Iranian Christians lose major tactic once used to hide their faith

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Muslim converts to Christianity in Iran have been exposed to government scrutiny in a new way following changes to a government-mandated ID card that all Iranians need to perform bank transactions and access basic services.

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Nigerian Christian teenager captive of terrorists for two years, her condition still unknown

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Wednesday was the two-year anniversary of Nigerian teenager Leah Sharibu's kidnapping by the terrorist group Boko Haram, who enslaved her for life for her refusal to renounce Jesus.

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Rohingya Christians attacked by Muslims in refugee camp

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Christians were harassed again at the end of January in the Rohingya refugee camps across the border from Myanmar, from which military persecution forced 700,000 Muslims and a smaller number of Christians to flee recently.

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Kidnapped Christian girl in Pakistan returned to family, which is still receiving threats from captors

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A 14-year-old Christian girl kidnapped from her school in Pakistan in January as been restored to her family, but not before receiving severe beatings and being raped by her captors, who are still threatening her family.

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Church Attack Kills 24 in Burkina Faso

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Suspected Islamic gunmen interrupted a weekly worship service at a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso, killing 24 people, authorities confirmed late Monday, February 17. Another 18 people were wounded in Sunday’s attack rocking Pansy town in Yagha province, the regional governor said.

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Underage Christian girls can be married off to Muslim men, Pakistani court rules

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A High Court in Pakistan has judged that Muslim men may marry underage Christian girls as long as they have had their first menstrual cycle, contravening an earlier law that forbade marriage for any girl under the age of 18 in the face of widespread abductions.

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Believer from Iran details story of answered prayer

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A persecuted Christian from Iran who escaped to Switzerland detailed the conditions believers are facing in the Islamic Republic at the Family Research Council Wednesday, telling a story of how her father was told by God to hand their church over to the government.

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Christians in Pakistan accused of murdering Muslims released after paying 'blood money' to families

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A group of Christians in Pakistan accused of killing two Muslims in 2015 in riots that followed Taliban suicide bombings on churches were acquitted last week after paying 'blood money' to the victim families.

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