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-Bhutan: Christianity Could Soon be Officially Recognized

Monday, November 8th, 2010

(Emblem of Bhutan –Wikipedia) According to Compass Direct News, the Buddhist country of Bhutan could soon officially recognize Christianity. The government agency that regulates religious organizations in Bhutan will discuss how to proceed in officially registering a representative Christian organization at its next meeting in December according to the agency secretary Dorji Tshering. Currently only […]

-Bhutan: Christian Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Showing Films on Christ

Monday, October 18th, 2010

(Map of Bhutan via Wikipedia) NEW DELHI, October 18 (CDN) — “A court in predominantly Buddhist Bhutan has sentenced a Christian to three years in prison for “attempting to promote civil unrest” by screening films on Christianity.” The Christian- Prem Singh Gurung who is a 40-year-old Nepalese citizen was convicted on Oct. 6 by a […]

-Bhutan: Christianity seen as a Threat

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

(Bhutan via Wikipedia) Christianity continues to be seen as a threat to the rulers of this small mountain Kingdom of 670,000 people. Buddhism is closely linked to the monarchy in Bhutan with the King being both the official religious and political leader in the nation. Even though a new constitution was adopted in 2008 that […]