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Caste Aside: India’s New President Has ‘No Room for Christians’
Church leaders believe Hindu nationalism will outweigh the Dalit leader’s lower-caste loyalties.
Church leaders believe Hindu nationalism will outweigh the Dalit leader's lower-caste loyalties.
Indian Converts Must Get Government Permission (One Month in Advance) or Face PrisonSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATE) A new, no-confidence vote in Madhya Pradesh's Hindu government has delayed ratification of the state's anti-conversion bill.
(UPDATE) A new, no-confidence vote in Madhya Pradesh's Hindu government has delayed ratification of the state's anti-conversion bill.
Court in India's Most Hindu State Partially Repeals Anti-Conversion LawSubscriber Access Only
Evangelical Fellowship of India wins court victory.
Evangelical Fellowship of India wins court victory.
State Department Splits with USCIRF on New Religious Freedom ViolatorsSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) The 2012 International Religious Freedom Report highlights continued rise of anti-conversion laws as noteworthy, 'worrying trend.'
(UPDATED) The 2012 International Religious Freedom Report highlights continued rise of anti-conversion laws as noteworthy, 'worrying trend.'. Melissa Steffan. May 20, 2013 11:35 AM.
Sweden Can't Deport Christian Convert Back to Iran (Yet)
Canada also stalled over Iranian Christian 'war criminal', while Czech Republic will deport 25 Iraqi Christians.
Canada also stalled over Iranian Christian 'war criminal', while Czech Republic will deport 25 Iraqi Christians.
India's Christians ShrugSubscriber Access Only
The country’s likely next leader is a Hindu nationalist who has suppressed other faiths. Why church leaders aren’t worried.
This would include tough anticonversion laws, a crackdown on public criticism of Hinduism, and further limits on religious minorities. The BJP has pushed
U.S. Visited by Only Politician Ever Banned Over Religious Freedom Violations: India's ModiSubscriber Access Only
Meanwhile, Indian Christians prepare to protest persecution surge from prime minister's first 100 days in office.
Meanwhile, Indian Christians prepare to protest persecution surge from prime minister's first 100 days in office.
India Intervenes on Christmas Conversion of Thousands of Christians to HinduismSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) Hindu nationalists refuse to back down on Christian and Muslim re-conversions, dub India a 'Hindu nation.'
(UPDATED) Hindu nationalists refuse to back down on Christian and Muslim re-conversions, dub India a 'Hindu nation.'.
Dalit Christians Debut New Strategy in India ElectionSubscriber Access Only
New political party in new state takes stand for lowest caste, while court fight for more rights remains stalled.
New political party in new state takes stand for lowest caste, while court fight for more rights remains stalled.
Christian Tourists in Kashmir Face Violence over Conversion ClaimsSubscriber Access Only
(Updated) United Jihad Council warns missionaries to leave Kashmir or "suffer the consequences."
(Updated) United Jihad Council warns missionaries to leave Kashmir or "suffer the consequences.".
Good News for Christians in India's Most Persecuting StateSubscriber Access Only
After nearly a decade, Hindu nationalist party finally loses power in Karnataka.
After nearly a decade, Hindu nationalist party finally loses power in Karnataka.
Hindu Nationalists Attack Peaceful Prayer Meeting Under 'Forceful Conversion' PretenseSubscriber Access Only
Assault on pastors’ meeting in India shows depth of extremist hostility.
Assault on pastors' meeting in India shows depth of extremist hostility.
More Arrests in Martyrdom of India Missionary FamilySubscriber Access Only
Two Hindu extremists will stand trial for 1999 massacre of Graham Staines and his two sons.
sentences. India's high court recently reworded its ruling to remove anti-conversion language that seemingly blamed the missionaries for their own deaths.
Nepal's First-Ever Census Reveals Good News for ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
Number of Catholics and Protestants in Himalayan nation has tripled since 2007.
Number of Catholics and Protestants in Himalayan nation has tripled since 2007.
GleaningsSubscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world.
Anti-conversion laws lead many Christians to still report as Hindus, though an agreement signed in May promised to protect the rights of Christians. Disabled
India Punishes 100 Doctors for GendercideSubscriber Access Only
Physicians accused of illegally performing sex-selective abortions.
An Indian court recently sentenced 12 men to six years in jail for 2008 riots that targeted Christians, and an Indian state court partially repealed an anti-conversion law.
Bhutan Bans Public Religious Activities For Six Months Before ElectionsSubscriber Access Only
(Updated) Preventative measure' intended to support constitutional mandate that 'religion shall remain above politics.'
(Updated) Preventative measure' intended to support constitutional mandate that 'religion shall remain above politics.'.
Taking HeatSubscriber Access Only
While some take action, most evangelicals in the global South remain lukewarm on climate change.
to address it.". One such country is Sri Lanka, where evangelical churches are struggling in the face of persecution and anti-conversion laws. "There is
Worse Than EverSubscriber Access Only
Christians knew the attacks were coming, but no one knew they would be this deadly.
The latest violence began after the murder of Hindu leader Swami Lakshanananda Saraswati, who advocated anti- conversion laws, and of several of his disciples.
Terror in OrissaSubscriber Access Only
It's time for India to start acting like the world's largest democracy.
State anti-conversion laws contradict India's sprawling constitution, which formally prohibits discrimination on the basis of religion, race, caste, sex, or place of birth.
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What’s Under the Microscope Can Lead to Worship
What’s Under the Microscope Can Lead to Worship
Finding beauty in the mundane: from our morning coffee to a nematode worm.
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