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Just a day after a Capitol Hill hearing highlighting her case, a Sudanese woman flew to Italy early Thursday, escaping a possible death sentence in her native land for refusing to renounce her Christian faith.
Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.
The "disgraceful case" of Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim is only one of many examples of discrimination and harassment faced by Christians in Sudan, a bishop in the region has said.
Meriam Ibrahim – a Christian woman who had previously been sentenced to death in Sudan for her faith – has been released after another detention for accusations of forging travel documents.
Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian mother who was placed on death row in Sudan for her religious beliefs, has now fled to the nearby U.S. Embassy and taken refuge.
The Sudanese mother who had faced a death sentence for refusing to give up her Christian faith has been arrested less than a day after being released from prison.
After having her death sentence for refusing to renounce her Christian faith revoked by a Sudanese court yesterday, Meriam Ibrahim has been re-arrested along with her husband at an airport.
Family members and religious liberty advocates are applauding the news that a Sudanese woman's death sentence for refusing to denounce her Christian faith has been overturned by an appeals court after months of international outcry.
A Sudanese court reportedly has ordered release of a young Christian mother who had been sentenced to death for not marrying a Muslim man.