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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, October 7th, 2019
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Liberty Counsel defends Nativity Scene in Jackson County against ACLU Indiana lawsuit

Liberty Counsel has filed a motion requesting the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana to issue summary judgment in the lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana 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 denies Christian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani’s children their high school diplomas

wo Iranian Christian children whose father is imprisoned for his faith have been denied high school diplomas by the state. The government insists that they complete Islamic education first. Their father, Yousef 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 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...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Iranian Christians Fatemeh Bakhteri and Saheb Fadaie jailed for ‘spreading progaganda’

As of a few short days ago, the second of two Iranian Christians was officially imprisoned by a religiously-biased national judiciary for her faith in Christ Jesus. In these past few years, the Christian community More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Philippine President Duterte, No Need to Celebrate Arrival of Christianity

(International Christian Concern) –On Friday, Sept. 6, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stated that there is no need to celebrate 500 years of Christianity in the Catholic majority country in 2021. Speaking More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Hindu Radicals Demand Death for Organizers of Christian Film Screening in India

(International Christian Concern) –According to Morning Star News, around 100 Christians were attacked by Hindu radicals on August 23 for watching the Christian film “He Will Come Again” in the home of a More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Alastair Bruce details how ‘Downton Abbey’ avoids religion, even praying over food

The latest example of a cultural phenomenon which has a secret and subtle anti-religion bigotry is Downton Abbey, something that’s come to light ahead of the upcoming Downton Abbey film, a widescreen followup More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Leah Sharibu Alive, Negotiations Ongoing

(International Christian Concern) –Only a month ago, a video was released showing 6 aid workers who had been kidnapped in Nigeria. In the video, a woman named Grace is talking about how she and the others were More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Wife of Murdered Bible Translator, Eveline Fung in Stable Condition

(International Christian Concern) –Suspected Fulani militants attacked the village of Wum in Northern Cameroon on August 25. During this attack, the militants killed a bible translator, Angus Fung, who had helped More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Widow in Uganda, Lezia Nakayiza Kicked out of Home Because of Her Faith

(International Christian Concern) –Lezia Nakayiza, a 54-year-old mother of seven, has had a very hard year. She lost her husband last September and was left to care for her children alone. Then this year, she More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Pastor Elisha Noma Released by Kidnappers in Kaduna

(International Christian Concern) –Rev. Elisha Noma was abducted on Aug. 14 by people he says are armed Fulani herders. On August 14, around 1 am, these abductors broke into Rev Noma’s house and took him and More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Radical Hindu Nationalists Forcefully End Christian Gathering in India

(International Christian Concern) –On Sunday, September 1, activists from the Bajrang Dal, a youth wing of the Hindu nationalist Vishwa Hindu Parishad, forcefully ended a Christian prayer gathering in Worli Naka, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Government Official in Nigeria Claims Leah Sharibu is Alive

(International Christian Concern) –According to Morning Star News, a Nigerian government official has claimed that Leah Sharibu, a Christian teen kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2018, is still alive. This comes more More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Asia Bibi Calls Attention to Other Blasphemy Cases in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman formally sentenced to death under Pakistan’s notorious blasphemy laws, has called attention to other blasphemy cases in her first interview More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Persian Christian Ismail Falahati battling deportation from Turkey

Over the past few days, as cogs slowly turn in the machines of Turkey’s government, an order for the deportation a Persian pastor and his family, presently seeking asylum, back to Iran is being assembled. Ismail More...


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