A new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute has revealed that the approval numbers amongst Evangelicals in the United States have never been better.
Church attendance by Roman Catholics in the United States has hit a new low, according to a study released on Monday by Gallup, while Protestants are seeing a big drop in their demographic.
HO CHI MINH CITY, April 5 (Compass) -- For the first time since the communist takeover in 1975, authorities in Vietnam have granted legal recognition to a Protestant organization in the south. Most observers see the move as a positive development, but they warn it is only one step on the long road to religious freedom in this Southeast Asian nation.
7 May 2000 (Newsroom) -- Chinese police have detained 47 members of a Protestant group in central Anhui province, according to the state press. The Jianghui Morning Daily said last week that six of the main leaders of the Quanfanwei (Holistic) Church face criminal charges for organizing an illegal sect and illegal gatherings.
16 March 2000 (Newsroom) -- Prosecutors in northern Vietnam rejected an appeal by a Protestant who was sentenced to prison in December for "interfering with an officer" while she hosted a Christian meeting.