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Iran Sentences Christian Convert to Year in Prison

FROM: http://www.cbn.com/

Iran has just sentenced a Christian convert named Hossein Saketi to a year behind bars, Mohabat News reports.

Saketi was arrested in July and throughout the year was transferred to numerous Iranian prisons and courts.

At one point he was held in solitary confinement for 15 days. During his trial he was charged with Christian evangelism.

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Over 50,000 Books Burned in Christian Library in Lebanon Over Blasphemy Claim

US Leader Says 'Violent Hysteria' Spreading in Muslim World

American leaders denounced the burning of a Christian leader's library in Tripoli, Lebanon, last Friday night as based on false pretenses and said it's a threat to religious liberty.

"The really bad news is that this is not out of the ordinary," Robert P. George, chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), told The Christian Post in an interview on Monday. George emphasized the need to advocate for religious freedom across the world to prevent attacks like this one.

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Texas' Largest Presbyterian Church (USA) Congregation Votes to Leave Denomination

BY MICHAEL GRYBOSKI, CHRISTIAN POST REPORTER

October 30, 2013|6:40 pm

The largest Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation in Texas has voted to leave the mainline denomination over theological differences.

Highland Park Presbyterian Church of Dallas, which has approximately 4,000 members, overwhelmingly approved a resolution recently that would involve the congregation terminating its voluntary affiliation with the PC (USA).

Read more: Texas' Largest Presbyterian Church (USA) Congregation Votes to Leave Denomination

'Gays' admit ENDA game: Outlaw Christian morality

By: MATT BARBER / wnd.com

The religious liberty death spiral continues.

One of the most dangerous and discriminatory pieces of legislation in modern times – the ironically tagged “Employment Non-Discrimination Act,” or ENDA – passed the U.S. Senate on Thursday by a vote of 64-32. Ten Republicans disgracefully joined liberal Democrats in this effort to ultimately outlaw the Judeo-Christian sexual ethic.

According to its leftist proponents, ENDA would merely insulate people who choose to engage in homosexual conduct (sexual orientation) or those who suffer from gender confusion (gender identity) against employment intolerance. In truth, however, this legislation effectively would codify the very thing it purports to combat: workplace discrimination.

Read more: 'Gays' admit ENDA game: Outlaw Christian morality

Sen. Rand Paul Warns Advances in Abortion, Science Could Lead to Society Killing Off the Imperfect

BY KATHERINE WEBER, CHRISTIAN POST REPORTER

October 29, 2013|4:24 pm

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R) recently spoke to students of Liberty University in Virginia, warning them that advances in abortion, science and technology could result in the practice of eugenics in the future. Paul told the students that Americans must stay true to their values and independence in order to combat the government's dangerous control on its people.

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