BREAKING NEWS: Prominent Vietnam Pastor Flees Encircled Home; Wife Beaten, Dissidents

A prominent Mennonite pastor and religious rights advocate has escaped from his besieged home in central Vietnam after “several months of police encirclement” to seek “help, food and medication” for his children and frail wife, who has been abused by police, dissidents said in messages obtained by BosNewsLife Monday, July 20.

Vietnam Continues Crackdown On Protestant Christians, sources

Several Protestant Christians in Vietnam, including Degar-Montagnards, were uncertain Monday, June 22, where to worship as government forces raided and destroyed churches in recent weeks, church sources and rights investigators said.

EU Concerned Over Detention Of Christian In Vietnam

The executive branch of the European Union is “closely monitoring” the case of detained Vietnamese Christian Puih H´Bat amid mounting concerns over her whereabouts, Worthy News learned Saturday, March 14.

Vietnam Police “Kill” Cristian Farmer Amid Rural Crackdown

Degar Montagnard Christians and other believers in several areas of Vietnam’s Central Highlands faced another day of persecution Friday, February 27, after at least one Christian peasant was hacked to death by security forces and an angry mob, missionary workers and a key official told Worthy News.

Vietnam: Authorities Destroy New Church Building

Local government officials in Dak Lak Province this morning made good on their threat to destroy a new wooden church building erected in September by Hmong Christians in Cu Hat village.

Vietnamese Officials Hold Informal Talks with House Church Leaders

HO CHI MINH CITY, March 19 (Compass) — In what may be a small breakthrough for religious liberty, Vietnam’s religion authorities invited five leaders of Protestant house church organizations and non-denominational missions to Hanoi for “informal talks” in early March.

Underground Church in Vietnam Ready to ‘Grow Forth’

AgapePress) – The underground church in Vietnam is planning to plant some 10,000 new churches in the next five years.

Joseph Lee is founder of Tribes and Nations Outreach based in Manila, Philippines. He tells Assist Communications that the underground church in Vietnam is composed of 21 major groups, and their leaders have requested his outreach to print 20,000 sets of worker training books in Vietnamese.

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