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Philippine bishops preach against restoring death penalty

The church leaders of the country which is about 80 per cent Catholic, issued the special homily in response to an effort spearheaded by President Rodrigo Duterte to bring back capital punishment which was abolished in 2006.

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Indian priest attacked in Australia says God saved him

“I’m in the quiet atmosphere of the emergency ward, so not able to attend any call. Please be sure that I’m in good hands,” he added.

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Chinese ministry in Australia growing

BISHOP IVAN LEE has appointed the Rev David Wong, rector of Granville, as a Canon of St John’s Cathedral, Parramatta with special responsibilities for Chinese church planting in the Diocese.

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Asia,Ministries | Read More »

Pak Christians in Thailand under pressure to leave country

A mass return of asylum seekers to the centres could lead to overcrowding and see health levels deteriorate; they are already showing significant levels of tuberculosis, hepatitis and scabies.

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Asia,News Headlines | Read More »

China closes churches over G20 summit ‘security’

Chinese Christians

Please pray for our family in Zhejiang where officials are tightening their control over churches before world leaders arrive in Hangzhou city for the economic summit, which runs September 4-5.

August 16th, 2016 | Posted in Asia,News Headlines | Read More »

Pak Christian mother beaten, gang-raped in front of her kids

Anthony said the angry Muslim man and his henchmen went to Badal’s home in Lahore to ask her on the whereabouts of the eloped couple. But Badal kept her mouth shut.

July 4th, 2016 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Vietnam pastor’s wife beaten, interrogated; son arrested

AT the station, Mrs Hong was pressured to sign a statement saying that it was illegal for her to attempt to meet with the US Ambassador-at-Large.

May 17th, 2016 | Posted in Asia,News Headlines | Read More »

Christianity growing rapidly in Nepal

ONE reason for the mass conversion could be the love that Christians are showing to the Nepalese. This is what Filipino missionary Evelyn Martin said in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network.

May 17th, 2016 | Posted in Asia,News Headlines | Read More »

Proposal for Mar Thoma church in Sydney gains support

Church trustee George Paniker said the name was derived from the Assyrians because the Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar was part of the ancient Christian community in Kerala, India founded by St Thomas.

May 17th, 2016 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Christian convert hacked to death in Bangladesh

Hossain Ali, a freedom fighter and former inspector of family planning, was killed by unidentified miscreants in the northern Bangladeshi town of Kurigram Tuesday morning.

March 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

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