Free Burma Rangers

Building playgrounds in former ISIS strongholds

International | Free Burma Rangers ministers to Syrian children as militants plot to indoctrinate them
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/23/18, 02:32 pm

SYRIA: Clues suggest ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive—with a chilling new mission to prioritize the indoctrination of children. Despite those threats, Free Burma Rangers this month successfully opened a playground at the former ISIS headquarters in Raqqa.

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Canadian Christian couple can adopt after all

Family | The province of Alberta initially rejected the parents because of their faith
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 5/11/18, 01:16 pm

A Canadian province has reversed its decision to deny a Christian couple’s application to adopt because of their Biblical beliefs about sexuality and gender.

In May 2017, Alberta’s Child and Family Services officially denied the couple’s application, stating that their religious beliefs about gender and sexuality were a rejection of LGBT children and at odds with the Alberta government.

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Attacks on Nigerian Christians spur protests

International | Fulani herdsmen targeted worshippers and priests in an attack during Catholic Mass
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/01/18, 02:32 pm

A herdsmen attack that killed two priests and at least 15 other worshippers during a Catholic Mass in Nigeria’s Benue State has sparked anger across the country and triggered calls for the president to step down.

Armed gunmen on April 24 attacked St. Ignatius Catholic Church in the state’s Gwer local government area as parishioners gathered for an early morning Mass. The dead include the Revs. Joseph Gor and Feliz Tyolaha.

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