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Christmas in April: Thanks to Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse, a Little Joy and Hope for Venezuelan Refugee Kids

Over the Easter weekend, hundreds of children in Cúcuta, Colombia, heard about Jesus’ love for them through a Samaritan’s Purse’s outreach. Many of them are refugees who fled the socialist crisis in Venezuela. Evangelist Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, joined with church partners …

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Strong Earthquake Shakes Areas north of Philippine Capital

  MANILA, Philippines (AP) – A strong earthquake has shaken the area around the Philippine capital, prompting thousands of people to flee to safety. There were no immediate reports of injuries or widespread damage.  The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.3 quake struck northwest of Manila on Monday afternoon. It says …

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Explosions Hit 2 Churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Two explosions hit two churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, wounding at least 50 people, witnesses said. The first blast ripped through St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo. Alex Agileson, who was in the vicinity, said buildings in the surrounding area shook with the blast. …

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