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Meriam Ibrahim’s husband describes being terrorized by ‘Agents of Fear’

By Brownie Marie The husband of persecuted Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim spoke out this week regarding the terrorism his family faced from a secret police force known as…

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Meriam Ibrahim, freed from Sudan, plans to settle in New Hampshire

By Josephine McKenna ROME (RNS) Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian who was flown to Rome after her death sentence was overturned, is now dreaming of building a future in…

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A ban on new church construction angers Sudanese Christians

By Fredrick Nzwili (RNS) Christians in Sudan frequently face arrests, impromptu questioning and expulsion. But this month, conditions worsened after the government announced a ban on the construction…

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Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim arrives in Italy

By Josephine McKenna and Hannah Strange Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian woman who was spared a death sentence for apostasy and then barred from leaving Sudan, met Pope Francis…

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Waiting for Mariam in New Hampshire

By Ray Sanchez MANCHESTER — A small community is waiting. Men and women with ties to South Sudan hope to welcome home a neighbor’s wife — a Christian…

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Sudan bans construction of all new Christian churches

By Stoyan Zaimov The government of Sudan has reaffirmed that it is banning the construction of all new Christian churches in the Muslim-dominated country, prompting “deep concern” from…

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Fight for Meriam’s freedom

By Faith McDonnell Sudanese Christian wife and mother Meriam Ibrahim Yahya, 27, who was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to give up her Christian faith, is…

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Christians face abuse around the globe

By Robert P. George (CNN) — The recent ordeal of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, a Sudanese mother and wife of an American citizen — coupled with Iran’s continued…

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Prayers needed: more Christians die in church attacks in Nigeria; government demolishes Christian church in Sudan

By Open Doors The suffering of Christians in Nigeria under the Boko Haram insurgency continued over the weekend with another Sunday attack. At least 30 people were confirmed…

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Sudanese Christian woman: ‘There’s a new problem every day’

By Nima Elgabir and Lisa Smith-Spark (CNN) — What a week it’s been for Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman who initially faced a death sentence after…

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