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News on The 700 Club: May 19, 2014

As seen on "The 700 Club," May 19: Sudan relenting after outrage over death sentence?; US missionary murdered in Haiti, killer missing; and more. Read Transcript


THERE MAYBE NEW HOPE FOR A

CHRISTIAN WOMAN SENTENCED TO

DEATH IN SUDAN.

THE PREGNANT MOTHER CONDEMNED

AFTER SHE REFUSED TO RENOUNCE

HER FAITH.

TERRY: SEVERAL WORLD

GOVERNMENTS CONDEMNED THE

JUDGE'S DECISION AND THE

SENTENCE IS ONLY PRELIMINARY.

DALE HURD HAS THE STORY.

REPORTER: THE WOMAN WAS

SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR REFUSING

TO RECANT HER CHRISTIAN

FAITH.

26-YEAR-OLD MARIAM EEB

IBRAHIM.

SHE WAS BORN A MUSLIM AND

MARRIED A CHRISTIAN MAN.

SHE HAS HER 18-MONTH-OLD SON AT

THE PRISON.

THE COURT GAVE HER A CHANCE TO

RECANT HER CHRISTIAN FAITH.

SHE SAID I AM A CHRISTIAN AND

REMAIN A CHRISTIAN.

THE COURT ORDERED SHE BE GIVEN

ONE HUNDRED LASHES FOR HAVING

SEXUAL RELATIONS WITH HER

CHRISTIAN HUSBAND DANIEL WANI A

U.S. CITIZEN.

THEY WERE GIVEN AMPLE TIME TO

PROVE THEIR INNOCENCE.

I BELIEVE IN UPHOLDING OUR

TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS.

REPORTER: SEVERAL EUROPEAN

GOVERNMENTS HAVE MET WITH

IBRAHIM BUT NOT THE U.S.

GOVERNMENT.

THE HUSBAND, DANIEL TRIED TO

GET A VISA FOR HIS WIFE AND

CHILD.

REPORTER: THERE IS STILL TIME

TO SAVE HER LIFE.

THERE WILL BE AN APPEAL.

THAT COULD TAKE YEARS.

THEY WON'T PUT HER TO DEATH

WHILE SHE WAS PREGNANT OR

NURSING A CHILD.

REPORTER: SUDAN IS COMMITTED

TO FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND ME CAN

APPEAL.

GORDAN: THE COURT IS ABLE TO

SENTENCE SOMEONE TO DEATH

BECAUSE SHE HAS THE AUDACITY

EVEN THOUGH SHE WAS RAISED A

CHRISTIAN.

HER FATHER WAS A MUSLIM.

THE FACT THAT SHE MARRIED A

CHRISTIAN MAN, PUNISHABLE BY

DEATH.

URGE OUR GOVERNMENT TO DO

SOMETHING.

IT IS RATHER QUESTIONABLE WHY

SHE IS THE WIFE OF U.S.

CITIZEN.

UNITED STATES IS ABSOLUTELY

SILENT.

IN OTHER NEWS, CHRISTIAN IN

INDIA ARE WORRIED ABOUT FUTURE

OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AFTER LAST

WEEK'S ELECTION, JOHN JESSUP HAS

THE STORY.

REPORTER: THEY SWEPT TO

VICTORY AND WORLD SECOND MOST

POPULOUS COUNTRY.

A

SPOKESMAN TELLS CBN

NEWS,

BJP

HAS NOT BEEN NICE TO CHRISTIANS

IN THE PAST.

NUMBER OF ATTACKS AGAINST

CHRISTIANS HAS DROPPED BUT

PERSECUTION STILL EXISTS.

4,000 ATTACKS AGAINST CHRISTIAN

CONVERTS LAST YEAR NOTING ALSO

SOME CHRISTIANS HAD BEEN KILLED

WHILE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS HAVE

DONE LITTLE TO BRING HURD ER

MURDERS TO JUSTICE.

77-YEAR-OLD GEORGE NOOK STABBED

SEVERAL TIMES IN PORT-AU-PRINCE

HOME LAST WEEK.

MOTIVE IS UNKNOWN.

HE MOVED TO HAICHICAGO FROM HAITI

HE WAS AN ELDER AT HIS CHURCH

AND LED BIBLE STUDY.

BUSINESSES ARE WORKING HARD TO

COME UP WITH MORE AND BETTER

WAYS FOR PEOPLE TO PAY

ELECTRONICALLY.

"NEW YORK TIMES" REPORTS BANKS

AND RETAILERS ARE TRYING TO

DEVELOP PAYMENT SYSTEMS

INCLUDING WAYS TO PROTECT THE

PERSONAL INFORMATION.

NEARLY ONE IN TEN AMERICANS

ALREADY DON'T CARRY PAPER MONEY

DAILY, AND 78% CARRY LESS THAN

$50, THAT IS THE SURVEY FROM

BANKRATE.COM.

IF WE MOVE TO A TRULY CASHLESS

SOCIETY, IT WON'T BE MUCH OF AN

ADJUSTMENT.

GORDAN: WE ARE WELL ON OUR

WAY THERE.

IT IS ANOTHER STEP TOWARDS ARE

WE GOING TO HAVE TO HAVE CHIPS

IN ORDER TO PAY FOR THINGS?

THEY ARE ALREADY TALKING ABOUT

TAKING CREDIT CARDS AND MAKING

SURE IT HAS A CHIP TO PREVENT

IDENTITY THEFT AND CREDIT CARD

FRAUD.

THIS IS YET ANOTHER STEP.

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