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Christine Kim

Afghanistan Shaken By Huge Earthquake; At Least 180 Dead

World

A major earthquake hit northern Afghanistan on Monday, killing more than 180 people and injuring hundreds of others, with tremors felt in neighboring countries including Pakistan and India. READ MORE

Mr. Kerry Meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Kerry Meets with Netanyahu in Light of Escalating Tensions in Jerusalem Between Israelis and Palestinians

US

Secretary of State John Kerry and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in Berlin on Thursday to discuss regulations regarding access to holy sites in Jerusalem in light of heightened levels of violence in Israel and the West Bank. READ MORE

Indonesian church torn down

Christian Churches Demolished in Indonesia Province Amid Rising Religious Violence And Tensions

World

Authorities of Aceh province in Indonesia have started tearing down several churches on Monday in response to the demands of Muslim hardliners in the midst of rising religious tensions and violence. READ MORE

Boko Haram

Persecution Poses Global Threat Against Christianity, Says New Report

World

Christianity is on a considerable decline in a number of countries as Christians are experiencing violence and persecution because of their faith, according to a new report. READ MORE

University of Florida

University of Florida to Keep Bible Inscription Despite Opposition from Atheist Organization

US

The University of Florida has reached a decision that it will not remove a biblical inscription on a campus building despite coming under scrutiny of an anti-religion organization. READ MORE

Transgender Student Files Suit Against Illinois School District Over Locker Room Access

US

A transgender student filed suit against a suburban Chicago school district for not giving the student access into girls’ locker rooms. READ MORE

Secretary of State John Kerry

'Religious Freedom Under Threat Worldwide,' International Religious Freedom Report Finds

US

Secretary of State John Kerry released his department’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2014 on Wednesday which studied nearly 200 countries and territories making it one of the most comprehensive accounts on global religious freedom violations. READ MORE

Attorney General Scott Pruitt

School Prayer Defended by Officials in Oklahoma and Arkansas

US

In Oklahoma and Arkansas, measures are being taken to keep prayer in public school sporting events. READ MORE

Photo of Bible

Bible Made More Accessible with 'Dyslexia-Friendly' Bible

Ministries

A special edition of two books of the Bible has been published to make the Bible more accessible to people with dyslexia. READ MORE

Oklahoma State Capitol

Controversial Ten Commandments Monuments Removed from Oklahoma Capitol Grounds

US

The Ten Commandment monument that has been on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds since 2012 was removed by workers on Monday night. READ MORE

Umpqua Community College

Christian Targeted in Shooting at Community College in Oregon

US

Reclusive 26-year-old gunman Chris Harper Mercer opened fire at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, on Thursday, asking students if they were Christian before shooting them, killing ten and injuring seven, READ MORE

Chautara, Nepal

Extremist Hindu Group in Nepal Threatens Christian Missionaries to Leave the Country

World

An extremist Hindu group in Nepal is warning foreign Christian missionaries to leave the country, blaming Christians for “corrupting the country.” READ MORE

'Jesus Welcomes You to Hawkins' in Texas Town Sign Spurs Dispute

US

A sign intended to welcome people to a northeastern town in Texas has been voted on by the town’s city council to be removed. READ MORE

Geng He, wife of Gao Zhisheng

Chinese Christian Lawyer Kidnapped by Chinese Government

World

Chinese human rights lawyer, Gao Zhisheng, has been ‘kidnapped’ again by the Chinese communist regime after speaking up about the torture he experienced while in prison, according to a Christian non-profit. READ MORE

Brazil, Peru Sever Ties With Presbyterian Church (USA) Over Gay Marriage

World

Two Presbyterian churches in Latin America has made the decision to sever ties with Presbyterian Church (USA) last month after the denomination changed its view to allow same-sex marriage in June 2014. READ MORE

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