Meriam Ibrahim To Arrive In U.S. This Week

Isaiah 54:17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.

Sudanese Christian refugee Meriam Ibrahim and her family are due to arrive in the United States this week.

The family is reportedly going to be arriving in New Hampshire and will settle in the Manchester area according to her brother-in-law.  Gabriel Wani lives in Manchester with his wife and three daughters.

Local officials in Manchester say there is a strong Sudanese community that is ready to welcome the family.  The Sudanese Evangelical Covenant Church is planning a huge reception and celebration upon the family’s arrival.

Italian officials who flew her to Rome rescued Ibrahim and her family from Sudan last week.  She and the family met with Pope Francis, who reportedly had been working behind the scenes to help Italian officials free Ibrahim.

The Pope praised Ibrahim’s “courageous witness to perseverance in the faith.”

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