Christians not in favour of anti-conversion law

Delhi Archbishop on Thursday said the Christian community was not in favour of any anti-conversion legislation and called the 'Ghar Wapsi' campaign of certain RSS-linked outfits a "threat" to peace and harmony.

Converted Christians return to Hindu fold in Bihar

Three of the dozen Hindus who converted to Christianity in two Bihar villages have returned to the Hindu fold after they were threatened with a social boycott, an official said on Thursday.

Over 70 Hindus allegedly converted to Christianity in UP

Over 70 Hindus have been allegedly converted to Christianity in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district. While district officials are probing the matter, a suspect from an outfit called India Hope Center has been arrested, police said.

Aligarh: Dharm Jagran Samiti calls off conversion drive on 25th Dec

The mass conversion scheduled to be held on December 25 in Aligarh by Dharm Jagran Samiti has been called off.

Monitoring reports of mass conversion in India: US

The US has said it was monitoring the situation closely in India after media reports regarding alleged coercion in mass conversions in the country.

Hindus 'converted' to Christianity in Bihar village

Five poor Hindus, including three women, reportedly converted to Christianity at Barohiya village in this Bihar district, but later said they had gone to attend a prayer meeting in a church.

Muslim `apostates` come out of hiding in Europe

A number of Muslims in Europe are publicly abandoning their religion to become Christians or agnostics despite their former community`s taboo against such acts.

Pope says Big Bang theory does not contradict Christianity

Pope Francis Monday said the "Big Bang" theory as a model for the origin of the Universe "does not rule out the intervention of a divine Creator, but rather demands it" and that "the origin of the world is not a product of chaos, but is derived directly from the supreme power that created love."

Rare clean-shaven Christ unearthed in Spain

 Archaeologists say they have found one of the earliest pictures ever of Jesus Christ, sporting an unusual clean-shaven, short-haired look, on an old glass plate unearthed in southern Spain.

Citizen can declare that he does not belong to any religion: HC

 

Mumbai: In a significant judgement, the Bombay High Court has held that the government cannot compel any person to declare his religion in any document, form or declaration.

Christian leaders express concern over reconversion incidents

A delegation of Christian leaders on Sunday expressed concern over two incidents in the last one week connected to the "reconversion" of people from Christianity to Hinduism.

Goa deputy CM apologises for Hindu nation remark

Goa`s Deputy Chief Minister Francis D`Souza Monday apologized for his comment that India was already a Hindu nation.

Sudanese court orders release of woman sentenced to death for changing faith

A Sudanese court on Monday ordered the release of a 27-year-old woman who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity, the state news agency said.

I`m not a Buddhist: Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr has denied long-running rumours that she is practices Buddhism.

North Korea frees Australian Christian missionary

North Korea freed an Australian missionary who had been jailed for promoting Christianity on Monday, releasing a picture of a handwritten confession by the elderly man who was arrested last month.

Pakistani man challenges Christian Divorce Act in court

A Pakistani man today challenged the nearly 150-year-old Christian Divorce Act in a court so that he could separate from his wife without accusing her of adultery.

The Daniel plan—a new diet from the Bible

The latest diet which is gaining popularity in the US is inspired by a noble Jew who lived over 2600 years ago during the reign of the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar.

Buddhism, Christianity share goals: Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama has told Mexicans that Christianity and Buddhism coincide in their pursuit of human happiness.

Ex-pope Benedict denies covering up sexual abuse

Former Pope Benedict has denied that he tried to cover up sexual abuse of children by Roman Catholic priests, in his first direct published comments since he stepped down.

Pope urges `mutual respect` with Islam in personal

Pope Francis called on Friday for "mutual respect" between Christianity and Islam and an end to "unfair criticism" in a personal message congratulating Muslims on the feast of Eid al-Fitr.