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Sudanese Christian woman again freed

Catholic World News - June 27, 2014

A Sudanese Christian woman who was convicted of apostasy, freed, and then rearrested, has been freed again, according to an Associated Press report.

Meriam Ibrahim, 27, is the daughter of a Muslim father and Christian mother. Though raised a Christian, she was convicted of renouncing Islam and sentenced to death before an international diplomatic outcry helped lead to her initial release.

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  • Posted by: ellenblee129370 - Jun. 27, 2014 6:06 PM ET USA

    Let us agree to pray for the rapid & safe departure from the Sudan of this woman and her family!

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