Christian Father Killed In India For Faith In Christ

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian father in eastern India has died after he and his wife were forced by angry villagers to spent the night in frigid water because they refused to deny their faith in Jesus Christ, BosNewsLife learned Sunday March 12.

India Christians Mourn Murdered Grandmother As Attacks Continue

BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in central India have begun the New Year in mourning and with concerns about their future after a grandmother was apparently stripped naked, beaten to death and her body burned because her Christian faith was "disturbing the peace" in her village. The incident in the remote village of Dokawaya was the latest in a series of recent incidents in India's Chhattisgarh state, which included the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl.

India Pastor, Pregnant Wife Attacked For Refusing To Praise Hindu god

By BosNewsLife Asia Service indexnowNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Indian pastor and his pregnant wife are reportedly recovering after they were attacked by Hindu militants for refusing to praise a Hindu god.

Christians Injured In India Church Attack

By BosNewsLife Asia Service india1NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in southern India were recovering from injuries after a church was attacked by dozens of Hindu fighters, church members said Wednesday, November 26. Some 25 Hindu fighters broke into the Calvary Apostolic Church congregation in the town of Bangarapet in Karnataka during a church service Sunday, November 23, according to witnesses.

India Church Leaders Condemn Killing Of Leading Activist

By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian Church leaders have condemned the killing of one of India's leading journalists and activists who publicly criticized what she saw as the persecution of Christians and other minorities in the mainly Hindu nation.

India Police Investigate Murder Of Seminary Rector K.J. Thomas

By BosNewsLife Asia Service PRIESTKILLEDBANGALORE, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in India's southwestern city of Bangalore continued searching Thursday, April 4, for murder suspects after the priest and rector of a major Catholic seminary was found beaten to death.

Maldives Deport Indian Teacher For Having Bible

By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Bible teacher has returned to his native India after being deported from the island nation of Maldives for having a Bible in his house, Christians with close knowledge about the situation said.

Hundreds Of Future Missionaries Graduate In India Amid Persecution

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of future missionaries have graduated at a Bible college in India's northern state of Rajasthan and pledged to "die for Christ" if necessary amid expected persecution, a major mission group said.

Groups: ‘India Hindu Militants Attack Children, Villagers, For Christian Faith’

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife India-677649NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Children are among dozens of Christians who have been beaten and driven from their homes in central India by Hindu militants because they refused to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ, activists and Christians have told BosNewslife.

India Church Leaders Alarmed Over Rising Anti-Christian Attacks

By BosNewsLife Asia Service Nama_Moses_518wNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Church leaders in India expressed alarm Tuesday, March 4, over "a dramatic increase" in attacks on Christians in the state of Andhra Pradesh, where in recent weeks one pastor has been murdered, others beaten, and churches demolished.