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He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, 

that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free,

and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come. LUKE 4:18-19

22 Aug RLPB 469. Indonesia: ‘sword’ of weaponised Islam revealed

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 469 | Wed 22 Aug 2018   INDONESIA: 'SWORD' OF WEAPONISED ISLAM REVEALED by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   In September 2016 hardline fundamentalist Islamists intervened to prevent the popular ethnic Chinese Christian Basuki 'Ahok' Tjahaja Purnama from being elected Governor of Jakarta. Citing Quran Sura 5:51 --...

15 Aug RLPB 468. Ethiopia: churches torched and priests killed in Ogaden

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 468 | Wed 15 Aug 2018     ETHIOPIA: CHURCHES TORCHED AND PRIESTS KILLED IN OGADEN by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   On Saturday 4 August Ethiopian troops swept into Jijiga, the capital of Ethiopia's 98 percent Muslim, Somali Region which is also known as Ogaden. It was supposed...

01 Aug RLPB 466. Philippines: Priests Assassinated; Duterte Signs BOL

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 466 | Wed 01 Aug 2018 by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   PRIESTS ASSASSINATED   [caption id="attachment_11412" align="alignright" width="300"] Toymaker, Dennis Mendoza, creates Duterte dolls complete with firearms.[/caption] After being sworn in as president in June 2016, Rodrigo Duterte immediately instigated a 'war on drugs'. The lawless manner in...

25 Jul RLPB 465. July Update, incl. Ethiopia-Eritrea, India, Burkina Faso, China, Iran, Iraq, North Korea

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 465 | Wed 27 Jun 2018   Please forward this prayer bulletin widely, and encourage others to sign up to the Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin blog. "The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective." (James 5:16 NIV)   by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   “Behold, the days are coming,” declares...

11 Jul RLPB 463. India: A Dangerous Place for Christians

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 463 | Wed 11 Jul 2018   INDIA: A DANGEROUS PLACE FOR CHRISTIANS by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   [caption id="attachment_11380" align="alignright" width="351"] Note: while 'other' (yellow) mostly represents Christians, in Punjab (north-west) the 'other' are overwhelmingly Sikh.[/caption] The Hindu concepts of caste (racism by other means) and karma (a spiritual principle which...

04 Jul RLPB 462. Ethiopia-Eritrea: leaders have ‘opened the door of peace’.

Update on the Ethiopia-Eritrea peace initiative [see RLPB 461 (27 June 2018)]. by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   On 5 June Ethiopia's new Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed (41) -- a Protestant Christian convert from Islam -- announced that Ethiopia was ready to abide by the Algiers Agreement (2000), accept the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary...