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Pastor and 2 other Christians arrested, allegation of destroying Buddha statues

Jun 1, 2007

The Pastor who is the principal of the Theological College and two others were asked to come to the Police station regarding a complaint made against them that they have caused destruction to Buddha statues. At the Police station, they were placed under remand custody. The complaint against them was

UK: Sexual Orientation and Religious Liberty

Jun 1, 2007

The British government\'s controversial Sexual Orientation Regulations (SORs) which outlaw discrimination against homosexuals in the provisions of goods and services became law in England, Wales and Scotland on 30 April 2007.

WEA Applauds U.S. Sanctions on Sudan

May 31, 2007

WEA Applauds U.S. Sanctions on Sudan, Urges Multinational Action The International Director of World Evangelical Alliance, Geoff Tunnicliffe, responded to President Bush’s announcement for sanctions on Sudan on Tuesday to help put an end to the conflict in the country’s Darfur r

Evangelical Theologian Counters “Militant Atheists”

May 30, 2007

Head of Theological Commission: Dawkins and Others Resuscitate Old Ideas Tuebingen, May 30 (idea) – A leading evangelical theologian has countered the assault of so-called “new atheists”. The ideas of best selling authors like Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and

India: Rally held to protest violence against Christians

May 30, 2007

About 3,000 Christians, Dalits, and human rights activists courted arrest in New Delhi yesterday while protesting against violence on Christians and the government’s silence in this regard. The rally called “Stop violence against Christians” held at Jantar Mantar from 10:00

Egypt: keeping the Copts subjugated

May 30, 2007

By: WEA RLC Principal Researcher and Writer, Elizabeth Kendal On 11 May, Muslims in the village of Bimha (or Bamha) in Ayat district (around 70 kilometres south Cairo) left their mosques after Friday prayers, armed and zealous for jihad against the indigenous Coptic Christian community an

India: Christians write to PM on priest attacks

May 30, 2007

By Sonal Kellogg New Delhi: In an open letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and president of the Congress party Sonia Gandhi, the president of the All-India Christian Council, Joseph D\'Souza, has questioned the UFA government on its silence despite the number of attacks on Christian pasto

“World Refugee Sunday” Event Seeks To Engage People of Faith on Refugee Issues

May 28, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON D.C., May 20, 2007 – A core group of evangelicals is gearing up for a global event designed to “rouse the conscience of the Church” on the refugee issue. “World Refugee Sunday”, a project promoted by the Refugee Highway Partners

Belarus: Christian Facing Deportation

May 25, 2007

Dear Friends,We are appealing for your prayer and support for Jaraslau Henryhavich who faces deportation from Belarus by 7 June. He is a Polish citizen, his wife and 2 young children are Belarussian. His “crime” is undermining national security through interdenominational activities!Jar