ETimor, a second Christian country in Asia after Philippines is celebrating its 6th birthday.

Image

East Timor: May 20, 2008. The tiny Christian country in South East Asia won independence after armed struggle from Indonesian Muslim majority is celebrating its 6th independence ceremony today.

Dili, the capital of East Timor is major venue to mark Independence Day with mixed feeling of liberty and loss of friends and relatives during freedom struggle against oppressive rule of Muslim Indonesia. East Timor is second Christian Country in Asia while movements of freedom by Christians are underway in other Far East and South Asian states. AFP adds “Dili's government palace has been bedecked with international flags, including those of former occupiers Indonesia and Portugal, in preparation to receive government ministers, foreign dignitaries and United Nations officials. Troops, police, prison guards and firemen could be seen rehearsing on the streets of the seaside capital Monday in preparation for the ceremony while international forces patrolled nearby. The celebrations come just three months after President Jose Ramos-Horta was shot and wounded in a February 11 rebel attack which also targeted Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao”

You May Also Like

Image

Pope Francis skips Via Crucis in Rome while tens of thousands pray his meditations

Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CAN) In an apparent last-minute decision, Pope Francis skipped the Way of the Cross ceremony held at Rome&rs

Image

As many as 2,700 American soldiers are guarding ‘Mr. Bone Saw’ illegal rule of Saudi Arabia. By AHMAR MUSTIKHAN

At least 2,700 U.S. soldiers are guarding one of the most despicable de facto rulers ever of the Saudi sheikhdom, Mohammed bin Salman, according to

Image

Pope Francis changes statutes of papal basilica, emphasizing work of canons

Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CNA) Pope Francis on Wednesday issued new regulations for the administration of the papal Basilica of St. Ma



"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.

nazirbhattipcc@aol.com , pakistanchristianpost@yahoo.com