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Recognizing the first Day of the Christian Martyr

International (MNN) — On June 29, Voice of the Martyrs and other organizations recognized the first-ever Day of the Christian Martyr. The teams involved in this project hope that churches around the world will begin regularly adding it to their calendar. But what is it in the first place? According …

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Child Brides: Pakistan’s unethical practice

Pakistan (MNN) — Pakistan is in the process of raising the minimum marriage age to 18 in efforts to prevent child brides. The bill supporting the legal change has passed Pakistan’s Senate. But FMI’s Bruce Allen expects the bill will face pushback when it reaches the National Assembly. Child Brides …

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Education heals traumatized refugee children

International (MNN) – The UNHCR recently reported that 70.8 million people have been forcibly displaced from their home. “It’s a very alarming number,” Tent Schools International’s Emily Klooster says. “It’s the highest number in the organization’s history of UNHCR. Wars, violence, and persecution is what is driving these people from …

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Tunisia: double suicide bombings threaten peace, democracy

Tunisia (MNN) — A week ago Tunisia experienced a coordinated double-suicide bombing targeting local police. The bombings happened within 10 minutes of each other. Todd Nettleton with Voice of the Martyrs USA says ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, though there is no proof verifying the group’s involvement. Bombing …

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A different perspective on freedom

(Photo courtesy of Evan Cahill/CC/Wikimedia) USA (MNN) – Americans are celebrating independence and freedom on this July 4. For those living stateside, rather than a commemoration of the Declaration of Independence, the day seems to center on customs of celebration. There’s a distinct look to the holiday: stars and stripes …

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Independence Day: freedom for wounded warriors

USA (MNN) — The United States celebrates its 243rd Independence Day today. As explained here, people celebrate July 4 as a national holiday because it represents “the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation.” According to government statistics, 16,652 people died protecting U.S. independence in the …

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Tunisia suffers bombings, SAT-7 offers hope

Tunisia (MNN) — Last week Tunisia grabbed headlines following two suicide bombings. ISIS has since claimed responsibility for both attacks. However, this unrest is not new. Rex Rogers with SAT-7, a satellite TV ministry to the Middle East and North Africa, cues us in on the topic. “When you look …

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