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  • 'Loco' o llamado?: La muerte del misionero es debatida

    Por David Roach, posted Thursday, November 29, 2018 (one month ago)

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    ANDAMAN ISLANDS, India (BP) -- El último reporte de avistamiento del misionero estadounidense John Allen Chau fue el 17 de noviembre. Pescadores en la costa de North Sentinel en la India divisaron lo que ellos pensaron que era un cuerpo sin vida que era arrastrado por la playa y enterrado por miembros de la tribu Sentinelese.

    Los sentineleses son una etnia aislada conocida por lanzar lluvias de flechas a los desconocidos que visitan su isla en la bahía de Bengala. Aunque él sabía del peligro, Chou, 26 años, fue como misionero donde los sentineleses debido a ... Read More

  • 'Crazy' or called?: Missionary's death debated

    by David Roach, posted Monday, November 26, 2018 (one month ago)

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    ANDAMAN ISLANDS, India (BP) -- The last reported sighting of American missionary John Allen Chau was Nov. 17. Fishermen off the coast of India's North Sentinel island spotted what they thought was his lifeless body being dragged across the beach and buried by members of the Sentinelese tribe.

    The Sentinelese are an isolated people group known to rain down arrows on outsiders who visit their home island in the Bay of Bengal. Though he knew the danger, Chou, 26, went as a missionary to the Sentinelese because they are reportedly among the world's 400-600 unengaged unreached people groups ... Read More

  • Vietnam Christians denied hospital care

    by Staff/Compass Direct News, posted Friday, December 02, 2011 (7 years ago)

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    HANOI, Vietnam (BP) -- Three Vietnamese Baptists seriously injured in a mid-November attack were evacuated to an undisclosed hospital in Ho Chi Minh City after several hospitals in the region refused to examine and treat them. Read More

  • Vietnam steps up persecution targeting Hmong Christians

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, December 31, 2003 (15 years ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP)--Vietnamese authorities have stepped up their campaign of persecution of minority Christians, in some instances threatening to murder their spiritual leaders, Freedom House's Center for Religious Freedom in Washington reported Dec. 30.

    Freedom House recounted that sources in Vietnam reported that 19 police agents destroyed Hmong Christian house churches in mid-December in four villages in Ta Tong Commune, located in the Muong Te District of Lai Chau Province. Read More

  • Baptist children's home became Vietnamese refugee's refuge

    by Russell N. Dilday, posted Friday, February 26, 1999 (19 years ago)

    MAGNOLIA, Ark. (BP)--Chau Stone knows how precious life is because hers was in danger most of her life -- until she found an island of refuge at the Arkansas Baptist Home for Children in Monticello.

    Stone, born Chau (pronounced Cho) Troung, was a resident of the home from 1991-94. A native of Vietnam, her first brush with death came just minutes after she was born.

    Abandoned at birth by her parents, an elderly couple found the baby girl wrapped in a cloth under a tree and covered in fire a... Read More