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.

Archbishop Anil Couto urges PM to introduce reservation for Christian Dalits

Archbishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto, the Archbishop of Delhi, on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to introduce reservation for Christian Dalits, terming the denial of this privilege as 'unjust and discriminatory'.

Valentine's Day: Protesters detained, Hindu Mahasabha says married off couples

Wearing wedding attire and carrying placards reading "Fall in Love, Not in Line", around 150 protesters Saturday gathered outside the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha's office here to protest against the outfit's moral policing, but were detained by police.

Katy Perry gets 'word from god'
Katy Perry gets 'word from god'

Singer Katy Perry believes she received a “word from god”, which boosted her confidence while performing at the Super Bowl half-time show.

Nigeria postponing Feb 14 vote amid Boko Haram violence

Nigeria's electoral commission will postpone February 14 presidential and legislative elections for six weeks to give a new multinational force time to secure northeastern areas under the sway of Boko Haram, an official close to the commission said on Saturday.

Rajnath Singh promises to examine visa denial to Vatican officials

Under attack for denial of visa to two Vatican officials, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday promised to examine the issue and take necessary action.

Christian unity means no competing for faithful: Pope

Pope Francis has laid out his formula for fostering Christian unity: resist competing for souls and make concrete gestures of acceptance and dialogue.

Suspected Bajrang Dal activists thrash people at Christian prayer meet

A group of activists, allegedly belonging to Bajrang Dal, on Sunday disrupted a prayer meeting of Christians and thrashed people attending it in Jehanabad town, around 55 km from Patna.

Weighing 2016 bid, US Governor ​Bobby Jindal travels to Iowa

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal returns on Tuesday to Iowa, a small heartland state that plays an outsized role in the presidential nominee process, where he'll meet with pastors and again look for support among Christian evangelicals for a possible White House campaign.