Christianity is surging in the landlocked South Asian democratic republic.
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By Oct. 14, internet providers in the country had already blocked more than 25,000 websites.
A particularly troubling clause bans proselytizing or conversion by clerics, sating 'those activities are punishable according to law.'
During the same week that reports circulated about Blessed Mother Teresa’s possible canonization, members of her congregation witnessed to her inspiration in earthquake-battered Nepal.
Residents avoided major casualties in the April 25 earthquake by attending the priestly ordination Mass of Jesuit Father Tek Raj Paudel, the village’s only Christian.
Given directly to the local Church, the funds will be used to support initiatives aimed at helping displaced persons and victims of the earthquake.
Bishop Paul Simick, apostolic vicar of the Asian country, describes ‘a very, very frightening scene' in the wake of the April 25 earthquake.
‘I pray for the victims, for the wounded and for all those who suffer because of this calamity,’ the Holy Father said April 26.