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China jails Christian pastor for 14 years: official
China jails Christian pastor for 14 years: official

Chinese court sentenced a Christian pastor to 14 years in jail for embezzlement, after he opposed forced removal of crosses from churches.

China jails Christian pastor for 14 years: official
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Pastor of state church 'sentenced to 12 years' in China

A pastor of a state-sanctioned church in China has been sentenced to 12 years in prison, his lawyer and an overseas rights group said, accusing authorities of "fabricated charges".

Pastor of state church 'sentenced to 12 years' in China
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Kazakhstan Religions Agency: Grace is outside framework

The Agency for Religious Affairs of Kazakhstan remains a neutral observer in the Grace church case.

Kazakhstan Religions Agency: Grace is outside framework
Australia PM Rudd clashes with pastor on gay marriage
Australia PM Rudd clashes with pastor on gay marriage

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has clashed with a Christian pastor over gay marriage, using the Bible to support his argument as he explained his change of heart on the issue.

Australia PM Rudd clashes with pastor on gay marriage
Canada bars US extremist pastor Terry Jones
Canada bars US extremist pastor Terry Jones

Notorious US pastor Terry Jones said Thursday he has been barred from entering Canada after an anti-Islam video he backs triggered violent protests across the Muslim world.

Canada bars US extremist pastor Terry Jones
Controversial Florida pastor Terry Jones. ©REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Film not intended to insult Muslims: US pastor

The film which has triggered deadly protests in the Middle East over its portrayal of the Islamic faith is not intended to insult Muslims.

Film not intended to insult Muslims: US pastor

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