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  The Rest of the News for the Week of January 21, 2018

Luis Palau Reveals Stage 4 Lung Cancer, Asks for Prayer

In a 12-minute YouTube video, international evangelist Luis Palau revealed that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. (Full Story)

North Korea Tops 2018 Open Doors World Watch List; Islamic Extremism Expands at Alarming Rate

North Korea claims the No. 1 spot on the 2018 Open Doors World Watch List—an annual ranking of the 50 countries where Christians face the most persecution. (Full Story)

Christians in China Fear Persecution Will Get Worse After Authorities Bomb Evangelical Megachurch

An evangelical megachurch was destroyed by Chinese Communist authorities in the country's northern Shanxi province, sparking fears among Christians that the persecution they suffer will soon get worse. (Full Story)

Evangelicals in Bolivia Protest New Law Criminalizing Evangelism With Up to 12 Years in Prison

Evangelicals in Bolivia are "deeply worried" about the country's new Penal Code, which they say could ban evangelism, and sentence so-called guilty parties with up to 12 years in prison. (Full Story)

Church Closures Spur Fear of Crackdown in Algeria

Algerian Christians fear government officials may be coordinating intensified persecution against them following arrests, inspections, and church closures in recent months. (Full Story)

Most Churches Offer Wi-Fi But Skip Twitter, Study Says

Going to church for some can be a bit like hanging out at Starbucks. The coffee's hot, the people are friendly, and the Wi-Fi is almost always free. (Full Story)

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