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Two Kenyan churches attacked; at least 17 dead
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Two Kenyan churches attacked; at least 17 dead

Barnabas Aid helping victims By Compass Direct News and barnabasaid Attackers with guns and hand-grenades killed at least 17 people and wounded scores more during worship services at two churches on Sunday in Kenya. Three of those killed were children. Two were police officers standing guard over one of the […]

Sudanese authorities demolish two church buildings
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Sudanese authorities demolish two church buildings

By Compass Direct News JUBA, South Sudan — Athorities in Khartoum demolished two church buildings last week, days after confiscating three Catholic schools, sources told Compass. Officials from the Ministry of Planning and Housing of the local government authority on June 18 sent bulldozers that destroyed a church building belonging […]

Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi declared Egypt president, sparking fears for religious minorities
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Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi declared Egypt president, sparking fears for religious minorities

Originally published in Christian Post The Muslim Brotherhood candidate in the Egypt presidential elections, Mohamed Morsi, has been officially declared the winner by election regulators. However, the result has immediately sparked concerns for religious minorities in the country, and whether the Brotherhood will look to build a conservative Islamic state. […]

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Christians hail dissolution of Egyptian parliament

Election irregularities cited in election that ushered in Islamist majority By Wayne King — Compass Direct News   Christians in Egypt welcomed yesterday’s court decision to dissolve the Islamist-controlled parliament due to election irregularities.    The decision offered hope for Christians, many of whom were convinced the country was about […]

Suicide bombing hits another church in Jos, Nigeria
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Suicide bombing hits another church in Jos, Nigeria

Originally published on Compass Direct News An Islamic extremist ran a car full of explosives at a Pentecostal church in this Plateau state city yesterday morning, killing at least two Christians and injuring more than 40 others, military and police officials said. In Borno state also yesterday, gunmen reportedly killed […]