Christianity

VIDEO: How to protect your children from influence of radical groups

Belief.cabar.asia continues a series of videos about interfaith dialogue, tolerance, and secularism.
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Interfaith marriages in Tajikistan: all is possible if you are in love

cabar.asia 08.10.19

Different religions should not become the obstacles to marriage, as religious scholars and representatives of clergy say. The main thing that matters is mutual respect and following the traditions of both sides.
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How Orthodox Live in Issyk Kul Region of Kyrgyzstan?

cabar.asia 04.09.19

Issyk Kul region of Kyrgyzstan is the third after Bishkek and Chui region by the number of residing orthodox Christians.

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Towards “New Life” with Old Templates: Three Pastors of Protestant Church Convicted in Kazakhstan

Andrey Grishin 07.08.19

In Kazakhstan, the state “defeated” a large protestant church “New Life”. Three pastors were found guilty on a series of charges based on the collection of alms.
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Kazakhstan: Life of Non-traditional Religions

cabar.asia 06.08.19

In 2018, 20 people in Kazakhstan were sentenced to prison terms for peaceful expression of religious views, according to the international religious freedom report. According to it, Baptists, Seventh Day Adventists and Jehovah’s Witnesses were persecuted among Christian groups. (more…)

“Hope” for Kyrgyzstani Women in Crisis

A crisis centre for pregnant women has been opened in the Russian Orthodox church in Bishkek.

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Orthodoxy in Jalal-Abad: Stronger Belief, Harder Life

There is no exact data available on the emergence of Orthodoxy in southern Kyrgyzstan. However, according to Ekaterina Ozmitel, doctor of historical sciences, a small Orthodox community in Jalal-Abad region first appeared in the 1930s.  It gave shelter to priests, nuns and believers from Russia and Kazakhstan, who were persecuted by the Soviet government.
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Jehova Witnesses in Kazakhstan: right to be inclusive

cabar.asia 15.05.19

Jehova Witnesses in Kazakhstan are open, eager to share any information. Their activity aren’t restricted in Kazakhstan, however there is risk for restrictions due to incorrect interpretations and understanding of some aspects of their beliefs from society.

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“Scripture People.” The Life of Adventists in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan has 23 communities of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 6 of which are located in Bishkek. The main prayer house is located on the outskirts of the city and is the spiritual centre of Adventists in the republic. (more…)

“Stay Neutral.” Life of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Uzbekistan

cabar.asia 07.05.19

There are more than 140 thousand residents in the town of Chirchik, Tashkent region, including 500 followers of the religious organisation, Jehovah’s Witnesses. They cannot get registered in any other town of Uzbekistan, therefore, the information about their exact number in the country is not available.
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