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Christian Universities are on the Rise in Africa

Christian universities are flourishing in Africa. This trend is a result of the rise of Christian adherence and growth of higher education, according to the University World News.

Zambia Launches Bible in Local Languages

Zambia\'s Diocese of Solwezi has launched on June 24 a Bible translated in three local languages---Kaonde, Lunda and Luvale, Radio Vaticana reports. The Bible was introduced during Mass at St. Daniel’s Cathedral Parish. The presider, Bishop Charles Kasonde, reminded that Christians must strengthen their faith and use the Word of God as the basis of their everyday lives.

Oldest Christian Communities in Turkey Fear Extinction

The world's oldest Christian communities in Turkey are fighting a legal battle with the government, Al-Monitor reports.

Churches in China Help Connect Single Christians

Young people in China are feeling the pressure of tying the knot. During the holidays, family members are expected to be notorious at bringing up the issue of marriage and having kids to their single relatives.

Many Expected to Attend the Irish Christian Conference in July

A large number of Christians are expected to flock to Sligo, Ireland to attend a conference next month, The Journal reports. Sligo17 is a summer conference for Christians which will be held from July 9th through July 14th, 2017. Organized by New Wine Ireland, the conference aims to gather Christians all over Ireland for a week of fellowship and church empowerment. General Manager John Stewart said Sligo17, "Is for anybody who loves Jesus."

Nepalis Turned to God After the 2015 Earthquake

Two years ago, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal which affected millions of lives. The quake left 9,000 people dead and damaged 600,000 buildings and structures.

Bible Quotes Seen Along London Streets

A Christian group in London has been inspiring hope and courage even before various terror attacks in the world sowed fear among people. London has been a target of terrorists; militants have attacked Westminster, Manchester, and most recently, the famous London Bridge.

First African Study Bible Launched

Theologians from different parts of Africa gathered in Sandton, Johannesburg on June 4 to launch the first ever African Study Bible, Times Live reports.

Christians in Bulgaria Joined a Bible Reading Marathon

Christians in Bulgaria celebrated more than a thousand years of Cyrillic Alphabet in style. On May 24, more than 50 people joined "In the Beginning Was the Word," a seven-hour Bible reading marathon in the country's capital, Sofia, Evangelical Focus reports.

Defector Reveals Christianity is Growing in N.Korea Despite Persecution

North Korean defector Kim Chung-Seong revealed that Christianity is growing in Pyongyang despite the hardships and aggression thrown at Christians, Faithwire reports.