Worldwide Christians Pray For “Persecuted Church”

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of Christians around the world were expected Sunday, November 13, to participate in the 'International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church' (IDOP), amid mounting concerns over a global crackdown on devoted believers.  

Sri Lankan Christians Attacked In India; Several Injured

By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- India on Wednesday, September 5, pledged to step up security in its southern state of Tamil Nadu, after militants attacked Christians from nearby Sri Lanka for a second time when they tried to reach the local airport to fly home.

Over 1,000 Anti-Christian Attacks In Indian State, report

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent christians_prayer248NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An official of one of India's largest evangelical umbrella groups says his organization has recorded over 1,000 anti-Christian attacks in 500 days in the southern state of Karnataka and that the number is growing "by the day".
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European Envoys Meet Survivors Of India’s Worst Anti-Christian Violence

By Ajaya Kumar Singh, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Orissa, India orissa_violence_jeep1BHUBANESWAR, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Envoys from five Nordic countries are meeting victims of India's worst anti-Christian violence in decades, which left over 100 people dead in the state of Orissa.

NEWS ALERT: Survivors Christian Violence Meet EU Officials

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent orissa-violence-icns-2KANDHAMAL, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Survivors of India's worst anti-Christian violence in recent memory have met European Union delegates over the weekend, urging the officials to help them in their fight for justice.

Indian Crowd Attacks Worship Service

By BosNewsLife Asia Service BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent Santosh Digal in India NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- The nephew of a pentecostal pastor in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu was still healing from his injuries Wednesday, April 25, nearly two weeks after suspected Hindu militants attacked him with a sword during a worship service.

India Police Detain Hindu Militants Amid Spreading Anti-Christian Violence

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India NUAPADA, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in India's eastern state of Orissa say they have detained five suspected Hindu militants for their alleged involvement in attacking a devoted young Christian boy and threatening to kill him and his family.

Activists Campaign Against Hindu Plans To ‘Eradicate Christianity’ From India By 2021

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid group Open Doors is launching a social media campaign against plans by Hindu groups in India to "cleanse the nation" of Christianity within three years. The announcement by one of the world's leading organizations for persecuted Christians comes amid church attacks by militants linked to groups such as Dharm Jagran Samiti, which wants India to become an exclusively Hindu nation, or 'Hindu Rashtra,' by 2021.

India Nun Hacked To Death; Suspects Detained

By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Seven people have been detained in eastern India over the murder of a Catholic nun who was known for defending hundreds of people displaced by mining operations, police announced Friday, November 18.  

Christian Families Flee Violence In Orissa State

By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions remained high Monday, July 2, in India's volatile state of Orissa where a dozen Christian families have been hiding in jungle areas after Hindu militants attacked their village, injuring an evangelist and later dozens of other believers, Christians said.

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