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April 24, 2012

Muslims Burn Down Catholic Church in Sudan

We've been asking for prayer for months for the Christians in Sudan and today's news is another sobering reminder of the daily Christian persecution happening to believers in this nation.

The following is from The Christian Post:

Hundreds of Muslims incinerated a Catholic church complex in the capital Khartoum amid growing hostilities between the Arab-dominated Muslim government of Sudan and the newly independent, predominantly Christian nation of South Sudan.

A mob of several hundred shouting insults at southerners torched the church in Khartoum's Al-Jiraif district Saturday, The Associated Press reported. The church complex, which included a school and dormitories, was mostly used by southerners.

Fire fighters could not put out the fire, according to witnesses.

Full story here.