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Markets were subdued despite North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday calling a halt to nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches

State Dept.: North Korea Using Executions, Torture Against ‘Serious Threat’ of Christianity

The U.S. State Department affirms in its annual International Religious Freedom Report, published Tuesday, that the communist regime controlling North Korea “considered Christianity a serious threat, as it challenged the official cult of personality and provided a platform for social and political organization and interaction outside the government.”

Pakistani Christians attend the Easter Sunday service at the Sacred Heart Cathedral Church in Lahore on April 16, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ARIF ALI (Photo credit should read ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistan: Christians Lead Boom in Minority Voter Registration

The number of voters from religious minority groups in Pakistan has grown over 30 percent to 3.63 million over the last five years, primarily fueled by Christian involvement in politics, the newspaper Dawn reported on Monday.

Thousands of people follows actors as they portray Jesus Christ and Roman centurions during a traditional Via Crucis, or Way of the Cross, procession on the Christian Good Friday holiday March 30, 2018 in Takoma Park, Maryland. The re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus drew several thousand area Catholics and …

Christians Observe Good Friday, Remembering the Death of Jesus

Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter together form the three seminal events that Christians believe are the focal point of history that will determine the destiny of humanity. While those words may seem jarring in a pluralistic and relativistic culture like modern America, for billions of devout Christians over the past 2,000 years, it has been the foundational belief of their lives. For tens of millions of Americans today, those central pillars of the Christian faith shape the entire focus of their time on earth.

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Distributor: Cuba Blocking Modern Translations Despite End of Bible Ban

A Bible publisher protested this week that the Cuban communist regime has prevented them from distributing 17,000 copies printed for the island of the New International Version of the text, an update only legally available to Cuba since the regime lifted its ban on printing new Bibles in 2015.