Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Friday, September 20

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Who Stands with Syria’s Christians? (World)

Egypt: Delga, Islamists Threaten Christians: “When the Army Leaves We Will Destroy Everything” (Asia News)

Interfaith Conflict Threatens to Engulf Central African Republic (WorldWatch Monitor)

German Court Dealing with Issue of Muslim Woman Lawyer with Head Scarf (Spiegel)

Pope Says Church Is “Obsessed” with Gays, Abortion, and Birth Control (The New York Times)

Century-Old Ideas of “Personal Holiness” More Vital Today (The Washington Time)

ARTICLE: How to Mourn with the Parents of Stillborn and Miscarried Children (The Gospel Coalition)

From Burlap Sack to Digital File, Church Records Get Make Over (RNS)

Bolivia Evangelicals Fight Against New Law (Baptist Press)

Daniel Gya, Bible Translator, Nigeria, Talks about Studying Hebrew with BibleMesh