Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Friday, December 6

NMandela03Nelson Mandela Death: South Africa and World Mourn
(BBC News)

Mandela’s “Long Walk to Freedom” Ends
(Baptist Press)

Christianity Spreading Rapidly among Middle, Upper Castes and Youth in Emerging “New India” (Charisma News)

Indonesia, South Sulawesi: Islamists and Local Authorities Pull Down Protestant Church (Asia News)

Christians under Fire in Syria (Religion Today)

Syria: Conflicting Reports about Missing Nuns (ANS)

Man Set Himself on Fire before Setting Church Ablaze, Killing Maryland Pastor (The Christian Post)

School Choir to Perform at Church despite Calls from ACLU, Atheist Group (FOX News)

Costco Lists Bible as Fiction, Ron Burgundy Memoir as “Gospel” (The Washington Times)

Argentine Men Protect Church from Feminist Attackers (The Washington Times)

Celebrating the Work of Mothers (Acton Institute)

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