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The Rest of the News

 UNI News is committed to covering current news stories that are often omitted from standard broadcast news reports, of particular interest to all of those concerned with moral and/or spiritual issues. These stories are reported in a factual, non-biased, and non-sensationalistic manner, as, "The Rest of the News," to keep you informed of issues worthy of consideration and prayer.

          
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  The Rest of the News for August 12 - 18, 2018

The United States State Department Hosted its First-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

The United States State Department hosted its first-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom last month, a much-anticipated three-day conference that was attended by delegates from over 80 countries including some where there are religious freedom concerns. (Full Story)

Rwanda: Government Closes More Than 8000 Churches

The Rwanda Governance Board continues to close churches it says fail to meet requirements laid down at the beginning of the year. (Full Story)

'They Consider This a Very Precious Book': African Tribe Dances for Joy After Receiving Bible in Own Language

The Tembo people are literally dancing for joy after finally receiving the Bible in their native tongue thanks to a 21-year effort by Wycliffe Bible Translators. (Full Story)

Samuel Rodriguez, Johnnie Moore to Head Up Congress of Christian Leaders with Greg Laurie, Jack Graham Among Global Pastors Named to Board

American megachurch Pastors Greg Laurie, Jack Graham and Jentezen Franklin are among the international church leaders expected to join the inaugural board of the recently launched Congress of Christian Leaders. (Full Story)

California Church Plans to Build Brewery, Hold Church Services While Serving Beer

Would you drink at church? The Greater Purpose Community Church has held services for five years in Santa Cruz, but a new and interesting concept has gained them new followers. (Full Story)

'What Reconciliation Looks Like': Fla. Church That Once Banned Blacks Now Has First-Ever African-American Pastor

A Florida congregation that once refused to allow African Americans to attend worship services recently appointed its first African-American pastor. (Full Story)

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Last updated on ...August 12, 2018