Pakistan Police Detain Five Suspects In Church Shooting

Pakistani police have detained five Muslim militants for their alleged involvement in a shooting spree at a Presbyterian Church, which killed at least one woman and injured several worshipers, a key investigator told Worthy News Saturday March 21.

Pakistan Muslim Militants Attack Christian Villagers; Three Injured, One Missing

Christians in a village near Lahore, Pakistan’s second largest city, continued rebuilding their shattered lives Friday, August 18, after Muslim militants attacked believers, including women and children, and threw hand grenades at the local church during a worship service, investigators said.

Pakistan Militants Attack Christians Over Cartoons

More anti-Christian violence was expected in Pakistan Thursday, February 16, as deadly protests against published cartoons of Prophet Mohammad spread across the country.

Indonesia: Temporary Deliverance; Renewed Troubles

The gifts and prayers of Christians worldwide made quite a difference for Indonesian Christians under attack by Laskar Jihad extremists, says Jeff Hammond, Australian missionary directing a relief effort among 54,000 displaced believers in Sulawesi and Halmahera islands.

Canada Starts Application Process For Stranded Iranian Christians

ISTANBUL, August 7 (Compass) — Canadian authorities issued written verification yesterday that its embassy in the Turkish capital of Ankara has begun the immigration application process for an Iranian Christian family stranded in eastern Turkey for more than two years.

New Blasphemy Case Filed Against Pakistani Christian

Police in Pakistan’s Punjab province registered another questionable blasphemy case against one of its Christian citizens on April 1, jailing a respected high school principal for slander he allegedly spoke two months ago against Mohammed, the prophet of Islam. Pervaiz Masih, founding director of the Iqbal Memorial High School in Chelay Kay village near Sialkot, was arrested at his home on April 1 during a late-night police raid.

Uzbek Police Jail Another Christian

A Christian leader in western Uzbekistan’s autonomous Karakalpakstan region has been jailed since July 25, accused by local police of illegal drug possession.

Return to the Killing Fields

Faith Shaw was born in Rwanda, a country that between 1959-64 saw more than 500,000 people killed and a similar number or more fled the country. She was horrified when in April of 1994, a further 800,000 were killed and 1,000,000 fled to the neighboring countries.

Presbyterians helped lead the way in Taiwan

29 March 2000 (Newsroom) — When newly elected Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian visited the headquarters of the Presbyterian Church in Taipei last week it was more than just a courtesy call. Though its members comprise just 1 percent of the population, Taiwanese Presbyterians have held a leading role in an independence movement that helped set the stage for the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) narrow March 18 defeat of the nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT), which had ruled the island since World War II.

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