Christianity

God can wait: Majority of Britons say they have no religion

God can wait: Majority of Britons say they have no religion

A majority of them identify themselves as humanists instead.

Sep 20, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
China facing intensified threat of religious infiltration, extremism: Official

China facing intensified threat of religious infiltration, extremism: Official

China`s five officially sanctioned religions - Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity - have vowed to fight "desinicization".

Sep 12, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

Myanmar urged to ensure religious freedom for minorities

The Human Rights Watch has urged Myanmar to guarantee religious freedom for all minorities, amid growing tensions between different belief systems in the country, according to a report released on Monday.

May 08, 2017, 15:37 PM IST
Nawazuddin Sidduiqui’s DNA test report reveals his true religion – WATCH

Nawazuddin Sidduiqui’s DNA test report reveals his true religion – WATCH

The video establishes the true spirit of an artist who knows no barriers of caste, creed or religion. His talent makes him the person he is.

Apr 24, 2017, 14:13 PM IST

BJP to lodge complaint against ''vested interest'' group

The BJP will lodge a police complaint against "vested interest" groups labeling it on social media as an "anti-Christian party", a leader of the BJP`s Meghalaya unit said on Wednesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

Hindu activists stops Uttar Pradesh church prayers suspecting conversion

Prayers at a church in Uttar Pradesh were disrupted by a group of Hindu activists as they suspected a religious conversion in progress, police said on Saturday.

Apr 08, 2017, 15:20 PM IST
`Muslim births to overtake Christian births in 20 years, Islam to become largest faith by century-end`

`Muslim births to overtake Christian births in 20 years, Islam to become largest faith by century-end`

While Christianity remained the largest religious group globally in 2015 - comprising almost a third (31 percent) of the world's 7.3 billion people - its number is in decline in Europe.

Apr 06, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
42 Christians accused of murder in Pakistan told 'acquittal is guaranteed' if they embrace Islam

42 Christians accused of murder in Pakistan told 'acquittal is guaranteed' if they embrace Islam

The minorities in Pakistan in the past have been accusing Muslim clerics of forcibly converting them to Islam.

Mar 30, 2017, 14:18 PM IST

Jesus`s tomb opened for first time in centuries

A marble slab covering the site, among the holiest in Christianity, was pulled back for three days as part of both restoration work and archaeological analysis.

Oct 30, 2016, 01:17 AM IST
Chibok schoolgirls reunited with families

Chibok schoolgirls reunited with families

Most of the kidnapped students were Christian but had been forcibly converted to Islam during captivity.

Oct 17, 2016, 02:28 AM IST

Mother Teresa's canonisation portends more conversions: VHP

Mother Teresa's canonisation portends more conversions to Christianity, an issue that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have considered before deciding to send a delegation to the Vatican, the VHP said on Sunday.

Aug 28, 2016, 21:09 PM IST
Baba Ramdev stokes controversy, says Christians did charity but also indulged in conversions

Baba Ramdev stokes controversy, says Christians did charity but also indulged in conversions

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday said Christians did charity but also indulged in conversions while Hindus refrained from such practice.

Aug 02, 2016, 23:10 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath sparks row - Mother Teresa was part of 'conspiracy for Christianisation of India'

Yogi Adityanath sparks row - Mother Teresa was part of 'conspiracy for Christianisation of India'

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has stirred a huge controversy by levelling some serious allegations against Nobel laureate Mother Teresa.

Jun 21, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

Denying burial to Priyanka Chopra's granny against Christianity: Bishop

The denial of burial to actress Priyanka Chopra`s grandmother by the Church here was against the principles of Christianity, said a bishop here on Friday.

Jun 10, 2016, 21:39 PM IST

Mizoram church leaders against practising yoga

Leaders of 13 big churches of Mizoram have appealed to the church members to refrain from practicing yoga.

Jun 07, 2016, 20:10 PM IST
ISIS burns 19 caged Yazidi girls for refusing to be sex slaves

ISIS burns 19 caged Yazidi girls for refusing to be sex slaves

The Islamic State continues to hold about 1,800 abducted Yezidi women and girls in Iraq and Syria.

Jun 06, 2016, 21:34 PM IST
Evangelist spews venom against Islam, says its a threat to Christianity, Hindus, Jews

Evangelist spews venom against Islam, says its a threat to Christianity, Hindus, Jews

Sharing a controversial viewpoint on a religion, President of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Franklin Graham on Wednesday made some remarks against Islam, triggering a debate on Twitter.

May 04, 2016, 15:29 PM IST

Polish church, state closer than ever on baptism anniversary

Poland this week marks 1,050 years since its `baptism`, considered its founding event, at a time when the state is closer than ever to the powerful Catholic Church which helped the conservatives return to power and is now reaping the benefits.

Apr 14, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

Strict Indonesian province canes non-Muslim for selling booze

More than 90 percent of Indonesians describe themselves as Muslim, but the vast majority practise a moderate form of the faith.

Apr 13, 2016, 09:53 AM IST
Makeshift prayer hall of Christian community burnt down in Nizamabad

Makeshift prayer hall of Christian community burnt down in Nizamabad

A makeshift prayer hall belonging to the Christian community in Gopanpally village of Nizamabad in Telangana was burnt down by unknown people.

Mar 20, 2016, 10:05 AM IST