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A Colorado Springs-based Christian ministry has cut $5 million from its budget due to declining donations.

Focus on the Family is also laying off 34 employees. Those layoffs are the first in the ministry's 26 years.

Another 66 vacant positions will be eliminated from the13-hundred- member work force.

Focus on the Family airs 14 radio and television programs in more than 100 countries. The group is also responsible for more than a dozen publications and magazines.