Pakistani politicians initiate debate to amend the blasphemy law

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(Agenzia Fides) The debate to amend the controversial “blasphemy law”, composed of the articles of the Penal Code that punish with life imprisonment or the death penalty insults against Islam has begun in the Pakistani Senate. It was Muslim Senator Farhatullah Baber, a member of the Pakistan People’s Party and representative of the Special Committee of the Pakistani Senate on human rights, to introduce the theme to look for ways to stop the abuse of …

Marine court-martialed for refusing to remove Bible verse

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A United States Marine was convicted at a court-martial for refusing to remove a Bible verse on her computer – a verse of Scripture the military determined “could easily be seen as contrary to good order and discipline.” The plight of Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling seems unbelievable – a member of the Armed Forces criminally prosecuted for displaying a slightly altered passage of Scripture from the Old Testament: “No weapon formed against me shall prosper.” …

Prayers Needed: Attorney’s Skeptical About The Release Of Sudanese Christian Woman-SIGN the Petition!

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(Voice of the Persecuted) Along with encouraging news that the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death would soon be released, comes skepticism. The Foreign Ministry under-secretary Abdelah Al-Azrak stated, “The related authorities in the country are working to release Mariam (sic) who was sentenced to death for apostasy, through legal measures. I expect her to be released soon”. The practices of the imposed Islamic (Sharia) law on Sudan, has been globally opposed since the sentencing (100 lashes/death by hanging) …

Sudanese woman sentenced to die for Christian faith to be FREED!

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Wonderful news! Being a VOICE and most important, our prayers matter. NEVER stop praying! At this critical time let’s continue to pray until she is actually released. Sudanese authorities are to free a woman who was sentenced to death for having abandoned the Islamic faith, a foreign ministry official has said. Meriam Ibrahim, who gave birth to a daughter in custody, will be freed in a few days, the official told the BBC. Abdullahi Alzareg, an …

China’s Christians Facing Renewed Threat of Jail for Faith

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30E_YTjdID8?rel=0] Follow VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED on Facebook and Twitter VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED One small voice cries out for the Persecuted Church. More than 100,000,000 Christians around the world are at risk of persecution. It has become one of the worst humanitarian crises on the planet, today! It is ”a crisis point in history” that can no longer be overlooked, or millions more will suffer! Sadly it’s a crisis that not enough people realize exists. Unfortunately the western …

Judge in #Sudan Confirms Death Sentence, Whipping, for #Pregnant Christian Woman

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(Morning Star News) – A judge in Sudan confirmed the death sentence for “apostasy” (leaving Islam) for a pregnant Christian woman after she refused to recant, sources said. After her conviction on April 30, Judge Abaas Al Khalifa had given Meriam Yahia Ibrahim 15 days to recant or be executed, with the ultimatum repeated at her hearing on Sunday (May 11). He also confirmed the sentence of 100 lashes for having sex with her husband, …

European Effort to Control Unofficial Religious Groups, Homeschooling Disarmed

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Opponents of a European initiative paving the way for governments to rule on the legitimacy of religious groups and reduce homeschooling rights won a battle this month in the Council of Europe, sources said. April 22, 2014 (Morning Star News) – Opponents of a European initiative paving the way for governments to rule on the legitimacy of religious groups and reduce homeschooling rights – thus laying the groundwork for potential persecution of Christians – won …

Why Should We Care And What Should We Do For The Persecuted Church

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Lifting the persecuted up in prayer is the most important thing we can do for our suffering family in Christ. It is also the number one thing they ask us for. The Bible tells us in Proverbs 31:8: “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves,”  So what does this passage mean? We who are able to speak must speak on their behalf. We must represent them before the world. What does it mean to speak …