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Japan’s Oldest Church May Become a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Japan's oldest church which was built to commemorate the 26 martyred Christians crucified in 1597 has been nominated as a World Heritage Site. Christiantoday.com reports that the Oura church in...

Bangladesh Muslims Convert to Christianity

According to The Christian Post, thousands of Muslims in Bangladesh are converting to Christianity, despite persecution against Christians in the country. Bangladesh has a population of 165 million and nearly...

Israel – Where Christians Live in Peace

CBN News reports that Israel is the only safe haven and beacon of hope in the Middle East amid genocide and Islamic persecution against Christians. During the 11th annual Christians...

Thousands of New Christians in Brazil

After an 8-day mission in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Louisiana Baptists shared that there is widespread revival in churches, communities, prisons and schools in this South American country.

Iraqi Refugees Convert to Christianity

Iraqi soldiers are securing civilians from Fallujah, Iraq who have fled to a refugee town called City of Refuge to escape the threat of the Islamic State. Frontiers USA said...

Israel’s Christian Schools Get Overdue Grant

Cash-strapped Christian schools in Israel will be able to access a large government draft that is months overdue, reports The Times of Israel. The country's 47 Arabic speaking Christian schools...

UK Church Tourism Week

The United Kingdom celebrates its first Church Tourism Week on July 22-31, 2016. The Churches Conservation Trust organized this week-long program to promote and celebrate England's historic churches. "England’s treasured...

Poland asks Church to Protect Poles in the UK

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has written to church leaders in Britain asking them to counter “intolerance and xenophobia” exposed in attacks on Poles living there, Catholic Herald reports. The Polish...

Christians Flock to Bethlehem

Thousands of Christians from around the world gathered in the biblical town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations ahead of a midnight mass. Despite busy work schedules and the...

Gospel in Sign Language Brings Deaf People Closer to God

In Tanzania, a small group of deaf people started translating the Bible into sign language. The Biblia ya Lugha ya Alama Tanzania (BILAT) produces videos about teachings in the Bible. In the videos, a presenter carefully narrates a Bible story, supported with images and illustrations, The Citizen reports.

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Catholic Bishops of Florida Issue Statement on 46th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

TALLAHASSEE, FL (Jan. 16, 2019) – In a joint statement, Florida’s Catholic bishops continued an annual tradition of recognizing the Jan. 22, 1973, U.S....

Blessed to be a Blessing

W. Clement Stone said, “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” Generous people with caring hearts discover ways to bless others.

Are You Passionate?

Anyone who knows anything about the National Football League is aware that Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike...

There is Another Way

J.T. Starks grew up in Lancaster, Texas, near Dallas, amidst violence and uncertainty. He had no role model as a child, but he relied on his instincts for survival.

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