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ERLC set to launch #PrayForRefugees campaign on 5th anniversary of Syrian Civil War

WASHINGTON (ERLC) — The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention have organized a March 15 prayer campaign, #PrayForRefugees, marking the fifth anniversary of Syrian Civil War. Campaign leaders are encouraging churches, Christian organizations and individuals … Continue reading

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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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Obama calls on Muslims to reject ISIS, al-Qaeda

WASHINGTON (TAB, al.com) — President Barack Obama called all Muslims — and the world — to reject the militant ideology of terrorist groups like al-Qaeda and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) today when he spoke to the United … Continue reading

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Iraq conflict causes ‘double crisis’ for refugees

MOSUL, Iraq (TAB, BP) — Fighting outbreaks across Iraq serve as timely reminders for the need for prayer for refugees as World Refugee Day is June 20. The intense and sudden fighting has caused at least half a million Iraqis to flee … Continue reading

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Advocacy urged for Christians in Iraq, Syria, Egypt

WASHINGTON (TAB, BP) — Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox representatives met in Washington on May 7 to release the “Pledge of Solidarity and Call to Action,” a statement in support of Christians and other religious minorities in three countries: Egypt, Iraq and … 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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