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By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Maryland’s Jarrettsville Elementary School concedes to atheists and takes down ‘Give us this day our daily bread’ sign from cafeteria

The atheists celebrate their “victory” as the Freedom From Religion Foundation filed an objection to a sign in a Maryland school’s cafeteria which read “Give us this day our daily bread” in More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Maryland Rep Jamie Raskin calls for global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws

(International Christian Concern) –Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives, calling for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws. The legislation More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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ICC advocates raising awareness of Christian persecution in Nigeria by Boko Haram, Fulani militants

(International Christian Concern) –One of the most essential, yet often over­looked, facets of ICC’s ministry is advo­cacy. ICC’s advocacy department strives to be a voice for persecuted communities around More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Pastor Andrew Brunson free from Turkish prison

Along with thousands of Christians and other faith-based groups, the Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC) Coalition is celebrating the release of imprisoned North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson from his two-year More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Maspero Massacre seven years later: Aswan church victims remembered as Christians battle persecution

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) and Egypt’s Christian community are commemorating today as the seventh anniversary of the Maspero Massacre. On October 9, 2011, the Egyptian More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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North Korea invites Pope Francis to visit

(International Christian Concern) –North Korea has officially invited Pope Francis to visit the country. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is extending the invitation through the South Korean leader Moon Jae-in More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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ICC works to help Afghanistan house church, small business run by Christian man, Hussain

(International Christian Concern) –Hussain is a Muslim-background believer living in Afghanistan. Seven years ago, he heard about Jesus for the first time through a friend in the UAE. At the time, Hussain had More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Everlasting Hope’s Pastor Rasoul Heydari speaks out against Iran’s government, it’s a ‘fight against oppression’

(International Christian Concern) –Pastor Rasoul Heydari, who leads a Persian ministry called Everlasting Hope, wants Christianity to grow even more visible inside Iran. He has initiated an outreach campaign with 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 Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Wisconsin’s atheist Freedom From Religion group frustrated judge dismissed their lawsuit against ‘praying judge’

A federal court judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the Freedom From Religion Foundation and three local plaintiffs against a Texas justice of the peace who imposes prayer at the beginning of court sessions. FFRF and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Justice Minister Waleed al-Samaani says Sharia ‘value people equally’ despite bias on religion, gender, sexuality

(International Christian Concern) –The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is currently visiting Saudi Arabia to discuss the Kingdom’s stance on interreligious dialogue. Justice More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Refuse Fascism speaks out against GOP, Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

The Republicans in the U.S. Senate are plowing ahead to quickly confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court this Friday. This cannot be allowed. With the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Tampa Christian school battles Freedom From Religion atheists over broadcast prayers before games

An appeals court is hearing oral arguments today in a case brought by a Christian school that argues it has a right to compel a state athletic association to broadcast prayers. The Freedom From Religion Foundation More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Heather Nauert gives State Department statement on religious freedom in Ukraine

photo by Guillaume Speurt from Vilnius, Lithuania via wikimedia commons The United States strongly supports religious freedom, including the freedom of members of groups to govern their religion according More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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China’s communism targeting Christians, ‘forcing believers to sign papers rejecting their Christian faith’

(International Christian Concern) –Christians in China are facing server persecution in light of ongoing Communist crackdown. In one case with a church in Henan, officials came into a church meeting forcing believers More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Hawaii court strikes down law forcing pregnancy centers, pro-lifers to advertise abortions

A federal district court struck down a Hawaii law forcing pregnancy centers and pro-life doctors to advertise for the abortion industry Thursday, in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision affirming free More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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San Diego church to court: Don’t make us pay for abortions

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a San Diego-area church filed their opening brief on appeal Friday in a lawsuit against the California Department of Managed Health Care for forcing churches More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Syria: Christian schools being forced to teach Kurdish language, curriculum, may be closed permanently

(International Christian Concern) – Syria’s northeast has developed into an autonomous region since the civil war began in 2011. As the civil war enters into what many experts regard as a new phase with the More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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China’s Communist Party target members ‘who have religious faith’

(International Christian Concern) – In an effort to strengthen party ideology and better control its members, the central committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has published newly revised regulations More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Alabama: Hindus call for an end to the ‘prohibition’ of yoga in public schools

Hindus are urging Alabama to end “prohibition” of yoga in the public schools of the State. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that this “prohibition” was clearly doing a disservice More...


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