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More than 200 Syrian Christians feared captured by ISIS

QARYATAIN, Syria (TAB) — About 230 Christians have gone missing after clashes in and around Syria’s Qaryatain village, and a group monitoring the war fears they have been captured by ISIS, NBC News reported Aug. 7. The list of Christians … Continue reading

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Iranian Christians sentenced to 80 lashes for taking communion

IRAN (TAB) — Four Iranian Christians were sentenced to 80 lashes for drinking wine during a communion service. According to Fox News, the four men were sentenced Oct. 6 after they were arrested in a house church in December 2012 and … Continue reading

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Christians in Sudan face increased hostility

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Despite a promise by the Sudanese government to grant its minority Christian population religious freedom, church leaders there said they are beset by increased restrictions and hostility in the wake of the South Sudan’s independence. –30– … Continue reading

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Syrian Christians face violence, suffering

SANTA ANA, Calif. (Open Doors USA) — “The violence has pushed people out of their homes, fleeing for their lives. Many are displaced internally and many others are external refugees living in the most humiliating circumstances, deprived of even shelter, … Continue reading

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Breaking News — 19 Christians killed at Nigerian church

OTITE, Nigeria (BP) — Gunmen armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles surrounded a church in central Nigeria Aug. 6 and opened fire during a worship service, killing more than a dozen.  According to the Associated Press, the attackers killed 19 of … Continue reading

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