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February 21, 2019

Christian Beheaded for His Faith in Orissa, India

A Christian evangelical man was beheaded in Orissa because of his faith. Shibu Thomas, founder of the Persecution Relief network that deals with defending discriminated Christians […]
February 20, 2019

Jailing of Jehovah’s Witnesses Ushers in Return of Religious Persecution in Putin’s Russia

The jailing and six-year prison sentence handed down to Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia has been widely condemned by the international community, including the EU, The New […]
February 19, 2019

Two Million Muslims Attend Bishwa Ijtema to Pray for Peace

At least two million Muslims, including some 5,000 from 50 other countries, took part in the final prayer of the Bishwa Ijtema (global congregation), the largest […]
February 18, 2019

Jews in Mumbai Find New Ways to Keep Religious Traditions Alive

Two weeks ago, Mumbai’s Jewish community inaugurated the restored Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue in Kala Ghoda, Hindustan Times reports. The synagogue is among the two in the […]
February 16, 2019

Hindus Oppose German Missionary’s Statue in Indian Parish

Members of a Hindu group are up in arms over a statue of a German Jesuit priest outside an Indian Catholic church, claiming that the missionary […]
February 15, 2019

Christianity Crackdown: Mob Attacks Prayer Meeting – Several Injured as Bibles Destroyed

Six Christians were badly injured in an attack by Hindu radicals when a mob of 25 thugs stormed a small prayer gathering in India’s Uttar Pradesh […]