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In Case You Missed It 3: Blogs We Updated This Week

New info on public crosses, China house churches, the Gosnell murder trial, Syria, Pakistan, and more.
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In addition to reporting fresh religion news daily, CT updates stories we previously reported.

We tweet the updates; but in case you're not one of our 112,000 Twitter followers (and really, why aren't you?), here's what you missed this week:

(Editor's note: This is NOT a roundup of the new blogs we posted this week, so shouldn't replace your daily reading!)

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Mt. Soledad Cross

Update: Not all cross disputes head to the court: One California city has reached an "unusually amicable" compromise.

Fired British Christians Lose 3 of 4 Cases in Landmark Human Rights Ruling

Update: Christians who lost their high-profile cases say they plan to appeal the ECHR rulings.

China Cracks Down on House Churches

Update: Latest house church raid leads to arrest of U.S. pastor Dennis Balcombe.

'Bible' Miniseries Year's Most-Watched Cable TV Show, DVD Sales Booming

Update: Good news for fans of "The Bible": Producer Mark Burnett is already planning a follow-up show.

#Gosnell 'Tweetfest' Aims to Raise Profile of Abortion Doctor's Murder Trial

Update: As Kermit Gosnell's murder trial entered its fifth week, the judge threw out 3 of the 7 murder charges against him.

Disputed Asylum for German Homeschoolers Heads to Sixth Circuit

Update: Case of Christian Romeike family heads to court, testing persecution boundaries.

Suzanne Hinn Files for Divorce

Update: Televangelist Benny Hinn now has reconciled with Suzanne–and married her again.

Largest Paris Protest Since 1984 Is Against (Not For) Same-Sex Marriage

Update: In spite of earlier protest, the French Parliament voted to legalize gay marriage.

Court Says City Can Tax Church Room By Room

Update: After losing its tax fight, Destiny Christian Center recently sold its 26-acre property.

Drunken Quarrel Between Friends Sparks Pakistan's Biggest Religious Riot Since 2009

Update: Violence against religious minorities is on the rise in Pakistan, but some Christians are fighting back.

Syrian Christians: Caught Up in Chaos of Faith and Politics

Update: Two Orthodox bishops kidnapped Monday are the latest victims of Syrian rebel violence.

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