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China Cracks Down on Would-be Easter Congregants

Chinese police detained up to 40 Christians who tried to converge at the site of a banned Easter service Sunday and placed 500 more under house arrest. Police deployed in large numbers early Sunday in northwest Beijing, where the independent

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Chinese Christians Vow to Defy Government Order Against Outdoor Easter Services

Leaders of an independent Chinese evangelical church have vowed to defy Communist authorities and hold outdoor public services on Easter Sunday, raising the prospect of a confrontation with police. The defiant stance of the Shouwang Church – one of Beijing’s

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China Detains Worshippers at Unsanctioned Church

Chinese police arrested at least 30 members of an underground Protestant church in Beijing Sunday in a growing crackdown on dissent across China. The U.S.-based Christian rights group China Aid reported that police rounded up members of the Shouwang House

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China Breaks Up Christian Worship Services

Source: VOA   Police in China detained  hundreds of Christian worshippers as they gathered for an outdoor service in Beijing. The detentions are the latest in a crackdown on individuals and groups deemed by the government to pose a threat

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Pakistanis, World Leaders Protest Minister’s Assassination

Source: VOA   Grief-stricken Pakistanis are protesting the assassination of the country’s minister for minorities who was a vocal opponent of Pakistan’s blasphemy law. Shahbaz Bhatti was the only Christian in the federal Cabinet. Assassins gunned him down Wednesday as

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California Bible Brick Lawsuit Echoes Earlier Scripture Censorship Cases

Source: Yahoo News – By Linda Ann Nickerson Two Christian moms are taking on their California public school district in federal court, claiming censorship. Each of the women had bought promotional bricks to benefit the school, which refused to install

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The Death Penalty and Why the Arizona Murders Should Trouble Christians

Source: The Huffington Post By: Mark Osler, Professor of Law, University of St. Thomas A troubled loner with a gun decided to kill his Democratic Congresswoman outside a Tucson grocery store, and now six people are dead. As a former

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Dec 25, 0007: Christ is Born?

Although most Christians celebrate December 25 as the birthday of Jesus Christ, few in the first two Christian centuries claimed any knowledge of the exact day or year in which he was born. The oldest existing record of a Christmas

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LGBT Groups Intolerance Leads Apple to Censor Christian iPhone App

Source: Examiner.com (Dallas Edition) By David DeCouto Another Progressive attack on Freedom of Speech. Apple and Steve Jobs have now joined the ranks of those who use censorship and intolerance in the name of promoting inclusion. A Christian organization, ManhattanDeclaration.org, developed

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Quotes to Think About

Christianity: “The belief that some cosmic Jewish Zombie can make you live forever if you symbolically eat his flesh and telepathically tell him that you accept him as your master, so he can remove an evil force from your soul

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