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Amid the turmoil of a world gone mad, we have the wonderful assurance that He is with us. As we hear of the terrible persecutions of our Christian brothers and sisters worldwide, there is one thing that we know. He […]

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  Is it foolish to ask God to send His angels to protect the persecuted? Back in the 1950s, an American missionary and his wife accepted an assignment where two missionaries had been killed by tribemen – not the most […]

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Rami Ayyad was assassinated a few years ago for his work as the head of the Bible society in the Gaza Strip. His murder left his wife, Pauline, burdened with three young children and a heart full of hatred for his […]

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It is difficult for you and me to even imagine being persecuted like this for our faith. Yet, it happens constantly. Here is one girl’s story … and her victory!

Chinese underground Catholics have decided to challenge their government’s ban on the World Day of Prayer for the Church in China. The Communist government has forbidden the underground Catholic community in Shanghai from visiting the shrine of Our Lady of […]

A father and daughter who fled Egypt to Syria after spending two and a half years in hiding for becoming Christians have arrived in France and have applied for asylum there, human rights advocates said. Maher Ahmad El-Mo’otahssem Bellah El-Gohary, 58, […]

  On Ash Wednesday, 95-year-old Bishop Andrew Hao Jinli of Xiwanzi, who shepherded believers in the illegal, underground Catholic church in northeastern China, died of natural causes.  Security forces were mobilized to block the faithful from paying last respects or […]

An on-going battle to bring Bibles to Malaysia has taken a new twist – with a prominent Catholic bishop and the opposition political party denouncing new restrictions.   The Ministry of Home Affairs has ruled that 35,000 Bibles impounded at two […]

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