Friday, April 25th, 2014

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American Pastor Saeed Abedini imprisoned in Iran pens Easter message

By Lisa Daftari The American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith has sent an Easter message from his hospital bed to his family of supporters across…

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More Muslims may be coming to Christ in Iran than anywhere else

By Dennis Crowley Open Doors USA has ranked Iran number 9 on its list of 50 countries where persecution of Christians for religious reasons is most severe. The…

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Wife of imprisoned Christian pastor speaks in Pocatello

By David Ashby Naghmeh Abedini remembers the day in September 2012 when her life, in her words, “crumbled.” Her husband Saeed, a Christian pastor, was visiting Iran at…

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Christian prisoner in Iran protests harsh treatment with hunger strike

By Morning Star News ISTANBUL, Turkey – A convert from Islam in Iran sentenced to serve almost four years in prison for Christian activities has gone on a…

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United Nations report: Unprecedented Christian persecution in Iran

By Ryan Mauro A new United Nations report concludes that the persecution of Christians in Iran is at unprecedented levels. A minimum of 50 Christians are in prison,…

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UN report blasts Iran for persecution of Christians, other religious minorities

By Benjamin Weinthal The election last year of self-professed moderate President Hassan Rouhani has not brought Iran’s Christians any relief, according to a new United Nations report which…

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UN Rapporteur: ‘Iran jails dozens of evangelicals’

By BosNewsLife TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)– Iran has jailed dozens of evangelical Christians, many of whom are converts from Muslim backgrounds, according to a new United Nations report seen…

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Prayer for persecuted Christians in Iran

(Prayer information via OpenDoors) Since Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s warning in 2010 of the ever-expanding influence and numbers of house churches, the treatment of Christians has rapidly worsened. The…

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Report: Imprisoned pastor may win clemency from Iran

By Jordan Sekulow There is a glimmer of hope for American Pastor Saeed Abedini – a U.S. citizen imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith. In an interview…

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Pastor Saeed’s life in danger; wife urges Congress

By Christian T. George A curtain is all that separates U.S. citizen Saeed Abedini from the murderers and rapists in Iran’s deplorable Rajai Shahr prison. Robbed, tortured, and…

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