New Bolivian Law to Control Churches, Beliefs

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Protestant church leaders in Bolivia are bucking a new law that they claim imposes religious beliefs contrary to their own and denies them the right to be a church. As a result, the National Association of Evangelicals of Bolivia intends to file suit this week asserting that Law 351 is unconstitutional and demanding it be revoked, according to Morning Star News.

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Cuba Closing Evangelical Church Amid Wider Crackdown

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Hundreds of Christians in Cuba were without a place of worship after security forces closed down the Full Gospel Church as part of a government attempt to "destroy" evangelical congregations on the Communist-run island, rights activists said.

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Religious Expression Banned on Bourbon Street?

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Last year, New Orleans’ Mayor Mitch Landrieu approved a ban prohibiting loitering on Bourbon Street "for the purpose of disseminating any social, political or religious message between the hours of sunset and sunrise."

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Phoenix Pastor Jailed, Fined for Bible "Church"

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The Rutherford Institute has come to the defense of a Phoenix man fined $12,000 and serving a 60-day sentence for using his private residence to host a weekly Bible study, allegedly violating city building codes.

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Man Badly Injured in Home Invasion That Killed Wife and Daughter Forgives Attacker

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Citing his Christian faith, a Las Vegas, Nevada, man nearly beaten to death in a brutal, random home invasion that also killed his beloved wife and ten year old daughter, forgave his attacker. Just three months after being left for dead after a vicious beating by a hammer wielding criminal, Arturo Martinez-Sanchez, 39, said in a recent news conference at his newly re-opened North Las Vegas boxing gym that his Christian beliefs made it possible to forgive the killer, who perpetrated what local police call one of the most heinous crimes in memory.

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Hundreds 'Accept Christ' At Cuba's First Evangelistic Outdoor Rally

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Some 10,000 people attended Cuba's first evangelistic outdoor rally in decades with many accepting Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior at the event, where a huge storm miraculously passed, an evangelical aid and mission group said.

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