Month: August 2016

Aug 30

Young Believers Celebrate Faith

This summer, Open Doors provided five, young Catholic believers from Gaza with the opportunity to travel to Poland and participate in the “World Youth Day” event in Krakow. Over the course of this five day gathering, over three million believers celebrated their faith.

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Aug 27

Asia Bibi: October Court Date

Asia Bibi, probably the most well-known Christian in Pakistan, has been in prison for almost seven years. Bibi will have her appeal heard by Pakistan’s high court in October. This will be her last chance to avoid execution. It seems unthinkable that such a simple act can place this sister in Christ on death row. She needs our prayers…

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Aug 25

Anonymous Texts Threaten Missionary

In Indonesia, missionary worker, Lina* spreads the gospel to those around her. However, as of late, she has been being threatened by locals. Although Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world, the most predominant form of Islam is rather tolerant of other religions.

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Aug 25

North Korean Propaganda Continues

North Korea just released its own video-on-demand services, similar to Netflix. The service is call Manbang, and it allows viewers to watch documentaries and five TV channels. North Korea has ranked #1 on the World Watch List for 14 consecutive years. While the entire nation is under the harsh rule of Kim Jong-Un, secret Christian believers face extreme persecution…

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Aug 19

Update from Chibok Girls in Nigeria

Boko Haram, an Islamic extremist group, has released a new video. The video shows some of the Chibok schoolgirls that they abducted in April 2014.

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