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North Korea more afraid of Christians than nuclear weapons, says formerly imprisoned pastor

Christian Post – WASHINGTON — A new short documentary film exposes the challenges North Korean Christians have endured in a nation where millions have never even heard the name of Jesus. Despite severely repressive conditions, pastors and scholars are envisioning a new future for the repressed nation. As the State Department’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom …

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Does the Bible Give Trump Moral Authority to Attack North Korea?

As tensions mount between the United States and North Korea, some have questioned the moral and theological implications of a potential war with the tyrannical state. Pacifists would claim that God forbids all killing, even in self-defense, and war-mongerers would say “Nuke ’em, baby!” Cutting into the debate this week was Texas mega-church pastor Robert …

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North Korea Finally Releases Wrongfully-Jailed Canadian Pastor

North Korea has released a Canadian pastor who was imprisoned for allegedly attempting to overthrow the regime of Kim Jong Un on humanitarian grounds, state media reported Wednesday. Rim Hyon Su, also known as Hyeon Soo Lim, was sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labor in Dec. 2015. His release came a day after Canadian officials …

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North Korea’s Persecution of Christians ‘On Par With Nero’s Rome,’ Expert Says

WASHINGTON — Christians in North Korea are facing persecution that is likely “on par” with the level of persecution that the Early Christian Church faced under Roman emperor Nero, a prominent human rights activist said during a Capitol Hill briefing Wednesday. Convened by the religious freedom advocacy group International Christian Concern, activists and a North …

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