Tag: Asian Christians

Vietnam recognises Catholic parish after thirty years

Moc Chau parish has 240 families, numbering almost 900 people.

Report details increased regulations on Christian clergy by Chinese government

These recent regulations come amid Pope Francis’s recent attempts to dialogue with China about the presence of Christianity there.

Catholic church and convent attacked by Tatmadaw in Myanmar

Time will tell whether the Tatmadaw can be reasoned with diplomatically in order to spare the lives of innocent Christians.

China releases kidnapped Catholic bishop

The authorities also blocked entry to the Catholic cemetery in Wenzhou to prevent Christians from praying.

12-year-old Christian girl in Pakistan abducted by Muslim man

Around 1,000 Christian and Hindu women and girls are abducted, forcefully married, and forcefully converted to Islam every year.

State in Central India witnesses spike in Christian persecution

Over 300 incidents of Christian persecution have been documented in India in just the first nine month of 2021.

China increases surveillance of pastors

USCIRF notes that Chinese authorities have “detained and arrested scores of underground Catholic priests."

Seven Christians jailed on false forced conversion charges in Northern India

According to local Christians, there has not been a worship service since the attack on the 10th of October. 

Beijing shuts down Christian school

The school was forced to abandon its facilities and suffers great loss.

Chinese elementary school discriminates against students with religious parents

The local government has already punished relevant stakeholders in response to the incident.