Tag : Christians in India
India title : Christians in India Imprisoned on False Charges, Beaten by Inmates for 'Defiling Hinduism'
summary : After being framed on false charges earlier this year, two Christians in eastern India recently spent a month in jail, where inmates beat them after discovering they were accused of defiling Hinduism, sources said.
date : Dec 27, 2017 10:42 AM EST
Indian Textbook title : Christians in India Protest Textbook Calling Jesus ‘Demon,’ Mistake a ‘Typo Error’ Says State Board
summary : June 12, 2017: Christian groups in India are in an uproar over a Hindi textbook that refers to Jesus as a “demon.”
date : Jun 12, 2017 09:07 AM EDT
Christians in India title : ‘If Worshiping Jesus Is a Crime, I Will Commit This Crime Every Day’: Indian Christians Defy Authorities Forcing Them to ‘Reconvert’ to Hinduism
summary : Authorities in Chhattisgarh, India are forcing Christians to go back to Hinduism by imposing fines upon them and subjecting them to public humiliation, but believers say they are ready to face the consequences.
date : May 22, 2017 07:02 PM EDT
Christians in India title : 177 Cases of Christian Persecution In India Reported Last Year
summary : According to a report by the Evangelical Fellowship, 177 cases of Christian persecution have been recorded in India last year. However, it is believed that the number of actual cases may be higher since some incidents may not have been reported to authorities.
date : Mar 04, 2016 12:02 PM EST
Indian Christians, Persecution in India title : Religious Tolerance in India Questioned as 39 Dalit Christians Are ‘Converted’ to Hinduism: ‘It Was Conceived in Sin’
summary : Many people in the West think that India, where the dominant religion is Hinduism, as a place of religious tolerance. However, Christians in that country have challenged that stereotype after 39 of them were “converted” back to Hinduism on Sunday.
date : Jul 21, 2015 11:33 AM EDT
Retired Indian Police Officer Julio Ribeiro title : Retired Indian Christian Police Officer Julio Ribeiro Pens Editorial on Why He Feels Threatened In His Native Country
summary : Julio Ribiero, a retired and highly-decorated police officer and Christian who fought terrorist groups in the 1980s in India, now feels threatened in his own country. He expressed his thoughts in a newspaper column on Monday.
date : Mar 17, 2015 11:55 AM EDT