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-India: Nun Serving Leprosy Patients to Be Kicked Out?

Monday, July 25th, 2011

                                  (Map of India via Wikipedia) A 63-year-old British nun who has been caring for leprosy patients for over 30 years in Bangalore is apparently being forced out of the country today since the Indian state government refused to extend her resident permit and gave no reasons for their denial. Sr. Jacqueline Jean McEwan, whom […]

-India: Christians Still facing Oppression in Orissa

Friday, November 12th, 2010

                                          (Orissa via Wikipedia) It has been two years since 50,000 Christians were kicked from their homes in a rampage that resulted in over 100 killed, 4,640 houses burned, 252 churches and 13 Christian schools destroyed. according to a recent report: “Despite the state administration’s claim of normalcy a state of lawlessness and utter fear […]

-India Court: Muslims and Hindus Must Divide Up Holy Site

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

(Babri Mosque -destroyed in 1992 via Wikipedia) An Indian court ruled Thursday that the historical holy site at Ayodhya, India must be divided up between the Muslims and Hindus. The disputed 64-acre site has been the scene of many a conflict and controversy between Hindus and Muslims. The Hindus believe that it is the birthplace […]

-India: Attack on Christian Relief Camp in Orissa

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

(Orissa High Court by souravdas via Flickr) Hindu radicals attacked a Christian relief camp in Kandhamal, Orissa, India on Monday night  injuring a few in the process. The authorities are supposed to be protecting the Christians until the Indian elections are completed this month. One of the major reasons cited for Hindu persecution of Christians […]