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Rwanda closes 700 churches under new government guidelines

July 16, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: The government of Rwanda has closed down 700 houses of worship—including Protestant churches and Muslim mosques—in line with new regulations requiring religious bodies to have qualified ministers and internal rules. The legislation is aimed at protecting the public from exploitation by extremist and/or unscrupulous preachers.

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