Over 100 Christians have been arrested for the riots in Pakistan last week following a Taliban suicide attack on two churches that killed 17 people. Police forces have been arresting people who were part of the crowd that killed and burned two people suspected to be terrorists.
"We first established identity of the suspects through TV footages, still cameras and other relevant sources before laying hand on them," a senior investigation officer said, according to The Hindu, confirming that more than 100 Christian protesters have been arrested.
Two suicide bomb blasts hit the Christ Church and Catholic Church of Youhanabad Christian Colony on March 15, killing 17 people. A Pakistani Taliban splinter group claimed responsibility for the attack, which left another 80 people injured. more >>
A new trailer for the forthcoming film "Hillsong — Let Hope Rise" was released on Wednesday and The Christian Post obtained exclusive footage.
Australian megachurch Hillsong will soon premiere its first-ever film about its church band, Hillsong United, and a new 2:14-minute trailer offers a glimpse into what looks set to be an uplifting story of love, faith, struggle and perseverance. The highly anticipated film chronicles the journey of the Australian worship band, which began in 1998 as a pastime for youth at church and has since grown into a global sensation.
"The only thing that matters about our story is that everything that we do represents the heart of God," said Joel Houston, who leads the Dove Award-winning band. "I believe that God created music for the soul purpose to connect the human heart, our soul with Heaven." more >>
A "Final Fantasy XV" demo was released recently featuring a hidden movie as an incentive for players who complete the introductory game.
Initial copies of "Final Fantasy Type-O HD" were made public last week with "Final Fantasy XV:Episode Duscae," and players uncovered a hidden artwork movie when they finished the demo game.
The secret movie allowed fans of the Square Enix action role-playing game a look into what to expect when the upcoming title is finally released for PS4 and Xbox One. more >>
Japanese manga series "Attack on Titan" recently released the trailer for its first full-length movie as a teaser for what is said to be two films to be released in the summer 2015.
Highly popular Japanese manga series "Attack on Titan" released the trailer for its live-action film adaptation, taking fans by storm and heightening anticipation for two films on the series scheduled for release this summer, with an August 1 Japan premiere.
"Attack on Titan" was launched in 2009, and started gaining worldwide popularity four years later. Written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama, the series is set in an apocalyptic earth where humans have cordoned themselves off in circular walled cities to avoid being eaten by giant humanoids called Titans. The walls have kept the monsters at bay until a 200-foot tall specimen appears and threatens the population, putting the economy and food sources at risk. more >>
Hillsong United's Jad Gillies said recently that his band's forthcoming film offers a "new perspective" on what it means to be a modern-day believer. He also hopes the film can draw more people to the church.
On March 25, an exclusive new trailer of "Hillsong — Let Hope Rise" is set to be released ahead of the film's premiere and Gillies shared his excitement.
"My hope is that the film gives people new perspective of what it actually looks like to believe in who Jesus is, and what it means to live a life that reflects His acceptance and love," the worship leader said. more >>
Six people have been arrested after a group of Hindu extremists attacked a cathedral in central India, breaking down doors and smashing windows. The attack, which was caught on CCTV cameras, was aimed at Christians who are being accused by the extremists of converting people into Christianity.
"We arrested six men last night in connection with the vandalism. We are trying to identify more people ... there may be more arrests," senior state police official HC Mishra said, according to AFP.
The attack on the cathedral in Madhya Pradesh state apparently took place on Friday night, police said. The right-wing Hindu Dharma Sena group has accused the church of converting close to 200 local tribal people into Christianity, though it has denied involvement in the attack. more >>