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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

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...

02 May Burma (Myanmar): the ethnic cleansing of the Kachin

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 453 | Wed 02 May 2018   Please forward this prayer bulletin widely, and encourage others to sign up to the ReligiousLiberty Prayer Bulletin blog. "The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective." (James 5:16 NIV)       BURMA (MYANMAR): THE ETHNIC CLEANSING OF THE KACHIN by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of...

18 Apr RLPB 451. Pakistan: Islamic State targets Christians in Quetta

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 451 | Wed 18 Apr 2018   PAKISTAN: ISLAMIC STATE TARGETS CHRISTIANS IN QUETTA by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   Christians comprise less than two percent of Pakistan's 200 million people. Systematic racial and religious discrimination ensure Christians remain poor, powerless and persecuted. However, as fundamentalist Islam rises,...

11 Apr RLPB 450. China & Vietnam: Church suffers as repression escalates

CHINA & VIETNAM: CHURCH SUFFERS AS REPRESSION ESCALATES by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   (1) CHINA: MOVES TO 'SINICISE' BIBLE   On Tuesday 3 April the Information Office of China's State Council released a White Paper entitled 'China's Policies and Practices on Protecting Freedom of Religious Belief''. The White Paper assures us that 'the state respects...

04 Apr RLPB 449. Algeria: churches closed as repression escalates

ALGERIA: CHURCHES CLOSED AS REPRESSION ESCALATES           -- including update on prisoner Slimane Bouhafs  by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   Algeria's population is 97 percent Muslim; most are Arabs and Arabised Berbers. [Berbers, or Amazigh, are the indigenous peoples of the Maghreb. They comprise 23 percent of the population of Algeria.] The growth...