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Pray for Student, Ordered to Stop Practicing Christianity

Algeria

A 19-year-old student in Algeria has been ordered by her family to stop attending church and reading the Bible. The young woman, who recently converted to Christianity after watching Christian TV broadcasts, openly declared her faith to her science teacher who had denied Jesus’ divinity and death on the cross. The school notified the young woman’s family, who then began receiving threats from community members. The young woman hopes to attend a university where she might have more freedom to practice her new Christian faith.

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