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 Not a Single Christian Church Left in Afghanistan, Says State Department



There is not a single, public Christian church left in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department.

The last public Christian church in Afghanistan was razed in March 2010, according to the State Department's latest International Religious Freedom Report. The report, which was released last month and covers the period of July 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010, also states that “there were no Christian schools in the country.”

“There is no longer a public Christian church; the courts have not upheld the church's claim to its 99-year lease, and the landowner destroyed the building in March [2010],” reads the State Department report on religious freedom. “[Private] chapels and churches for the international community of various faiths are located on several military bases, PRTs [Provincial Reconstruction Teams], and at the Italian embassy. Some citizens who converted to Christianity as ...

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 2011/10/12 10:12Profile









 Re: Not a Single Christian Church Left in Afghanistan, Says State Department

...and yet, I bet the Christians there are thriving under persecution as the church always does.

PRAY for our brothers and sisters there!

Krispy

 2011/10/12 10:36
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Very good reply Krispy. I agree with you.

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Janice

 2011/10/12 21:59Profile









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Stephen I was thinking the same thing.

 2011/10/13 0:46





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