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1300 Year-old Mummy with Michael the Archangel Tattoo

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Mummy Tattoo of St. Michael the Archangel

A 1300 year-old Sudanese mummy with a tattoo of the symbol for St. Michael the Archangel (the patron saint for medieval Sudan), will be on display in a new exhibition at the British Museum.  More from The Telegraph UK here: 1300 Year-old Mummy with Michael the Archangel Tattoo

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‘He’s Jesus Christ’

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Dr. Tom Catena

“I see it as an obligation as a Christian to help.”

Dr. Tom Catena is a Roman Catholic missionary from Amsterdam who risks his life everyday for the people of Sudan who are being bombed. Read his story from The New York Times here: ‘He’s Jesus Christ’

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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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I Am a Christian and I Will Remain a Christian

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Meriam Ibrahim released

Professor of Islamic studies, Gabriel Said Reynolds, writes about the conviction of Meriam Ibrahim of apostasy in Sudan and the need for religious freedom. “After her conviction in May, Meriam was given three days to embrace Islam and save her life . . . but Meriam refused, declaring: ‘I am a Christian and I will remain a Christian.’ Those who wonder whether heroic—and saintly—courage still exists can look to her.” Read the entire essay in First Things here: I Am a Christian and I Will Remain a Christian

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