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Religion News | Feb. 10 2021

More than 100 killed in Islamic extremist attacks in the Congo

In the past few weeks more than 100 people have been killed by an Islamic extremist group in a series of attacks in the eastern region of Democratic…

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Religion News | Feb. 8 2021

Supreme Court rejects California’s prohibition of indoor worship, leaves ban on singing and chanting in place

Southern Baptist leaders and religious freedom advocates commended the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision late Feb. 5 that rejected California’s…

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Religion News | Feb. 8 2021

More Americans report COVID-19 strengthened faith, compared to citizens of other economically developed countries

Close to 30% of American adults state that the COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened their personal faith as well as the overall religious faith…

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Religion News | Feb. 7 2021

Text message deepens understanding of the plight of refugees for IMB missionary

By Gail Davis International Mission Board “Hello.” I woke to this message on my phone. The sender didn’t give their name or any further…

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Religion News | Feb. 1 2021

Wycliffe Associates reports record number of completed Bible translations in 2020

Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement…

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Religion News | Feb. 1 2021

Christian sisters slain in Pakistan after refusing to convert to Islam

LAHORE, Pakistan — Two Christian sisters whose supervisors tried to pressure them to convert to Islam and marry them were found slain Jan.…

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Religion News | Jan. 30 2021

Refugees in South Africa overcome fear to seek faith in Jesus Christ

In a pitch-black room, David and Julie Yngsdal sat down to study the Bible with David and Zawadi, a refugee couple. The Yngsdals serve with the…

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Religion News | Jan. 28 2021

Courts still issuing pandemic rulings on abortion, religious liberty

Federal courts continue to weigh in on government restrictions affecting abortion and religious freedom during the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S.…

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Religion News | Jan. 27 2021

Muslim husband in Uganda beats wife for becoming a Christian

BUGIRI DISTRICT, Uganda — A Muslim husband beat his wife and forced her to ingest a toxic pesticide because she had become a Christian. Zubeda…

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Religion News | Jan. 21 2021

Christian girl, 12, kidnapped, forced to marry

FAISALABAD, Pakistan — A 12-year-old Christian girl kidnapped last year and forced to marry a 45-year-old Muslim man was found chained…

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