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By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Christian Persecution: Uzbekistan Baptists jailed for ‘unapproved worship,’ family in India forced to cremate loved ones, denied burial spaces

The global community continues to struggles multiple religions, with extreme persecution against Christians running rampant in some parts of the world. Earlier this month, in Uzkekistan, Christians were punished More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Open Doors’ David Curry calls for President Trump to confront North Korea, Kim Jong Un about Christian persecution

David Curry, president and CEO of Open Doors USA, issued this statement in advance of the planned summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un: “When President Trump More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 4th, 2018
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India: Pentacostal pastor Abraham Topno beheaded by Maoist extremists

The body of a Pentacostal pastor was found beheaded on the shore of a reservoir in eastern India, Jharkland, after being abducted by 25 masked men, police have labeled Maoist extremists. Pastor Abraham Topno, 46, was More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Pakistani Christian girl, Asma Yacoob, dies after acid attack and being set on fire

A 25-year-old Christian woman has died following being set alight for refusing a Muslim man’s marriage proposal. Asma Yacoob was doused in acid before being set on fire by Rizwan Gujjar, 30. She been working More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Pakistan: Four Christians murdered while riding in a rickshaw, ISIS threats found but ignored

Four members of a Christian family were shot and killed while riding in a rickshaw in Quetta, Pakistan. The family was targeted by gunmen on motorcycles. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack. “While More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Christian Persecution: Egypt arrests three plotting to attack Coptic Churches during Easter

Egypt’s security forces they have arrested three people linked to the formation of a terrorist cell, organized to attack Coptic Churches during Easter. Erem News had more details, explaining the police found More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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North Carolina pastor, John Cao, sentenced to seven years in prison for missionary work

ChinaAid reports that North Carolina pastor, John Cao, has been sentenced to seven years in prison after a China’s southern Yunnan province court ruled that he was guilty of “organizing illegal border More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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‘Paul Apostle of Christ’ highlights the Christian persecution and hunger for righteousness in Paul’s ministry

Mel Gibson’s Passion of the Christ attempted to capture some of the horror and tragedy of Jesus Christ’s murder, his crucifixion. Now, picking up years after Jesus’ resurrection and ascension, More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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Baghdad Christians Dr Hisham Shafiq al-Maskuni, Shaza Malik, Khairiya Dawood stabbed to death in home

A Christian family of three living in Baghdad was found dead in their home, stabbed to death by an armed group. The International Christian Concern (ICC) reported on the story, raising awareness of the persecution More...

By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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CLAAS concerned about Pakistani court ordering citizens to declare religion

A Pakistani court has ruled that all citizens must declare their religion when applying for identity documents. Human rights advocates say the move is another blow for the country’s persecuted religious minorities. The More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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Chinese Christian converts Huang Zhelong, Li Xiangjin granted immigration stay in Connecticut

As the immigration debate centers around Dreamers, DACA, one Chinese couple in Connecticut has been granted a stay of deportation from federal immigration authorities, claiming America is an asylum, a place of More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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The History of St Valentine, creation of the holiday

While cards, candy, flowers and romance take center stage to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it was on February 14 around the year 278 A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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Passion 2018: New Live recording set for February 23 release

Recorded live with the sold-out backdrop of Atlanta’s Philips Arena, Infinite Energy Center and Washington D.C.’s The Anthem, Whole Heart, the newest collection of songs from Passion, will street digitally More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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ADF sues Laurel Maryland after officials changed zoning laws to stop church services

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Friday on behalf of a church against the city of Laurel, Maryland, after officials changed zoning laws to stop the church from holding Sunday worship More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 4th, 2018
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Judge blocks Trump’s deportation of Indonesian Christians fearful of persecution

A federal judge on Thursday blocked the deportation of fifty Indonesian Christians who have been living illegally in New Hampshire while they seek to reopen their immigration cases to argue they would likely face More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 4th, 2018
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Uganda: Asuman Sekidde murders one-week-old twins because Regina Namatovu wouldn’t convert to Islam

A Christian woman has been brutally attacked with a machete by her Muslim husband for refusing to convert to Islam as murderous attack resulted in the butchering of the woman’s one-week-old twins. Regina Namatovu More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Ahmed Raza freed in Sharoon Masih murder case after beating him to death for drinking water from the same glass

A Muslim high school student in Pakistan is free on bail for the murder of a Christian teen after a botched police investigation. Charges will likely be dropped as the facts are being manipulated by officials. Sharoon More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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North Korea: Defector confirms Kim Jong-un using ‘Christian actors’ to portray freedom, believers ‘will be mercilessly killed’

In an powerful new investigation highlighting the treatment of Christians in North Korea comes news that the Kim Jong-un regime has videos using actors to appear tolerant of religious expression. A defector claims More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Kansas Gov Sam Brownback confirmed as Ambassador at large for international religious freedom

Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas was confirmed to an ambassadorship on Wednesday after a six-month after V.P. Mike Pence broke the Senate split 49-49 vote along party lines on the nomination of the Republican. Brownback More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Iran: Christians Eskandar Rezaei, Soroush Saraei jailed for helping students get exemption from Islamic studies

Iranian Christians request renewed prayer for Eskandar Rezaei and Soroush Saraei who were each sentenced in December to eight years of prison for aiding students seeking exemption from Islamic studies classes. Both More...


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