Christian Persecution

Joblessness highest among Indian Christians,

TNN | Feb 21, 2016, 04.01 AM IST

Joblessness increased in villages across all religious communities, with the unemployment rate increasing from 1.6% in 2004-05 to 1.7% in 2011-12, according to the NSSO.
Joblessness increased in villages across all religious communities, with the unemployment rate increasing from...
NEW DELHI: Joblessness is highest among Christians in comparison with other religious groups, reveals a government survey.

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Prime accused in Kerala professor’s hand chopping case surrenders

In May, this year, the NIA trial court in Kochi had sentenced 10 accused persons to eight years of imprisonment and three others to two years of imprisonment.The convicts, all belonging to Popular Front of India, cut off T J Joseph’s hand in 2010 for allegedly insulting Mohamed .The convicts, all belonging to Popular Front of India, cut off T J Joseph’s hand in 2010 for allegedly insulting the Prophet.

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Chennai Pastor Murdered

Gang murders pastor near Virudhunagar

A 43-year-old pastor, who was riding his two-wheeler with his wife, was intercepted and attacked by an armed gang in which he died on the spot on Sunday.
The woman, who tried to prevent her husband from being attacked, also suffered severe injuries. She has been admitted to the Government Hospital here for treatment.
Following a call, the Amathur police rushed to the spot and seized the body of Martin Luther. He was residing in KKSSN Nagar near Pandian Nagar.

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Orissa: the ordeal of Pastor Sushil Lima, for years a victim of radical Hindus

Orissa: il calvario del pastore Sushil Lima, da anni vittima di radicali indù

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by Nirmala Carvalho
The religious leader and his family are victims of persecution since 2005, when he began to preach the Gospel. He has received death threats during the anti-Christian pogroms in Kandhamal in 2008. Over the years he has baptized about 100 faithful. His followers humiliated publicly and threatened with expulsion from the village council.

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