Asia Briefing – Vol. 48 No. 03

Asia Briefing – Vol. 48 No. 03

Asia Briefing – Vol. 48 No. 03

INDIA. New book explores models for lay catechesis in India
MALAYSIA. Ministry bans use of term 'Allah' by non-Muslims
THAILAND. Korean Masses strengthen migrant community in Thailand
NORTH KOREA. Pyongyang reportedly detains Christian missionary
MONGOLIA. Catechesis in Mongolia educates laity for evangelization
SOUTH KOREA. Pope will meet Asian youths in August
EGYPT. Are Egypt's Christians persecuted? Copts' answers vary
LEBANON. Catholic officials: Release of kidnapped nuns was answer to prayers
CHINA. Beijing overtakes Tehran as America's 'number 1 enemy'
BANGLADESH. Caritas opens new facility for typhoon victims
SRI LANKA. State-run TV is targeting NGOs, activists say
PAKISTAN. Islamic council sparks marriage row