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  • Lord’s Prayer leads North Korean defector to freedom

    Lord’s Prayer leads North Korean defector to freedom

    • Feb 9, 2018

    Many North Korean defectors encounter Christianity through the missionaries who organize the underground railroad that makes it possible for them to escape to China, where they still face the constant risk of being repatriated back to North Korea.

  • Mali church leader voices alarm over insurgent attacks on parishes

    Mali church leader voices alarm over insurgent attacks on parishes

    • Oct 5, 2017

    In Mali, armed men smashed their way into a church at Dobara, 500 miles north of the capital Bamako, in late September, throwing out crosses, altar furnishings and a statue of Mary, which they burned outside. Assailants also drove Catholics out of a church at Bodwal, warning they would be killed if seen praying in the church.

  • Global research project looks at Christian response to persecution

    Global research project looks at Christian response to persecution

    • Sep 4, 2017

    ‘Under Caesar’s Sword’ is an effort to discover and draw attention to the ways in which Christian communities around the world respond to the severe violation of their religious freedom. The study’s major findings were turned into a number of different resources, including two different educational courses now offered online for free through the Satellite Theological Education Program (STEP) at the University of Notre Dame.

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