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India: Shabri Kumbh Mela Threatens 8000 Christians in Dangs

Feb 8, 2006

Over the weekend 11-13 February, Hindu nationalist groups and their militant factions will hold a major Kumbh (Hindu festival) in Dangs district, Gujarat, northwest India...

NCEASL Incident Update (Feb 7, 2006)

Feb 7, 2006

At approximately 11 am in the morning, a man arrived at the Dutch reformed Church in Galle, on a motor cycle, looking for the Pastor in charge...

Iraq: Churches Targeted As Tensions Rise

Feb 2, 2006

On Sunday 29 January, five car bombs exploded in Kirkuk and Baghdad between 4:10pm and 4:30pm. Three people were killed by the Kirkuk bombs which went off outside the Church of the Virgin and an Orthodox church...

Christians Attacked in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Jan 30, 2006

The Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) expresses deep concern at the latest attack against the Christian Minority group in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh...

Review of January Prayer Topics

Jan 25, 2006

During January we have prayed for...

Uzbekistan: Persecuted Believers Speaking Out

Jan 18, 2006

Religious intolerance in the predominantly Muslim Uzbekistan has escalated after the anti-government uprising in Andijan in May 2005. The authorities have tightened control of the \'other-minded\' and the measures taken against them.

Russia: Challenging Times For the Church

Jan 11, 2006

According to TASS newspaper, high-ranking officials of major religious confessions (Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church [ROC MP], Council of Muftis of Russia, and Chief Rabbi of Russia) thought freedom of belief in Russia improved significantly in 2005. This doubtless reflected how mu

Middle East Christians - Brilliant Stars Rising in the East

Jan 4, 2006

Though Jesus came as a witness to first the Jews, it was wise men (or astrologers) from the east who risked their lives and fortune to pay honour to the \'King of the Jews\'. One would expect priests or rabbis or members of the Sanhedrin to take special note of his coming. But it was uncircumcised

Christmas 2005: Amazing Grace, but Suffering and Terrorism

Dec 21, 2005

Surely the most precious of all images in scripture is that ofJesus \'the Lamb of God\' (John 1:29). What is so amazing, evenbeyond comprehension, is that God\'s provision of Jesus assacrificial lamb was not motivated by pity or any sense ofobligation.

Pakistan: Systematic Persecution and Injustice

Dec 13, 2005

RLP 355 November Update included a paragraph on an appallingincident of Islamic violence in Sangla Hill, 130km from Lahore,Pakistan. A Muslim falsely accused a Christian of desecrating theKoran during an argument over gambling remittances.