Singaporean teen found guilty of offending Christians

A Singapore court on Tuesday found a teenager guilty of offending Christians and spreading an obscene image in an online post that also carried comments celebrating the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew.

No govt initiative for anti-conversion law: Rijiju

Government has not taken any initiative for framing an anti-conversion law in the country, Rajya Sabha was told on Wednesday.

PIL on attacks on churches in Delhi: HC seeks Centre's reply

Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Centre on a PIL seeking protection of religious rights of Christians and an SIT probe into the recent attacks on churches in the national capital.

Vatican urges action to tackle climate change
Vatican urges action to tackle climate change

After making headlines on gay marriage, contraception and abortion, Pope Francis and the Catholic Church are now gearing up to tackle another contentious issue: global warming.

Malaysia orders probe after protest forces church to take down cross

 Malaysia has ordered an investigation into a protest by Muslim demonstrators who forced a small church in the capital to take down its cross, the latest sign of growing religious tension in the multiracial Southeast Asian nation.

Ethiopia to hold national mourning after IS kills Christians

 Ethiopia will hold three days of national mourning for Ethiopian Christians killed by Islamic State militants in Libya, the government said Monday.

ISIS beheading video: Christians were threatened to accept Islam or face death
ISIS beheading video: Christians were threatened to accept Islam or face death

Two months after the Islamic State beheaded 21 Egyptian Christians at a beach in Libya, the ISIS has released a new video showing similar execution of dozens of Christians – this time Ethiopians.

IS shows purported executions in Libya of Ethiopia Christians

The Islamic State group on Sunday released a video purportedly showing the execution of some 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya.

Ethiopia condemns Libya killings, not sure if its citizens

Ethiopia said on Sunday it had not been able to verify that about 30 people shown in a video being shot and beheaded by Islamic State in Libya were Ethiopian Christians, but said it condemned the "atrocious act."

PIL in HC on attacks on churches in Delhi

A PIL has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking protection of religious rights of Christians and a "court-monitored SIT probe" into the recent attacks on churches in the national capital.

Migrants 'throw' fellow passengers overboard in religion row: Italian police
Migrants 'throw' fellow passengers overboard in religion row: Italian police

Italian police said Thursday they had arrested a group of African migrants after witnesses said they threw 12 passengers overboard following a row about religion on a boat headed to Europe.

Hindu leader for restricting Muslim, Christian population

 A leader of Hindu Mahasabha on Saturday stoked a controversy saying Muslims and Christians must undergo sterilisation to restrict their growing population which was posing a threat to Hindus.

Centre using Mizoram as 'gubernatorial dumping ground': MZP

Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), the apex Mizo students' body, has accused the Centre of using Mizoram as a "gubernatorial dumping ground" and submitted a memorandum to visiting President Pranab Mukherjee in this regard.

'Good for Christians if Hindus avoid convent schools'

 Caitu Silva, a legislator of the ruling alliance in Goa, on Wednesday sarcastically said that if Hindus do not want to send their children to minority institution-run convent schools, then Catholic students would stand a better chance of admission.

Don't ignore killing of Christians: Pope to world

Pope Francis on Monday again pressed the international community to do something about the killing of Christians in several parts of the world and not "look the other way."

Christians take out Easter rally in Kolkata

 With greetings and wishes, around 6,000 Christians walked in different parts of the city to spread the message of peace and love on the occasion of Easter on Sunday.

Meghalaya celebrates Easter

Christians in Meghalaya today celebrated Easter to mark the resurrection of Jesus Christ, with religious fervour.

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Pope condemns indifference to jihadist atrocities against Christians

Pope Francis condemned indifference and "complicit silence" to jihadist attacks on Christians as he presided over Easter ceremonies in the wake of a massacre of nearly 150 people at a Kenyan university by Shebab Islamists.

Goa Archbishop greets Christians on Easter eve

Archbishop of Goa and Daman Fr Filipe Neri Ferrao on Saturday extended greetings to Christians on the occasion of Easter tomorrow and hoped the festival will promote inter-community harmony which is essential for the nation's progress.