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Two Bible Society bookshops destroyed in Egypt

Two Bible Society bookshops in Egypt were burned and destroyed in a recent attack by Muslim fundamentalists in the two largest cities in Southern Egypt. The General Director of the Bible Society of Egypt, Ramez Attalah, sent the following report: “I have just received the sad news of the complete burning and destruction of our Bible Society’s…
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CBS supporters to run in BC wilderness to raise funds for trauma healing

On August 24, 2013, a small group of Canadian Bible Society (CBS) supporters in British Columbia will run through the wilderness of Kinuseo Falls to help raise funds for She’s My Sister, a Bible-based trauma healing program for the women and children impacted by the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. The group, led by Lisa Ramer, will run…
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“A Night to Remember” Event a Success in British Colombia

On July 4, 2013, the Canadian Bible Society and Grace Rwanda sponsored a dinner celebrating the end of the 100-day Rwandan genocide 19 years ago. More than 230 people came for the celebration which featured a traditional Rwandan dinner, dance and testimonies. A silent auction was also held, with proceeds going to She's My Sister,…
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Run for the Word raises $22,000 in support of She’s My Sister

On Saturday, June 1st, 2013, people from all over New Brunswick participated in the first annual Run for the Word 1k/5k walk/run. This year, they walked/ran in support of Bible-based trauma-healing program She's My Sister. She's My Sister specializes in ministering to women and children still feeling the effects of the Rwandan Genocide almost 20 years ago. Overall,…
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Making the Bible Accessible in the Digital Age through .BIBLE

Toronto, Ontario – 13 June 2012: To access sites on the Internet, it's necessary to type an address that is globally identifiable. Of course, without a universal system coordinated around the world, the assignment of domain names, addresses, space allocation, country codes and similar organizational tasks would be impossible. This is why the Internet Corporation for…
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Canadian Cyclists Raising Funds For Trauma Healing in Rwanda

Toronto (May 09, 2013) - Canadian cyclists are gearing up for another amazing installment of one of our nation’s favorite annual cycling fundraisers, Bike for Bibles. Coordinated by the Canadian Bible Society (CBS), the event’s goal is to raise $150,000 to support trauma healing in Rwanda through “She’s My Sister”, a coalition of faith-based groups that…
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Looking Towards the Dedication of the Long Awaited Inuktitut Bible

On Sunday, June 3, in the bustling Nunavut capital of Iqaluit, an event will take place that the Inuit people have been eagerly awaiting for thirty-three years. They will finally receive the entire Bible in their own language! ‘When will we have the complete Bible?’ “Every time I visit the Arctic the people ask me,…
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The Inuktitut Bible: Dedication, Consecration and Benediction in Iqaluit

Canada's Eastern Arctic Inuit finally receive God's Word in their heart language Iqaluit, Nunavut – 4 June 2012: “Every time I visit the Arctic the people ask me, ‘When will we have the complete Bible?’ Now their question can finally be answered”, said Hart Wiens, Director of Scripture translations at CBS. On June 3, in Iqaluit, the…
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Canadian Leadership and the Bible

Toronto, Ontario – 1 June 2012: A survey commissioned prior to Easter 2012 by the Montreal-based Association for Canadian Studies revealed that only 42 percent of those polled agreed with the statement “religion is an important part of my life”. The sad truth is that as our national and global leaders have diminished the role of…
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