Jailed pastor Saeed Abedini among prisoners released by Iran

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American Pastor Saeed Abedini, a Muslim convert to Christianity, was one of several prisoners released by Iran on Saturday as international sanctions imposed over its nuclear program were eased. Abedini's U.S.-based family is being represented by the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). Photo courtesy American Center for Law and Justice

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(RNS) His cause had been vocally championed by U.S. Christians, but recent revelations by Abedini's wife that he had abused her for years may complicate his homecoming.