Our Battle against Religious Persecution Is Floundering
Rep. Frank Wolf, human rights champion, calls on evangelicals to intensify the fight for religious liberty.
In China, 24 Catholic bishops and hundreds of Protestant pastors are under house arrest. In Tibet protests, at least 118 Buddhist monks and nuns have set themselves on fire.
Evangelicals Left Off 9/11 Memorial Events
Dean Samuel T. Lloyd III, Bishop of Washington John Bryson Chane, Rabbi Bruce Lustig, Washington Hebrew Congregation, Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche of Tibet, Buddhist nun and
The Latest in Movie News, May 20, 2013
Box office news, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cannes, and AFI honors Mel Brooks.
24-year-old Russian director Talsia Igumentseva; and Wolf Totem, another book adaptation helmed by Jean-Jacques Annaud (director of Two Brothers and Seven Years in Tibet) set in
2007 A Bad Year for Freedom
Annual report logs second year of decline in liberty worldwide.
Freedom House puts nations and regions (such as Tibet, Palestine, and Kashmir) into three broad categories: "not free," "partly free," and "free," based on levels of political competition
China's Religion Problem
The Tibetan protests show that Christians aren't the only ones fed up with the Party's interference in ecclesiastical matters.
religion. The recent protests in Tibet underscore that the Communist Party's attempts to subdue spiritual structures have little effect. Bret Stephens writes:
China's Human Rights, In the Red
President Obama should keep values at the center of American foreign policy.
Hillary Clinton, on one of her first overseas trips as President Obama's foreign policy spokesperson, said the United States will continue to press China's rulers on Tibet, Taiwan, and
ELIC: We weren't expelled from China
Christian groups at odds over report.
2007. Two of them were English teachers sent to Tibet by ELIC, the statement said. ELIC is a Christian organization that sends English teachers to China.
China expels 100+ missions workers
Catholic church. But according to CAA, even American teachers of English are at risk. Two instructors working in Tibet were kicked out. CAA reports: This
Billy's. By the time she was twelve, she was pointing toward a career as an oldmaid missionary to Tibet and praying regularly for a martyr's death. As
Recovering Church History: Exile from Babylon
The Iraqi Christian community, now nearly gone, was the church's center for a millennium.
the 7th and 9th centuries, the Church of the East was establishing bishoprics and metropolitans across Asia — through Afghanistan and Turkmenistan, into Tibet and Kyrgyzstan, and as
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Time, Religion News Service, and Christianity Today weigh in.
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