Pakistan Police arrest cleric who led mob attacking Christians

The Pakistani Police said on Friday they had arrested a Muslim cleric accused of leading a mob trying to kill a Christian couple for allegedly desecrating the Koran.

Pope says weapons manufacturers can't call themselves Christian
Pope says weapons manufacturers can't call themselves Christian

People who manufacture weapons or invest in weapons industries are hypocrites if they call themselves Christian, Pope Francis said on Sunday.

Directionless Christian, Communist, Muslim systems running India: Puri Shankaracharya

Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati on Wednesday claimed that India was being run by "directionless Christian, Communist and Muslim systems" and its democracy and Constitution were not in line with the country's needs and traditions.

I have died many times before death, wrote 'innocent' Christian man hanged in Pak jail
I have died many times before death, wrote 'innocent' Christian man hanged in Pak jail

A Christian man who was arrested, tortured into confessing the crime and sentenced to death was executed in Pakistan's Lahore in early hours of Wednesday morning after 23 years of languishing in jail.

Tareq Aziz, 'voice of Saddam Hussein's regime​', dies: Official
Tareq Aziz, 'voice of Saddam Hussein's regime​', dies: Official

Tareq Aziz, who served as the voice of Saddam Hussein's regime, died in Iraqi hospital on Friday aged 79 after many years of poor health as a convicted prisoner, a provincial official said.

Battered Central African Republic embarks on uphill struggle for justice

""I want justice," says Antoine Pounengakola, a Christian pensioner whose pregnant daughter, 26, and two-year-old granddaughter were slaughtered by Muslim rebels in the Central African Republic two years ago.

'Single women not considered potential adoptive parents in India'

Being a single woman, Yamini had to go through a tough time to adopt the children as single women are not considered potential adoptive parents in India

United States becoming 'less Christian', finds study

The United States is becoming a little less Christian, and a little more unaffiliated to any faith, a major study on the nation`s changing religious landscape suggested Tuesday.

Northern Iraq`s displaced get own radio station

A radio station catering specifically to northern Iraq`s large displaced population began broadcasting on Sunday near the Kurdish capital Arbil.

President, PM Modi greet nation on Easter

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday shared Easter greetings with all.

Top Muslim body condemns Kenya massacre

The Cairo-based top Sunni Muslim body Al-Azhar on Saturday condemned the massacre of nearly 150 people at Kenya`s Garissa University by Somalia`s Shebab Islamists.

Christians mark Good Friday in Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims from around the world on Friday joined Palestinian co-religionists in a solemn Easter procession through the walled Old City of Jerusalem.

Religion helps Vanuatuans through cyclone shock

 Celine Jimmy prayed three times before running out of a clubhouse into the darkness to a family home as Cyclone Pam roared through her village in Vanuatu, her four children close by her side.

Christians protest deadly attacks on Pak churches, 2 dead

Hundreds of angry Christians on Monday hit the streets across Pakistan in protest against the Taliban suicide attacks on two Lahore churches, leading to communal clashes which claimed two lives, forcing authorities to call in paramilitary forces to maintain calm.

Pakistan won't be able to solve or achieve victory in its fight against terror: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said Pakistan is definitely one of the most unsafe places and added that Islamabad will not be able to solve or achieve victory in its fight against terror if it is going to maintain a duplicity in its approach of 'good and bad terrorists'.

IS attacks more Christian villages in northeastern Syria

Islamic State militants attacked a string of predominantly Christian villages in northeastern Syria on Saturday, touching off heavy clashes with Kurdish militiamen and their local allies, activists said.

1,000 Christian families flee Syria jihadists: Activist
1,000 Christian families flee Syria jihadists: Activist

 Nearly 1,000 Assyrian Christian families have fled their homes in northeastern Syria after jihadists kidnapped dozens of members of their community, an activist said on Wednesday.

PM Modi repeated his convictions at Christian meet: Organiser

Prime minister Narendra Modi's speech at a Christian congregation this week was hailed by many but RSS mouthpiece Organiser says it's only a repetition of what he has been saying since he was Gujarat Chief Minister.

Christian delegation meets Arvind Kejriwal

A delegation of Christian leaders today met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the Delhi Secretariat and appreciated his concept of "swaraj."

PM Narendra Modi's assurance on religion doubtful: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's refusal to give a statement in the Parliament assuring people's security and respect to every individual's religion creates an element of doubt.