Thursday, July 24th, 2014

All posts tagged Sudan

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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Sudanese Christian mother now ‘safe’ at U.S. embassy

By Frances Martel 27-year-old Meriam Ibrahim, who became internationally known after the government of Sudan sentenced her to death for refusing to convert to Islam, is now safe…

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Sudanese Christian woman freed again

By Mohamed Osman KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for apostasy was overturned was freed again on Thursday after being detained on accusations…

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Released Sudanese Christian woman faces two new charges

By Nima Elgabir and Laura Smith-Spark (CNN) — A Sudanese Christian woman who was sentenced to die for refusing to renounce her faith — and then released —…

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