Rifqa Bary

*In Columbus, Ohio – Rifqa Bary – a former Muslim and Christian convert, is refusing chemotherapy for cancer because she believes that she was cured at a faith-healing event, according to a motion in Franklin County Juvenile Court.

Rifqa was to undergo a year of chemotherapy after her cancer was surgically removed, the document filed by her parents states, reports the Columbus Dispatch.

But Rifqa, who is in foster care, was taken to a faith-healing event in Youngstown a couple of weeks ago by Franklin County Children Services, without her parents’ consent, according to the document.

At EUR Gospel press time (on 08-03-10) a motion to force treatment is to be considered in Juvenile Court.

Read more HERE.