, how he prayer

Islamist militants took over the city of Marawi in the south of the Philippines in May 2017, with the goal to set up a caliphate. Along the way, they kidnapped citizens and use them as human shield or servants. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Nautan Lal accused of blasphemy against Muhammad, Pakistan riots Sindh cause fear among Christians

Riots broke out in Pakistan’s Sindh province after a Hindu principal was accused of committing blasphemy against Islam. Both the teacher and rioters have been arrested by local police. On Saturday, September 14, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Pakistani Christians Javaid Masih and Suleman Masih murdered by Muslims in Lahore

Two Pakistani Christian brothers, Javaid Masih and Suleman Masih, were killed by three extremist Muslims in Lahore on August 21st. The names of attackers are Abdul Majeed, Muhammad Amjad, and Muhammad Naveed. Bashiran More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Vietnam 6-year-old girl beaten after parents turn to Christianity

A six-year-old girl in Vietnam was savagely beaten because her parents decided to follow Christ, according to Christian persecution watchdog Open Doors UK. Phouc’s parents recently decided to stop the village More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Myanmar military drops charges against Pastor Hkalam Samson

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 9, a Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) officer dropped a lawsuit against Kachin pastor Hkalam Samson. The lawsuit surrounded comments that Rev. Samson More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Kachin Baptist leader Hkalam Samson seeks justice during Myanmar military lawsuit

The leader of the Kachin Baptist Convention, Rev. Hkalam Samson, was sued by a Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) officer on August 26 over comments he made regarding Christian persecution in Myanmar when he met with US More...


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