By BosNewsLife Asia Service KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian pastor was free Wednesday, September 10, after spending nearly two years behind bars in Nepal "for eating beef" amid growing pressure on Christians in the predominantly Hindu nation, rights activists confirmed.
By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)– Christians in Nepal remained on high alert Sunday, December 11, amid reports that militants claimed responsibility for an attack on a Christian aid group, while security forces defused a “powerful” bomb near the entrance of a Protestant church in the capital Kathmandu.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- Nepal's government has defended a proposed law that Christians say effectively bans evangelism and could lead to a crackdown on devoted believers. Under the new legislation, anyone who preaches or tries to persuade others to change religion could receive up to five years imprisonment and receive a fine of 50,000 Nepalese Rupees (some $700).
By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent with BosNewsLife Asia Servic
By BosNewsLife Asia Service KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian advocacy group said Thursday, June 3, that Nepal's churches are experiencing "unprecedented growth" despite reported political turmoil and persecution.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- The jailed chief of a Hindu-militant group has asked forgiveness for his alleged involvement in the May 23 church bombing in Nepal that killed three people.
By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from the region MANILA/KATHMANDU-- A makeshift three-storey church building has collapsed on attendees of a major Christian conference in eastern Nepal, killing at least 24 people, and injuring over 60 others, police said Wednesday, September 30.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service KATMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in Nepal say police have detained an alleged leader of a feared militant group who was seen as the mastermind of a deadly attack on a church and other institutions.