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When Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan's only Christian cabinet minister, was assassinated on 2nd March, it was only the latest act against Christians to provoke outrage worldwide. Now, church leaders in Europe are debating the best course of action to be urged on governments to counter the wave of

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Christians were among thousands of families trying to rebuild their homes and churches in northeastern Burma following a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that killed scores of people, Christian missionaries said.

Most of the death and destruction occurred in the northeastern 'Golden Triangle' area


UPDATED 17th March, 2011

NUCLEAR CRISIS ESCALATES AS DEATH TOLL PASSES 4,300

Concerns continue to grow over the state of nuclear generators on Japan's north-east coast as the official death toll from

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Asian Christian leaders have challenged what they describe as a distorted interpretation of the Bible's Genesis story about God telling Adam and Eve to "subdue" the earth and to "have dominion" over other living species and non-living resources on the planet. 

"The misinterpretation, which has been

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The head of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, says a statement by Pope Benedict XVI that the use of condoms is justified when intended to reduce "the risk of HIV infection" will make it easier for international organisations to cooperate

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There is confusion about the fate of a Christian woman sentenced to death under Pakistan's draconian blasphemy law after a minister in the country's government denied reports that President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered her release. 

"This is not true," Shahbaz Bhatti,

Christian groups around the world have reacted with shock following news this week that a Christian woman had become the first woman to ever be given the death sentence for the crime of blasphemy in Pakistan.

Voice of the Martyrs says that while no-one sentenced to death for blasphemy in

BosNewsLife

Iraqi Christians called on people to pray after a series of explosions killed at least 50 people across Baghdad, shortly after nearly 60 people this weekend in a gun battle at a Syrian Orthodox Church.

Investigators said at least 10 explosions rocked Baghdad neighborhoods late Tuesday, 2nd

Nairobi

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The general secretary of the World Council of Churches has pleaded for the full implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement for Sudan so that Africa's biggest country can achieve stability.

PICTURE: Benjamin Earwicker (www.garrisonphoto.org/sxc)

The Australian Christian Lobby will continue its efforts to defeat proposed legislation aimed at allowing euthanasia, according to Lyle Shelton, the lobby’s chief of staff.

Greens leader Bob Brown introduced a private members bill to the Federal Parliament this week that would reinstate the rights of territory governments to legalise

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An international grouping of churches and Christian organisations says that if one sixth of the world's population is hungry when there is sufficient food to feed the world, then action to address the problem's root causes is needed. 

The Geneva-based Ecumenical Advocacy

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