From the US State Department:
U.S. faith-based travelers should know that in some countries it is a crime to conduct religious activities.
Many countries have laws that restrict religious expression. These may include restrictions on:
You need to be aware of laws and customs about religious expression in the countries you will be visiting.
The US State Department is a tremendous resource for this and other specific types of travel.
Avoid Orphanages: Please, consider avoiding any activity that supports orphanages. While it seems a worthwhile cause, the majority of international orphanages are privately run for profit and house kids (80%) that could be living with a surviving parent or extended family, but instead are kept at the orphanage for profit resulting from financial support of well-meaning religious organizations, volunteers and donors.
Orphanages are outdated and a racket that exploits children and keeps them out of public wellness systems that would otherwise place them with loving families.
UNICEF and other reputable child-protection organizations strongly oppose orphanages and any well-meaning, but misguided support that props them up.
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