Bei Chatlai Beita

Christian Today Correspondent


  • China Unmoved by Activists' Pressure Ahead of Olympics

    China reiterated that it will not bow down to "any pressure from any individuals or groups" and said “no one should politicize” Beijing Olympics amid increasing calls from various activists.

  • Orissa Christians Told to 'Convert or Die'

    Christians in India’s Orissa state who were victims of the recent wave of communal violence are now being told to “covert or die” by Hindu fanatics.

  • 'Gay Jesus' Play Condemned by Australian Church Leaders

    The depiction of Jesus as gay in a play that will be opening in Sydney has been strongly condemned by Australian Church leaders.

  • French President's Religious Mixing Riles Critics

    French President Nicolas Sarkozy is drawing criticism from opponents for his frequent and increasing talks on religion in society, which critics say is a very “un-French” thing to do.

  • Iranian Filmmaker's Islamic Jesus to Make TV Debut

    An Iranian director says the movie he has produced based on Islamic understanding of the life of Jesus is an Islamic answer to Western productions such as Mel Gibson's 2004 blockbuster "The Passion of the Christ," which he praised as admirable but quite simply "wrong."

  • Indian Leaders Determine Root Cause Behind Anti-Christian Violence in Orissa

    Various opposition parties in India have unanimously named the former ruling party and a Hindu fundamentalist organization as the root perpetrators of last month’s violence against Christians in Orissa state.

  • Bush Walks in Jesus' Footsteps

    U.S. President George W. Bush bolstered his Israel-Palestine peace treaty plan this past week and called on the leaders of the two countries to make "painful concessions" during his two-day Holy Land tour.

  • Spanish Gov't, Church Spar Over Liberal Policies

    The confrontation between Spanish government and the Roman Catholic Church remains heated over the liberal social policies of the former, which said they “cannot go back in time” while the latter accused them of being the “Third Reich.”

  • Global Church Head Sees 'Signs of Hope' in Riot-Hit Kenya

    The head of one of the world's largest church bodies said he can see “signs of hope” in restoring Kenya's political situation and has asked political leaders to engage in dialogue.

  • Italy's Catholic Church Head Backs Abortion Moratorium

    The head of Italy's Catholic Church said he would support a moratorium on abortion, giving an extra boost to the proposal that has gained much support in recent days.