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Bloody Christmas Attacks on Christians in India

At least 18 incidents of violence against Christians were reported in India during the Christmas season, according to the Religious Liberty Commission (RLC) of the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI).

Kidnapped Indian Church Pastor Beheaded

A 46-year-old Pentecostal church pastor who was kidnapped in the eastern state of Jharkhand, India, has been found dead with his head severed.

30 Pastors Arrested for Singing Carols in Madhya Pradesh

In excess of 30 priests who were singing Christmas carols in Madhya Pradesh village of India were arrested on Thursday after a Hindu nationalist group accused them of forcibly converting Hindus.  

India: Hindu Extremists Attack Pastor

Pastor Banothu Sevya was in a coma for 48 hours after the drunken Hindu extremists beat him in Govindapuram, on the outskirts of Jamandlapalli village.

Indian Priest Released 18 Months After Abduction

The Indian Priest was abducted by militants in March 2016 when they attacked the home, killing 16 people, including four nuns.

Christian Persecution in India Hits Record High

The first quarter of 2017 saw a total of 248 persecution incidents wherein Christians were harassed, threatened or attacked for their faith in India.

India: Pastor Shot to Death Outside His Church

The pastor of a church in Ludhiana, India, was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants outside The Temple of God Church at Salem Tabri locality.