Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Indonesia, Eritrea, China

Once again in Indonesia, Christian youths have been the target of violence. Two senior high school students were shot and were admitted into the hospital in serious condition. Read here.

So much for religious freedom in China. A pastor distributing Bibles freely to his congregation was arrested and is on trial, along with family members. Read more here.

In Eritrea, an ailing pastor was released from prison. As a condition of his release, he had to sign a paper agreeing to not attend any further non-registered Christian activities. The only churches able to meet openly in Eritrea are Catholics, one group of Lutherans and the Orthodox Church. What would you do? Read more here.

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