Tag: India

‘Utterly devastating’, says head of Bible Society India

Originally published in Eternity Mani Chacko is the general secretary of Bible Society India (BSI). He gives Eternity readers an update on the BSI team and provides a snapshot of what life is like in the midst of such devastation. Every day, life is “utterly devastating”, says Chacko, who is based in […]

Thousands protest jailing of Christians in India

Originally published in UCAN India Some 5 000 Christians marched silently through India’s Jharkhand state demanding the release of six Christians jailed last week on complaints of offering money to villagers to attract them to Christianity. The September 25 ecumenical “silent protest” was organised after a local court on September […]

Hindu fundamentalists attack Christians — even in their homes

By Nirmala Carvalho — Originally published in AsiaNews Two more anti-Christian incidents in Madhya Pradesh illustrate the latest trend among Hindu fundamentalists. In addition to filing false charges over forced conversions, they are now attacking Christians in the privacy of their homes even though “praying in one’s home is not […]