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Pakistani judge sentences Christian to death for blasphemy

Muslims at a madrasa

JUDGE Lahore Ghulam Murtaza Chaudhry sentenced Sawan Masih to hang after a Muslim said he had insulted the prophet Mohammed in the eastern city of Lahore a year ago.

March 28th, 2014 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Census shows Christians no longer a majority in New Zealand

THE results of the New Zealand census show a similar trend to that of the rest of the developed world – with religious adherence dropping dramatically.

March 27th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

World Vision reverses decision to hire Christians in same-sex marriages

ONLY two days after announcing it would hire Christians in same-sex marriages, World Vision U.S. has reversed its ground-breaking decision after weathering intense criticism from evangelical leaders.

March 27th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

This Easter, share the hope of Jesus with ‘the cross’

FOR those who follow Jesus, Easter is about as good as it gets. It’s a time to be joyful, a time to be thankful, a time to be-above all else-full of hope.

March 27th, 2014 | Posted in Americas | Read More »

Christians angry at Congress for ignoring, threaten mass NOTA

Indian Christians

REPRESENTATIVES of the Christian community expressed their ”anger and hurt” at the ruling Congress party in Karnataka for ”ignoring and betraying” the community by not fielding even a single candidate in the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in the State.

March 27th, 2014 | Posted in India | Read More »

Bahrain cathedral will be ‘symbol of Christianity’ in ‘heart of Islam’

Bishop Camillo Ballin, apostolic vicar of Northern Arabia, knows full well what it is like to minister to Catholics in a Muslim region because he has been doing that for more than four decades.

March 20th, 2014 | Posted in Middle East | Read More »

India 2014 Elections: No Cong tickets for Christians in Karnataka

FOR the first time in 33 years, no candidate from the Christian community in Karnataka has found a place on the list of nominees announced by the Congress for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

March 20th, 2014 | Posted in India | Read More »

154 cases of anti-Christian violence in India in 2013

ANDHRA Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka top the list of Indian states in which Christians faced incidents of targeted communal violence in the year 2013, according to data collected by Evangelical Fellowship state offices. Women, rural pastors and home churches were the main targets of mobs which were often led by members of the Sangh Parivar. […]

March 20th, 2014 | Posted in India | Read More »

Christian killed in Libya: report

Unrest in Libya

The agency LANA reported that security forces found the body of Adison Karkha, a 54-year-old medical school professor, on Tuesday. They say he was killed on his way to work.

March 20th, 2014 | Posted in Africa | Read More »

Khushwant Singh, writer and journalist, dies at 99

HIS son and journalist Rahul Singh said he passed away very peacefully at his residence in Sujan Singh Park, New Delhi.

March 20th, 2014 | Posted in India | Read More »

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