France Frees Initial Suspect In Shooting of Priest

Church members prayed Sunday after police in the French city of Lyon released an initial suspect in the shooting of a Greek Orthodox priest.

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Greek Orthodox Priest Shot in France after Islamist Attack in Cathedral

A Greek Orthodox priest was shot and badly wounded in the French city of Lyon, two da after an Islamist killed three people in a cathedral in Nice, police said.

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France Church Attack Kills Three

Three people visiting a famed church in the French city of Nice have been killed in a suspected Islamic terrorist attack, authorities said Thursday.

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Poland Churches Targeted, Roads Blocked, By Pro-Abortion Protestors

Thousands of people blocked roads across Poland on Monday after fellow activists interrupted church services to protest against a court's near-total ban on abortion.

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Turkey has begun forcing foreign Christians to leave

Foreign Christians are being told to leave Turkey and others have been barred from re-entering the country, Morning Star News reported Sunday. Rights advocates have said the Turkish government seems to be purposefully aiming such actions against Protestant Christians.

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Barclays bank closes account of Christian Charity that help people overcome unwanted same-sex attraction

The leading British bank Barclays has closed the account of a Christian charity which tries to help people overcome unwanted same-sex attraction, Premier Christian News reports.

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Fire Damages France's "Gothic Jewel" Cathedral in Nantes

Prosecutors in France say a fire that erupted in the Gothic cathedral of the western French city of Nantes started deliberately. Tourists and residents watched in horror Saturday as firefighters battled the blaze at the 15th-century St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral in the city's historical center.

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UK Appeals Court: Christian adoption agency cannot refuse placements with same-sex couples when it works on behalf of local government authorities

A UK Appeals Court has ruled that, while it is working with government authorities, a Christian adoption and foster care agency cannot refuse to place children with same-sex couples, the Christian Post reports. The Court ruled Tuesday that the Cornerstone Adoption and Fostering Service can recruit carers who identify as evangelical, provided it does not legally require them to be heterosexual.

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Turkey Expels Foreign Christians In Crackdown

Turkey is expelling foreign Christians as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks to increase support from conservative Islamic leaders, rights investigators told Worthy News.

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UK Christian Fostering Agency Downgraded by Government for Unlawful Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples

An independent Christian adoption and fostering agency in England has been downgraded by a government regulator for “unlawful discrimination against same-sex couples” in that it only places children with opposite-sex Christian couples. The agency is seeking Judicial Review of last year’s decision and the case will be heard in Leeds High Court on Wednesday and Thursday.

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