Threats issued to Churches in Varanasi-Jaunpur area against conducting Easter worship tomorrow by Hindu Yuva Vahini. Authorities, promised protection. However our protection is the Lord. Request everyone to pray. One incident already reported from Mau, Uttar Pradesh and one from Varanasi yesterday.
Written by Julio Ribeiro |
There was a time, not very long ago — one year short of 30, to be precise — when only a Christian was chosen to go to Punjab to fight what then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi termed “the nation’s battle” against separatists. I had accepted a “demotion” from secretary in the Union home ministry to DGP of the state of Punjab at the personal request of the prime minister.
Eric Metaxas is an Evangelical speaker and bestselling author.Why would India block foreign donations to help poor children? The answer is Hindutva.On January 13th, Compassion International told the sponsors of 130,000 Indian children that, barring an unlikely turn of events, it would cease operations in India in mid-March.
Jan. 27, 2017
Christians are being excluded from the reconstruction plans for northern Iraq, further eroding the likelihood of their return once Islamic State has been militarily defeated there, an alliance of UK-based charities has warned.
Iraqi Christians firmly believe that Iraq is their spiritual homeland; their presence dates back at least to the 3rd Century. Before 2003, there were approximately 1.5 million Christians in Iraq, but estimates now range from 200,000 to 500,000. Approximately 70% of Iraq’s Christians are from the Chaldean Catholic tradition, while the remainder are Syriac Orthodox, Syriac Catholic, Armenian and Protestant.