Asia


Asia | Nov. 7 2018

Christians forced to vow to limit faith

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Hundreds of minority Christians in Myanmar say they were forced to sign statements vowing to limit their faith and not... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 22 2018

Three Indonesian churches sealed shut

JAMBI, Indonesia — While church members wept, the Jambi Civil Service Police pasted a notice declaring a Methodist church sealed because of... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 21 2018

Violence against Christians intensifies

HYDERABAD, India — Christians in southern India are living in increasingly more fear as the level of violence against them continues to rise,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 1 2018

Pastors in hiding after false media charges

NEW DELHI — Influenced by Hindu extremists, campaigns against Christians in Uttar Pradesh state, India, have increased, sending several pastors... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 19 2018

Large house church in China shut down

BEIJING — One of China’s largest underground churches said it would hold services outdoors after it was shut down for refusing to install... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 27 2018

China destroys mosque to send a message

WEIZHOU, China — A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party said Aug. 11 that no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 25 2018

Philippine president challenges religion

MANILA, Philippines — In a speech on July 6, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte said he will resign if anybody can prove that God exists.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 8 2018

Christians harassed with false charges

NEW DELHI — Three evangelists in India have been accused of fraudulent conversion though no formal charges have been filed. Church leaders... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 8 2018

Pastor in hiding after extremist attacks

RAIKASHIPUR, India — Brandishing hockey sticks and a gun that was fired on house-church grounds, masked Hindu extremists assaulted Christians... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 3 2018

Hindu extremists suspected in arsons

SEEKANANKUPPAM, India — Three church buildings were set ablaze in six weeks in southern India, the most attacks against Christians this year,... [READ MORE]

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