Chinese police raid house church and arrest 17 people (Second Coming Watch Update #136)

Chinese police raid house church and arrest 17 people. According to ChinaAid, a baptism service at a Han Chinese house church in China's western region of Xin-jiang was raided by local officials and police who detained 17 Christians.

Churches in Great Britain could face legal ramifications for opposition to homosexual marriage. According to The Christian Institute, a Government Justice Minister has admitted that churches that don't wish to conduct same-sex marriages could face legal problems.

Russia is sending missile defence system to Syria. According to The Guardian, a Russian arms dealer has said his company is shipping missile defence systems to Syria that could be used to combat international intervention in the country.

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