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British Christian doctor found guilty of malpractice for sharing his faith

The British General Medical Council’s Investigation Committee this week reprimanded a Christian doctor for sharing his faith with a patient at the end of a private consultation.
 
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Council meeting looks at freedom of religion in China

Christianity is growing in China, but continues to face difficulties and an increasing need for resources, according to the head of a major Christian organization.
 
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Forced abortion in China prompts outrage, calls for reform

A pregnant woman who was dragged to a hospital by authorities and forced to have an abortion has enraged Chinese and sparked an online flurry of debate over whether it is time to end China's draconian one-child family planning ...

 
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Norwegian official denied visa for church meeting in China

Former Norwegian prime minister Kjell Magne Bondevik, who is also a Lutheran pastor, has been denied a visa to China where he was scheduled to be a moderator at a World Council of Churches (WCC) meeting in Nanjing, the daily ne...
 
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Liberia closes border with Ivory Coast

Liberia has closed its border with Ivory Coast, after gunmen allegedly crossed into Ivory Coast and killed seven United Nations peacekeepers.
 
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Hong Kong Christians urge Beijing to investigate dissident’s death

About 25,000 people marched in Hong Kong on 10 June to mourn the death of a Chinese dissident, while the Christian groups that co-organized the rally urged Beijing to investigate the case.

 
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Rifqa Bary may apply for immigration status

A court ruling yesterday has opened the door for Rifqa Bary, a former Muslim turned Christian, to apply for immigrant status when she turns 18 next week. Rifqa Bary’s story has been widely covered by media, including The Underg...
 
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Israel, Jordan and green group dispute Jordan River’s pollution

Israel denies it, Jordan ignores it, and a green group claims that the water of the Jordan River where Jesus is believed to have been baptized is unsafe. The ecology group Friends of the Earth Middle East claims that the Jordan...