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Lebanon: hostility grows towards Syrian refugees

Lebanon (MNN) – The Lebanese government continues to increase pressures on Syrian refugees to return to Syria. Attempts to send Syrians home include raids on refugee camps, arrests at checkpoints, and restricting refugees to temporary settlements. Another glitch–refugees need to carry legal papers. However, the necessary papers are often difficult …

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God’s Kingdom grows as Deaf reach Deaf for Christ

International (MNN) — Exact statistics are hard to come by, but most ministries working among the Deaf agree that 98 percent of the world’s 70 million Deaf people are “unreached” — people who’ve never encountered the Good News of Jesus. Information like this from Finishing the Task reveals yet another …

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Nepali Church grows despite anti-conversion law

Nepal (MNN) — In a new report, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom says anti-conversion laws are on the rise in South Asia. The USCIRF is calling on the U.S. government to work with South Asian allies and “[apply] pressure on governments to rescind laws that deny individuals the …

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Concern grows following priest killings

Philippines (MNN) — Violence against Christians is not a common occurrence in the Philippines. Nearly all of the archipelago’s inhabitants – 90 percent of the population – are professing Catholics, making it the only Christian nation in Southeast Asia. Against this backdrop, recent events are cause for concern. Three priest …

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