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Nepal | Prayer campaign for the nation ends

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Hundreds of Christians ended an annual 40-day prayer campaign yesterday for a better and brighter future for the country. …

Hundreds of Christians ended an annual 40-day prayer campaign yesterday for a better and brighter future for the country.

Closing ceremonies took place at the Jesuit run St. Xavier’s School in Kathmandu.

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  • 1. Prayer campaign for the nation ends
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  • 2. Hundreds of Christians ended an annual 40-day prayer campaign yesterday for a better and brighter future for the country.
  • 3. Closing ceremonies took place at the Jesuit run St. Xavier’s School in Kathmandu.
  • 4. Amidst lively songs and biblical exhortations, youths and clergy highlighted some of the specific things they had 
  • 5. prayed for including women’s rights and an end to drug abuse and child labor, as well as protection for Christians.
  • 6. Chief coordinator Pastor BhabGhale said the event had been a success and that all funds raised through the course of the event came from local donations from participants in 
  • 7. a motorbike rally, a river rafting prayer event and mountain top prayer vigils.
  • 8. Pastor BishnuKhanal, who led a 10-day motorcycle rally involving dozens of bikes (May 15-24), said they covered 37 towns in 28 of Nepal’s 75 districts.
  • 9. The prayer campaign which began on May 4 comes as Nepal struggles to write a new constitution. During the campaign 
  • 10. a deal was struck to extend parliament’s term for another three months to try and end the impasse.
  • 11. Khanal urged people to pray against efforts by various groups trying to introduce laws such as banning conversions from one religion to another.
  • 12. “This 40-day prayer campaign may have ended today but we call upon you to gather in churches and keep praying 
  • 13. until we have a new constitution spelling out our rights fairly,” he said.
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