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The celebrations in Brussels included a roundtable on integration of Muslims in Europe and finished with a thanksgiving service at the Chapel of Europe.
The Director General for Prison Affairs announced that ‘Ahok’ will be released on January 24, four months ahead of schedule, by virtue of good conduct.
Most Mozambicans say they are Christian, but in rural areas, it’s not hard to find evidence of shamanism and ethnic rites.
More than 150 have been detained in the last month. “The current situation has been described by some as unprecedented, there are a huge number of arrests and detentions”.
On its last work day of 2018, the Bulgarian Parliament voted amendments in the nation’s Religious Denominations Act. A number of problematic provisions were pulled out of draft following local protests and international pressure.
Witnesses said the gunman yelled “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest, in Arabic). The suspect was on the “Fiche S” list of potential security threats.
The training of imams, the foreign influence on Germany's mosques, and the role of Islamic theology in universities, were some of the topics discussed at the German Islam Conference.
Up to 50 Christian schools and hospitals have been affected, and the military has kidnapped four churches. “We need peace and the UN intervention”, a Cameroonian Christian says.
Authorities deny reports which said the Christian woman had left Pakistan. Italy and other countries offered asylum.
The President of the European Parliament invites the family of the Christian woman to Brussels. Antonio Tajani: “Pakistani government must uphold Human Rights commitments”.
The government chose to ignore the Islamist leaders’ blatant threats of murdering the Supreme Court judges and inciting a rebellion against the army chief.
“With our souls, with our blood, we will defend the Cross”, the Coptic Christians chanted in the funeral.
Islamists blocked roads. Security has been stepped up for churches. Bibi is expected to leave the country soon.
The Christian woman on death row had been in jail since 2010, accused of insulting Islam. The Supreme Court will free her because the prosecution “categorically failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt”.
The Christians were not taken to any court of law during their nearly two weeks of jail and interrogation.
During a plenary session, the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani called for her immediate release.
Authorities gave no reason for arresting the 13 Christians, except to say that they were all converts from Islam.
The ethno-religious group has been praised for its refusal to retaliate against anti-Christian violence.
The rise of crimes, threats and insults against Jews should be addressed by Christians, the National Council of Evangelicals in France says.
The terrorist group has killed a cooperant aid worker and says it will kill three other hostages, including Leah Sharibu.
A Muslim man pushed the girl from a second floor. Police and doctors refused to help the family. “This is unfortunately very common in Pakistan”, their lawyer said.
All opposition parties claim the vote was rigged. At least 31 died in a terrorist attack on election day in Quetta.
The Special Committee on Terrorism proposes to “ban and remove all religious literature within their territory that incites to violent and terrorist acts”,
All ministers of faith minorities representing less than 1% of the population “would be required to be Bulgarian citizens, having graduated theology in this country”, explains Vlady Raichinov, Vice President of the Bulgarian Evangelical Alliance.
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