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Korea is Preparing for Francis' Visit Amid "Security" Issues and the Desire for Mission
Last edited 29th June 2014

More than 1,000 volunteers and 300 employees are working to prepare in every detail Pope Francis' visit to Korea between 14 to 18 August. He is coming to Daejeon to meet young people for Asian Youth Day, and to Seoul to beatify 124 Korean Martyrs.

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Christian Woman Freed After Death Sentence Overruled
Last edited 24th June 2014

Great news! A Sudanese woman has been freed from prison a month after being sentenced to die by hanging for refusing to renounce her Christian faith. "I am a Christian," Meriam Yehya Ibrahim told the judge at her sentencing hearing in May, "and I will remain a Christian."

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Persecution of Christians Worse than in Early Church, Says Pope Francis
Last edited 23rd June 2014

The persecution of Christians today is greater than in the first centuries of the Church, Pope Francis has said.

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Pope & Anglican Archbishop Urge Joint Action to Share God's Love
Last edited 16th June 2014

Although they have not yet reached full unity, Roman Catholics and Anglicans continue their dialogue, come together in prayer and work side by side, including on a new project to combat human trafficking around the world.

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US Citizens Need the Example of St. Thomas More
Last edited 16th June 2014

Most Catholics know the story of Saint Thomas More. More was the 16th-century chancellor to the English King Henry VIII. More was a gifted lawyer, a gifted writer, and a deeply devout Catholic. When King Henry VIII opposed the authority of Pope Clement VII and claimed authority over the English Church, More refused to support the King. For that, he was judged to be treasonous, and in 1535 he was beheaded.

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Christians from Mosul Say They Have Been Targeted for Months
Last edited 15th June 2014

The fall of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, to Islamist militants in early June sent half a million residents scurrying for safety, but Christians from the city say they were targeted long before Iraqi security forces abandoned the major political and economic hub.

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Did Jesus Have a Wife?
Last edited 5th June 2014

Was Jesus married? What would it mean if he was?

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Fatwa Against Honor Killings Declared By Pakistan Ulema Council Of Muslim Leaders
Last edited 5th June 2014

Following the brutal murder of Farzana Parveen Iqbal, the Pakistan Ulema Council of Muslim scholars issued a fatwa condemning "honor killings" as un-Islamic and inhuman, reports Newsweek Pakistan. The fatwa declared, "killing of girls in the name of honor or dignity is terrorism and viciousness—which has nothing to do with Islam.” Iqbal was 25 years old and pregnant when she was fatally attacked by over two dozen family members, who battered her with bricks. Her father reportedly told police, "I killed my daughter as she had insulted all of our family by marrying a man without our consent, and I have no regret over it."

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A look at why Christianity is seen as a threat by China's Communist Government
Last edited 5th June 2014

China is officially an atheist country, but in the last four decades religion has been on the rise, especially Christianity...

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Kidnapped Missionaries Released in Cameroon
Last edited 3rd June 2014

From Cameroon to northern Italy and from Montreal to the Vatican, statements expressing "great joy" accompanied the news that a Canadian sister of Notre-Dame and two Italian missionary priests were released unharmed almost two months after being kidnapped in northern Cameroon.

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