Meriam Ibrahim blessed by Pope Francis

If it weren't for her tremendous courage, bravery, and the compassion of Christians all over the world, Meriam Ibrahim would not be alive today.

Sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith, Meriam, her husband and their 2 children, toddler Martin and infant Maya who was born in prison, arrived in Italy on Thursday.

An Italian diplomat who accompanied the family from Sudan said Italy relied on its historic ties within the Horn of Africa region to negotiate Ibrahim's release.

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Pregnant Christian Woman Sentenced to Be Executed

A pregnant Sudanese woman who is a devout Christian is willing to die for her religious beliefs.

On May 15, Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, 27, was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to renounce her Christian faith.

The death sentence will be carried out after Meriam, who is 9 months pregnant, gives birth and weans her baby. Meriam was also sentenced to be flogged 100 times for the crime of adultery for marrying a Christian man. The flogging will commence immediately after she gives birth.

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Doctors Unable to Reattach Rapper's Johnson

Doctors were unable to reattach a mentally disturbed rapper's severed genitals after he castrated himself and jumped off a 2nd floor balcony Wednesday.

Police say Andre Johnson, who performs under the name Christ Bearer, attempted suicide by jumping off a building in North Hollywood.

Johnson survived the fall but he was seriously injured. Paramedics collected the rapper's severed genitals and transported him to a local hospital where he was listed in serious but stable condition.

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