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Christian sites destroyed in Iran

Churches and cemeteries have been confiscated, vandalized, and neglected. Muslim extremists have damaged historic churches in recent years without any response from international groups, a Christian news outlet in Iran says. Mohabat News reported that in recent years, Islamic extremists …

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Droves of Canadian doctors opting out of euthanasia

Euthanasia and organ harvesting

Dozens of Canadian doctors who signed up to provide lethal injections have changed their minds, according to medical officials. At least 24 doctors in Ontario have asked to be removed from a list of physicians willing to participate in Canada’s …

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Central African Republic tries to curb religious war crimes

Christian church in the Central African Republic

Prosecutor appointed after a Christian neighborhood was attacked. Christians and rights groups have said Central African Republic’s appointment of a prosecutor to bring war criminals to justice will help restore peace in the country. Christians and other civilians have died …

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Coptic Christian teacher murdered in Egypt

The attack is the latest in a recent spike of violence against the country’s minority Christian community. Suspected Islamic militants on Feb. 16 murdered a Coptic Christian teacher in Egypt’s northern Sinai, officials said. The murder follows a similar attack …

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First baby girl born with three parents

embryo

The use of the controversial procedure continues despite medical risks and ethical concerns. In early January, a mother in Ukraine gave birth to a baby girl with DNA from three parents—two women and one man. She is the second baby …

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