Christianity in Asia
Christianity in Asia has its roots in the very inception of Christianity, which originated from the life and teachings of Jesus in 1st century Roman Palestine. Christianity then spread through the mis...
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History of Eastern Christianity in Asia
Christianity in Asia has its roots in the very inception of Christianity, which originated from the life and teachings of Jesus in 1st century Roman Palestine. Christianity then spread through the mis...
History of Eastern Christianity in Asia - Wikipedia
Christianity in Iran
Christianity has a long history in Iran, dating back to the early years of the faith. It has been practiced in Iran longer than the state religion, Islam. It has always been a minority religion, with ...
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Christianity in India
Christianity is India's third-largest religion according to the census of 2001, with approximately 24 million followers, constituting 2.3 percent of India's population, although the Association of Rel...
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Christianity in Pakistan
Christianity is the second largest religious minority in Pakistan after Hinduism. The total number of Christians in Pakistan was estimated at 2.5 million in 2005, or 1.6% of the population. Of these, ...
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Saint Thomas Christians
The Saint Thomas Christians, also called Syrian Christians or Nasrani, are an ancient community of Christians from Kerala, India, who trace their origins to the evangelistic activity of Saint Thomas i...
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Nestorianism
Nestorianism is a Christological doctrine that emphasizes the disunion between the human and divine natures of Jesus. It was advanced by Nestorius (386–450), Patriarch of Constantinople from 428–431,...
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Christianity in China
Christianity in China has a history going back to the 7th century during the Tang dynasty. Today, it comprises Catholics, Protestants, and a small number of Orthodox Christians. Although its lineage i...
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Church of the East in China
The Church of the East or Nestorian Church had a presence in China during two periods: first from the 7th through the 10th century, and later during the Mongol Yuan Dynasty in the 13th and 14th centur...
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Christianity among the Mongols
In modern times the Mongols are primarily Buddhist, but in previous eras, especially during the time of the Mongol empire (13th–14th centuries), they were primarily shamanist and had a substanti...
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Christianity in the Philippines
The Philippines is the fifth largest Christian country on earth, with about 85% of the population being adherents. It is also one of two predominantly Roman Catholic nations in Asia (the other being E...
Roman Catholicism in the Philippines
The Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, with its head being the Pope. It is also one of two nations in Asia with a predominantly Roman Catholic populatio...
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Jesuit China missions
The history of the missions of the Jesuits in China is part of the history of relations between China and the Western world. The missionary efforts and other work of the Society of Jesus, or Jesuits, ...
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Roman Catholicism in South Korea
The Catholic Church in South Korea (called Cheonjugyo, Hangul: 천주교; Hanja: 天主教; literally, "Religion of the Lord of Heaven") is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of...
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Christianity in Korea
The practice of Christianity in Korea revolves around two of its largest branches, Protestantism and Catholicism, accounting for 8.6 million and 5.3 million members respectively. Roman Catholicism was...
Roman Catholic Diocese of Díli
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Díli (Latin: Diliensis) is a diocese located in the city of Díli in Timor-Leste.The country’s only Major Seminary, the Seminary of SS Peter and Paul is located withi...
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Martinho da Costa Lopes
Martinho da Costa Lopes (1918 – February 27, 1991) was an East Timorese religious and political leader. Msgr da Costa Lopes, who was a Timorese priest of many years experience, was also a membe...
Eastern Catholic victims of Soviet persecutions
Eastern Catholic victims of Soviet persecutions include bishops and others among the tens of thousands of victims of Soviet persecutions from 1918 to approximately 1980, under the state ideology of Ma...
Roman Catholicism in Turkey
The Roman Catholic Church in Turkey is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope and the canonical leadership of the curia in Rome. There are around 35,00...
Peter E. Gillquist
Peter Edward Gillquist (July 13, 1938 – July 1, 2012) was an American archpriest in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America and retired chairman of the archdiocese's department ...
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Diocese of Tirunelveli of the Church of South India
The Diocese of Tirunelveli is one among the 22 dioceses of the Church of South India (CSI).It is based at Tirunelveli, in the state of Tamil Nadu, southern India. The diocese has 687 pastorates, 101 p...
Christianity in Turkey
Christianity has a long history in Anatolia-Asia Minor and Armenian Highland (now part of Turkey), which is the birthplace of numerous Christian Apostles and Saints, such as Paul of Tarsus, Timothy, N...
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Religion in Cambodia
Approximately 95% of Cambodia's population follows Theravada Buddhism, heavily influenced by Brahmanical religions (Shaivism and Vaishnavism) and by animism, with Islam, Christianity, and tribal animi...
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Catholicos of The East and Malankara Metropolitan
Catholicos is the title used by head bishops of regions within the Patriarchate of Antioch having self ecclesiastical and autonomous status from the ancient period. The word "Catholicos" means "Univer...
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