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China’s Moves To Close Independent House Churches

China’s Moves To Close Independent House Churches

China’s closure of a dozen churches in Hainan Province while threatening to close many more strongly suggests that the Communist government has a clandestine plan to eliminate all unregistered house churches, according to the China Aid Association.

“New Hope”, Bishops say, “North Korea proposes a summit with the South”

“New Hope”, Bishops say, “North Korea proposes a summit with the South”

North Korea has formally proposed to South Korea to host a joint event to commemorate the inter-Korean summit of 2000, which marked the beginning of a detente and rapprochement phase (the so-called “sunshine policy”) between the two countries.

A Better Future for Christians in Karnataka, India

A Better Future for Christians in Karnataka, India

Bangalore – There may be a different future: made of respect for human rights, dialogue, justice and harmony for Christians in Karnataka, one of the major Indian States. After the local elections on May 5, the Hindu extremist party “Bharatiya Janata Party” (BJP, “Indian People’s Party”), obtained only 40 seats in the Parliament of Karnataka, while the majority went to the Congress party, which obtained 121 seats, out of a total of 223.

Indonesian Evangelistic Campaign ‘Leading the Way’

Indonesian Evangelistic Campaign ‘Leading the Way’

Dr. Michael Youssef and his son Jonathan both ministered God’s love and compassion on the second day of the Leading The Way to Revival in Indonesia gatherings in the world’s largest Muslim nation.

Obama and Burmese President Discuss Human Rights Issues

Obama and Burmese President Discuss Human Rights Issues

At the White House, President Barack Obama and Burma’s President, Thein Sein, discussed political and economic reforms in Burma, human rights and the importance of resolving the country’s ethnic conflicts and religious tensions.

The Church and the most Critical Elections in Malaysia’s History

The Church and the most Critical Elections in Malaysia’s History

On Sunday, May 5, Malaysians head to the polls for what could be the most critical general elections in the country’s history. The ruling coalition, dominated by Umno (the United Malays National Organisation), has been raising issues of religion and race in an effort to win the support of the Malay Muslim majority.

Mission inspired two Sisters to Build their Future

Mission inspired two Sisters to Build their Future

Neha slowly pulled the little rickshaw down the street as Prema walked behind her, tossing in the garbage she collected. While most girls their age spent their free time playing and hanging out with friends, these sisters were working hard to help provide for their family of nine. But they were just two young girls not more than 10 years old. What difference could they make?

North Korea: American Christian Sentenced to 15 Years Hard Labor

North Korea: American Christian Sentenced to 15 Years Hard Labor

North Korea says an American citizen arrested last year has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after being convicted of hostile acts against the reclusive state.

Bishops’ Appeal: “Preserve the Natural Environment to save Mindanao”

Bishops’ Appeal: “Preserve the Natural Environment to save Mindanao”

Kidapawan, Philippines – It is urgent to preserve the natural environment, and save the island of Mindanao: this is a joint urgent appeal by the Bishops of the four dioceses on the island of Mindanao, in southern Philippines: Kidapawan, Marbel, Digos and Cotabato.