Tokyo, January 12 (ENInews)--A new Japanese film highlights the struggles of a Christian music teacher and two former teachers to defend their beliefs, including their disagreement with the compulsory singing of the national anthem in schools.
Tokyo, October 4 (ENInews)--Shigeaki Hinohara, a Japanese Christian doctor who has carved out a reputation as an expert on healthy aging, marked his 100th birthday on October 4 by contemplating the potential for celebrating his 110th.
Tokyo, May 24 (ENInews)--The National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) has
requested its partners worldwide to pray for them and petition the Seoul
government to resume its economic support to starving North Koreans.
Seoul, South Korea, May 9 (ENInews)--Japan's churches and Christian councils should establish a consortium to respond to the devastating 11 March earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant accident, an ecumenical meeting said.
Tokyo, April 13 (ENInews)--In the aftermath of the 11 March earthquake and tsunami, a Christian network is joining with Buddhists to provide bereavement services to prevent suicides, according to a Japanese interdenominational network.
Tokyo, March 14 (ENInews)--Churches are suffering after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami devastated northeastern Japan on 11 March. The National Police Agency announced that, as of 14 March, about 1,800 people have died, and 2,400 are missing. More than 10,000 may have died, according to police and news reports.
Tokyo, March 1 (ENInews)--North and South Korean Protestant church groups have held their first simultaneous worship services to commemorate a declaration of independence on 1 March, 1919 from Japanese colonial rule.