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Pray for freedom in Iran?

http://www.compassdirect.org/en/display.php?page=news&idelement=6057&lang=en&length=short&backpage=archives&critere=&countryname=&rowcur=0

prayers needed for these strong captive Christians!

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2mothershelpers

Asked by 2mothershelpers at 2:46 PM on Aug. 12, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • It sounds like pretty much all the people over there are oppressed and hoping for new government. I think they could all use our prayers- Christian, Muslim, whatever.
    sfwilson

    Answer by sfwilson at 3:08 PM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • LOS ANGELES, August 11 (Compass Direct News) – More than 30 Christians were arrested in the past two weeks near Tehran and in the northern city of Rasht. Two waves of arrests near Tehran happened within days of each other, and while most of those detained – all converts from Islam – were held just a day for questioning, a total of eight Christians still remain in prison. In Rasht, eight Christians belonging to the same network were arrested on July 29 and 30 in two separate rounds of arrest. Seven were released, while one, a male, remains in the city’s prison. And on Sunday (Aug. 9), two Christian women appeared before a judge who asked them if they would deny their newfound faith and return to Islam, reported the Farsi Christian News Network. Maryam Rostampour, 27, and Marzieh Amirizadeh Esmaeilabad, 30, have been held in the notorious Evin prison since March 5 accused of “
    2mothershelpers

    Answer by 2mothershelpers at 3:22 PM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • Why don't you pray for everyone who is captive and oppressed instead of just the Christians???
    metalcowgirl34

    Answer by metalcowgirl34 at 9:26 PM on Aug. 12, 2009

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