Niger's Christians try to forgive on first Easter after church attacks

Thousands of Christians across Niger tried to forgive and move on as they celebrated the first Easter since their churches were torched during deadly riots spurred by the publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed.

Mass prayers held to mark Good Friday

Good Friday, the day on which Jesus Christ was crucified, is being observed today across the country.

MHA may order probe to find if any pattern is behind attacks on churches, school in Delhi

In the backdrop of attacks on some churches in Delhi and vandalisation of a Christian school on Friday, the Home Ministry may order a thorough probe into all these incidents to find whether any particular group or organisation was involved in it.

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Christian school vandalism: PM Modi summons Delhi police chief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday summoned Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi in the wake of vandalisation of a prominent Christian school in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar area and directed him to come down hard against those involved in such attacks.

'Two churches burned in Niger as Charlie Hebdo protests rage'

At least two churches were torched in Niger's capital today as protests raged on against the publication of a Prophet Mohammed cartoon - considered as un-Islamic by Muslims - by a French weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Niger crowd sets fire to churches in anti-Charlie Hebdo protest

A protest in Niger against French magazine Charlie Hebdo turned violent on Friday as demonstrators set fire to churches and raided shops run by Christians, residents said.

Conversion row: Additional security sought for Aligarh churches on Christmas eve

Amid the proposed mass conversion ceremony by leaders of an Aligarh-based outfit here on December 25, the Christian community has sought for additional security for their churches in the city.

Hundreds of thousands of evangelicals march in Rio

Hundreds of thousands of evangelical Christians held a "March for Jesus" Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, a show of their churches` growing heft in the world`s largest Roman Catholic country.

US warns of `specific terrorist threat` to Uganda churches

Churches in the Ugandan capital face a "specific terrorist threat", the US embassy has warned, amid a wave of attacks in east Africa blamed on Islamist insurgents.

Churches in Mizoram urge EC to change poll schedule in state

The Mizoram Kohhran Hruaitute Committee, a conglomerate of leaders of 13 major churches in Mizoram has asked the Election Commission to change the dates of polling and counting of votes for the state Assembly polls.

Two Old Goa churches ban tourists during religious service

Two of Goa`s prime churches have disallowed tourists during religious service during the ongoing Holy Week, which will culminate in Easter on Sunday.

UK ‘gay couples’ given green light for church weddings

British gay couples have given the green light to marry in churches under new plans due to be unveiled by the UK Government next week.

Goa vacancies to be advertised through churches

Goa government has decided to circulate the advertisement of its vacancies through religious establishments and NGOs.

Indonesia: 20 churches face demolition

The core of the problem is the contradictory regulations between 2007 gubernatorial decree and 2006 joint ministerial decree.

British gays to be allowed to wed in churches

Church of England has no intention of opening its own churches for same-sex couples to register their partnerships.

All Goa churches soon to follow dress code

After Goa`s oldest church, other churches in the state could soon follow suit and impose a rigid dress code for tourists visiting their premises.

Chinese churches petition Parliament for religious reform

United States has sharply criticised China for its crackdown on dissent.

Egypt to lift restrictions on building churches

Building churches has sometimes led to sectarian clashes with Muslims.

Britain considering `gay marriage` in churches

Under current rules, ceremonies cannot contain religious elements.