Evangelist Graham: ‘Thousands Turn To Christ In Vietnam During Historic Festival’

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- U.S. evangelist Franklin Graham says thousands of people accepted his invitations to follow Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior during a historic Christian festival in communist-run Vietnam where authorities have oppressed religious minorities. "As the Holy Spirit worked in hearts, at least 4,500 people over two nights came forward publicly during the invitations, both inside the sports complex and outside in the extended area, to make life-changing decisions for Christ," he said in a statement following the December evangelism event in Hanoi, the capital.

NEWS WATCH: Thousands Protest Ukraine’s Suspension Of EU Deal

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KYIV/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Ukrainians have demonstrated against a government decision to suspend preparations for a trade pact with the European Union. The protests come as the country also commemorates a Soviet-era famine that killed millions of people.

NEWS WATCH: Czechs, Slovaks Mark 20 Years of Bloodless Divorce

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CZECHOSLOVAKIAPRAGUE/BRATISLAVA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Czechs and Slovaks have begun observing the 20th anniversary of the break up of Czechoslovakia into two independent states, amid concerns over economic differences.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Christmas Attacks Kill Dozen Christians


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Churches have been destroyed in Nigeria.ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- At least 12 people, including a pastor and a deacon, were killed when suspected Islamic militants attacked two churches in northern Nigeria during Christmas Eve services, Christians and police said Tuesday, December 25.

NEWS WATCH: US Unveils Multi-Trillion Dollar Plans To Save Financial System (Wrapup)


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geithner533WASHINGTON D.C., USA (BosNewsLife) -- The U.S. Government, Senate and Federal Reserve on Tuesday, February 10, rushed to approve measures of roughly $3 trillion to save the financial system, as the president warned that America's economic crisis was more serious than previously thought.