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Into the promised, separate land

Sudan needs more support than ever, as it seems likely to be divided, says Ian Woodward

VISITORS to Juba, the capital of Southern Sudan, over the past few months have become familiar with the huge electronic clock at the round­about on the road from the airport. It was counting down, some­what erratically, the days, hours, and minutes until the referendum enabling the Southern Sudanese to choose whether they wanted to stay united with the North, or secede and become an independent country (News, 14 ...

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Comedian tells Christians how it is

The Church urgently needs a grown-up debate about theology, says Eva McIntyre  Subscribe to read more

Thu 24 Jul 14 @ 15:47
Meriam Ibrahim has arrived safely in Italy, weeks after being freed from her death sentence in Sudan for apostasy http://t.co/VOzbazyHoY

Thu 24 Jul 14 @ 15:12
The new issue of Church Times is out tomorrow. Here is our preview > http://t.co/X4UTLqhL5q