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20 churches face demolition in Indonesia

June 13th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 13 (IANS/AKI) At least 20 churches in Indonesia's Aceh province have been closed down and are likely to be demolished by the administration under state regulations on construction ... Read more...

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Two dead in Indonesia bombing

September 25th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 25 (IANS) A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday at a Protestant church in Indonesia's Java island, killing two people and injuring at least 14, Xinhua reported.However, ... Read more...

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Attacks on Christians again in Nepal

July 28th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) Attacks on Christians have resumed in this country with a mob breaking a 68-year-old Indian Army veteran's ribs for praying in a church in western Nepal, an activist ... Read more...

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Newsweek suggests Palin is viewed as modern-day Evangelicals prophet

June 13th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 13 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor and Republican running mate of John McCain in 2008, Sarah Palin appears to be reshaping the religious right with her brand of feminism.According ... Read more...

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Bishop Margot Kaessmann Resigns Due To Drunk-Driving

February 25th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bishop Margot Kaessmann, the head of the Germany's protestant church has given her resignation on Wednesday after she was nabbed by police authorities for drunken driving ... Read more...

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China jails five underground church leaders

November 27th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Nov.27 (ANI): A Chinese court has sentenced five leaders of an underground Protestant church to jail terms of up to seven years. The sentences are some of the harshest in recent ... Read more...

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Good Friday being observed today

April 10th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): Good Friday, the crucification of Jesus Christ is being observed by Christians across the world.Churches and cathedrals across the nation have also organized special prayers and ... Read more...

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Beijing holds secret talks with leaders of banned churches

January 26th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Beijing , Jan.26 (ANI): Chinese officials and leaders of the banned Protestant Church appear to be on the reconciliation path after several decades.According to The Times, they have had their ... Read more...

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Christian ex-employee held for disfiguring Bible cage

October 11th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) A 41-year-old ex-employee of a Protestant church in the western suburbs here was arrested Saturday, a day after he allegedly disfigured the glass cage of a wall-embedded Bible, ... Read more...

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Bush visits controversial Beijing church

August 10th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Sunday visited a state-sanctioned Beijing church decried by a US Christian group as reflecting the Chinese government's "deception" on freedom of worship. "You ... Read more...

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