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Religion News | Jan. 19 2021

White House declares Jan. 22 National Sanctity of Human Life Day

The White House issued a proclamation yesterday (Jan. 18) declaring Jan. 22 as National Sanctity of Human Life Day. On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S.…

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Religion News | Jan. 15 2021

Cease-fire holds but Armenian refugees feel effects of conflict

Desperation and a sense of deep sadness continue. Since the Azerbaijani military launched air raids and artillery attacks Sept. 27 on the region…

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Religion News | Jan. 14 2021

More Christians killed in Nigeria than other countries

Nigeria has moved into the top 10 on Open Doors’ World Watch List due to the number of Christians there who are being killed for their faith.…

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Religion News | Jan. 14 2021

Each year 1,000 Pakistani girls forcibly converted to Islam

Neha loved the hymns that filled her church with music. But she lost the chance to sing them last year when, at the age of 14, she was forcibly…

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Religion News | Jan. 14 2021

Viral spread of persecution: Extremists use COVID-19 to perpetrate persecution

Across the globe, extremists have used COVID-19 to expand their atrocities against Christians and other religious minorities, according to Open…

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Religion News | Jan. 13 2021

Religion, speech violations call for vindication, court told

The U.S. Supreme Court considered Tuesday (Jan. 12) whether Americans can gain vindication for government violations of their free speech and…

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Religion News | Jan. 13 2021

Supreme Court reinstates restrictions on abortion pill

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday granted a request from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reinstate restrictions on mifepristone, a drug…

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Religion News | Jan. 11 2021

US-approved COVID-19 vaccines don’t violate faith-based principles, leaders say

In a growing consensus, religious leaders at the forefront of the anti-abortion movement in the United States are telling their followers that…

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Religion News | Jan. 7 2021

Baptist leaders call for peace, prayer following Jan. 6 protests at US Capitol

As churches gathered Jan. 6 on campuses and online for Wednesday night services, prayer for America was on the minds of many. “We want to pray…

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Religion News | Jan. 5 2021

Americans’ support for religious freedoms strong in 2020

When the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty initiated its annual Religious Freedom Index in 2019, the intent was to ask the same questions each…

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