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Joyce Dimaculangan

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Joyce has more than 15 years experience writing news, industry articles and blogs for the private and public sectors. Most of her career was spent writing technical documentation for a software company in the Philippines. She earned a B.A. in Communication Arts with a concentration in writing from the University of the Philippines, Los Baños. During her leisure time, Joyce pursues her interest in reading fiction and playing with her dogs. She can be contacted at Joyce@1cvm.com.

China Expels 32 Christian Missionaries

South Korea's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday China has expelled 32 South Korean Christian missionaries amid a dispute about a missile defense system, Reuters reports.

China Opens Christian Park, Sparks Outrage

A new Christian theme park--the largest in China--is set to open in June 2017. The Xingsha Ecological Park will be in a sprawling 150,000 square meters in Changsa, the capital of central China’s Hunan province, and features a 260 foot tall Christian church in the middle of the park, The UK Daily Mail reports.

Report: Rising Hate Speech vs Turkish Christians

Turkey’s Association of Protestant Churches published its annual report revealing that hate speech against Christians in the country has increased in both conventional and social media, Hurriyet reports.

Sudan to Demolish Christian Churches

Sudan is reportedly set to demolish Christian churches in Khartoum. The government plans to destroy at least 25 churches allegedly said to be "trespassing...

Egypt’s Christians Given Equal Leave for Pilgrimage

Egypt's High Constitutional Court has ruled on Saturday that Christian civil servants should be entitled to the same rights as Muslims, who receive a stipend to go on the Hajj, RT reports.

Muslim Refugees Converting to Christianity to Remain Safe

The UK Telegraph reports that many Syrian refugees are converting to Christianity in order to find safety in Lebanon. The refugees claimed that they decided to be followers of Christ to benefit from the humanitarian aid distributed by Christian charities and to help their asylum applications to other countries.

Women Important in Sharing the Faith in Iran

Open Doors found that women are playing an important role in spreading Christianity in Iran, World Watch Monitor reports. "Many women risk imprisonment and torture...

World Vision: Christianity Can Bring Lasting Humanitarian Change

World Vision International CEO, Kevin Jenkins stated that the Christian faith must play a greater role in providing permanent solutions to humanitarian crises. "If you're...

Religious People are Less Likely to Own a Handgun

A new study showed that people who are more involved with religion have a lower chance of owning guns, World Religion News reports. "in terms...

India: Church Courts Cannot Veto Divorce Laws

India's Supreme Court said Canon law and decrees of divorce given by ecclesiastical tribunals or "Church Courts" cannot veto the statutory law of divorce,...
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