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Misc: Dr. Matthew’s Passion

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Dr. Matthew Lukwiya

When Ebola broke out in Uganda Dr. Matthew Lukiwya, saved thousands of lives, and sacrificed his own. “He flatly refused to allow anyone or anything, be it messianic rebels or bleeding fevers, to destroy his hospital. To that end, he sometimes took chances that threatened his life, that bordered on recklessness. Yet he was such a solid medical man, such a devout Christian and such a nice guy that hardly anyone noticed his extraordinary appetite for risk.” Read his story from The New York Times Magazine here: Dr. Matthew’s Passion

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TCC Radio: Christian Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life

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Dr. Kent Bradley

Dr. Kent Bradley, an American doctor with the Christian aid group Samaritan’s purse, has contracted the Ebola virus while taking care of patients in Liberia. You can read the statement of Dr. Bradley’s wife, Amber, here. Listen to the story from NPR and watch a video after the jump:

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7.24
Misc: Meriam Ibrahim Meets Pope Francis in Rome

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Meriam Ibrahim arrives in Rome

The Sudanese Christian woman who was sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her faith flew into Italy this morning and met with Pope Francis. Read the story from Christianity Today here: Meriam Ibrahim Meets Pope Francis in Rome. More from The Washington Post here: Christian woman once sentenced to death for her faith meets Pope Francis. See photos of their meeting after the jump:

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7.23
Muslim Man Gives Up His Life for Mosul’s Christians

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Nuns speak to fleeing Iraqi Christians

Muslims law professor, Mahmoud Al’Asali, spoke out against the persecution of Mosul’s Christians, knowing it would cost him his life. Read the story of his incredible heroism from The Vatican Insider here: The Muslim Man Who Risked His Life for Mosul’s Christians. (Above: nuns speak to Iraqi Christian refugees.) Donate to help Iraq’s Christians here. 

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