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St. Mark, the writer of the Gospel of Mark book in the New Testament was an African from Libya

St. Mark was a native of the North Africa county of Libya. He was born in the city of Cyrene in Pentapolis, The western part of Libya, west of the border of Egypt. According to copticchurch.net, St. Mark was born of Jewish parents three years after the birth of Jesus Christ.

He lost his life covering war in Libya. But his legacy lives on

When filmmaker Greg Campbell was 14 years old in Fayetteville, North Carolina, he met in his high school English class somebody who would become one of his dearest friends. “It was pretty clear that we were cut from the same cloth,” Campbell remembers. Continue reading He lost his life covering war in Libya. But his legacy lives on