Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Friday, September 5

Hipster Christianity, Revisited (Converge)
Al Jazeera Reports on “Great Evangelical Recession” (Al Jazeera)
Church Patriarch in Iraq Blames U.S. for Christians’ Misery (The Washington Post)
Prince of Wales Heartbroken for Christians in Iraq (The Telegraph)
Some Christians Arm as Mideast Perils Mount (Seattle PI)
Swedish Firm Allows Employees to Pick Which Religious Holiday They’ll Use for Vacation (The Local)
Baptism-for-Residency Policy Backfires on the Dutch (Lapido Media)
Opinion: A Church for the Poor (The New York Times)
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