Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Pray for the world: China, asylum seekers in the UK, Iraq, Pakistan

Pray for the world.* Global news from the ANS news service:

-Christians are getting imprisoned in China for their faith.
-The UK is talking about the possibility of implementing Sharia law into British society.
-God is working amidst the mess in Iraq. Article at ANS: "Persecution strengthens faith of Christians in Iraq, archbishop reveals"
-Pakistani Christians are suffering - especially at the hands of Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws
-A British teacher in Sudan who had been jailed (and almost flogged) for calling a teddy bear "Mohammed" in her class, is heading to China to teach there
-"Danish Muslims protest republication of offensive cartoon"
-Christian book "One Month to Live" an instant bestseller

*How to pray for the world: read the news, try to care, and talk to God about it.

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