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‘Every time they shot a Christian, they yelled God is great’

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‘Every time they shot a Christian, they yelled God is great’

Egypt: A 10-year-old Egyptian schoolboy who witnessed the brutal murder of his father by Islamic State militants in Minya, where 29 Christians were slaughtered in May 2017, says the jihadists cried out “God is great” every time they shot a Christian. Mina Habib told Reuters in a piece published Tuesday that his father, one of […]

VHP affiliated trouble makers on the prowl in MP

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VHP affiliated trouble makers on the prowl in MP

The rise of so-called fringe groups whose sole agenda seems to harass the minorities is on the rise in Madhya Pradesh. Members of Matrushakti, a female wing of the VHP, and Bajrang Dal (responsible for the gruesome burning alive of the Australian national Graham Staines and his two small sons in Orissa(Odisha) a decade or […]

Bajrang Dal causes Catholic nun detention in Madhya Pradesh

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Bajrang Dal causes Catholic nun detention in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: Harassment of Christians grows more frequent in BJP ruled Madhya Pradesh. A Catholic nun and four girls accompanying her were on June 13 forced out of a train in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, reports Matters India (14 June). Government Railway Police detained them at Satna station in the state after right […]

Beware of Hypocrisy, says Pope

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Beware of Hypocrisy, says Pope

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The diabolical language of hypocrisy, which ensnares others through flattery, has the power to destroy Christian communities, Pope Francis said. Like the Pharisees who spoke to Jesus with soothing words of adulation, Christians who engage in hypocrisy speak gently yet “brutally judge a person,” the pope said June 6 at his […]

Attacks on Christians increasing everywhere in India?

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Attacks on Christians increasing everywhere in India?

Why have attacks against different groups or sects of Christians increased over the past two years? Who are behind these terror tactics? Perhaps it is time for the mainstream media to investigate! For quite some time now, we have been getting reports on  what appears to be a series of low-intensity, small scale attacks on […]

Pastor loses hearing after brutal attack in Bihar

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Pastor loses hearing after brutal attack in Bihar

Patna:  Attacks on pastors and people who profess belief in Christ have been increasing in Bihar over the past year, and observers feel that the powers that be are turning a blind eye to violent incidents that victimize Christians in villages. A pastor in eastern India’s Bihar state has lost his hearing after Hindu extremists […]

PIL against ‘commercialization’ of Cemetry

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PIL against ‘commercialization’ of Cemetry

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court  issued notices to the state government and others on a PIL against alleged commercialization of a Christian cemetery in Valsad. (March 22) A division bench of Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice V M Pancholi issued notices to the government, Valsad Collector and First District Church of the Brethren (FDCB). […]

Catholic Church promotes ‘Safe Migration’ for poor in India

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Catholic Church promotes ‘Safe Migration’ for poor in India

In answer to the scourge of unsafe human trafficking and unsafe migration, especially for the poor communities, the Catholic Church has hit upon a way to promote safe migration. According to the National Sample Survey Office, India has some 309 million internal migrants, the majority leaving home for economic reasons. For example, several thousand affluent […]

Man dies rather than succumb to ‘Ghar Wapsi’ pressure

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Man dies rather than succumb to ‘Ghar Wapsi’ pressure

It is no secret that serious moves are afoot by the right-wing forces in  BJP ruled states to harass and intimidate religious minority groups. The pattern is  bullying and intimidation with large mobs of men overpowering a few Christians and then letting loose all sorts of threats and violence. The police turn a blind eye to […]

India stops Rs 3 billion annual aid for Children

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India stops Rs 3 billion annual aid for Children

More than 145,000 children could be at risk in India as a Christian charity ends its operations here. Compassion International is one of the biggest international charity organisations working in India and sends $50 million (Rs 3 billion in Indian currency) in humanitarian aid to the country annually. The charity is scheduled to withdraw from […]

Abortion to ‘save looks’ is an insult to God

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Abortion to ‘save looks’ is an insult to God

Vatican City: Beauty at any cost, Beauty as a symbol of Pride : such ‘beauty worshippers’ are the modern day idolaters, says the Holy Father, Pope Francis. Pope Francis today (Jan 11) took aim at the modern world’s obsessions with power, success and beauty, citing the example of a woman who had an abortion to […]

Christmas has Just Begun …

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Christmas has Just Begun …

Jingle bells, jingle bells Jingle all the way Oh, what fun it is to ride In a one horse open sleigh Oh!  you must be thinking that why am I still in the Christmas mood,  though we have ended with our December and have also entered in our New Year. Yes, you are partially right […]

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