By Lauretta Brown

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, a Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy, sits in her cell a day after she gave birth to a baby girl at a women’s prison in Khartoum’s twin city of Omdurman on May 28, 2014.

Sudanese religious freedom advocate Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag says a Catholic priest and the Little Sisters of the Poor gave her strength while she was in prison.

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