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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

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...

13 Jun RLPB 459. Prisoners and Captives: Remember Them.

by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy     [caption id="attachment_11349" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ashiq Masih, husband of death-row prisoner Asia Bibi, appeals for attention to her plight.[/caption] Prisons in the West are dangerous places because they are full of violent criminals. Fortunately, apart from the occasional miscarriage of justice or irregular abuse of power, citizens...

23 May RLPB 456. Central African Republic:

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 456 | Wed 23 May 2018   CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR): REBELS VOW TO MARCH ON BANGUI by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   Updating RLPB 454 (9 May), Central African Republic: Cathedral Massacre -- tensions in Bangui at boiling point; threat of renewed conflict.   [caption id="attachment_11308" align="alignleft" width="300"] MINUSCA map, Feb 2017[/caption] According...

16 May RLPB 455. Ramadan: Praying for Protection and Salvation

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 455 | Wed 16 May 2018     RAMADAN: PRAYING FOR PROTECTION AND SALVATION           -- an extended RLPB for Ramadan  by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   'Today, after centuries of decline and decades of weakness, Islam is back, and back with a vengeance. Islam is back, and with it, invasion,...

09 May RLPB 454. Central African Republic (CAR): Cathedral Massacre

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 454 | Wed 09 May 2018   CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: CATHEDRAL MASSACRE           -- tensions in Bangui at boiling point; threat of renewed conflict. by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   Bangui is the mostly Christian capital city of mostly Christian Central African Republic (CAR). Within the city is a...