Eritrea, Africa arrested two elderly pastors
Church in Chains reports that two Eritrean pastors were arrested and taken to an undisclosed location in late July. Pray for pastors Girmay Araya, age 75, and Samuel Okbamichael, age 74.
Eritrea, Africa is bordered by Ethiopia on the south and Sudan on the west. Open Doors lists Eritrea as the sixth worst country in the world for the persecution of Christians. About 500 Christians are suffering in prisons there for their faith.
75% of American adults have received COVID shot
75.3% of Americans, 18 years and older, have received the COVID-19 shot, increasing now at a rate of about 5% per month.
Official data puts COVID deaths at about 1,000 per day, down from 4,000 per day in January (on the 7-day rolling average).