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Rights group calls for justice for 76-year-old Christian in Pakistan

"The growing militancy and intolerance in society must be addressed urgently by the state," Mughal emphasized.

Mob attacks Christian family in Pakistan over false blasphemy accusations

The incident occurred in the early morning when a mob invaded the home and shoe factory of Nazir Gill Masih in Gillwala Mujahid colony

Indian bishops condemn Hindu group’s attack on Catholic school and priest

The ecumenical Christian forum said it “condemns with great sorrow and deep concern” the “atrocious attack.” 

Report reveals surge in hate crimes against Christians in India

Christians faced a "threat to life" for practicing their faith in 19 out of 28 states, according to the United Christian Forum (UCF)

Pope Francis condemns attacks in Burkina Faso

In a telegram delivered by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, Pope Francis expressed his deep sorrow and offered condolences

Attacks on mosque, church kill dozens in Burkina Faso

The two attacks struck on Sunday in different regions of the junta-ruled country caught for several years in a spiral of jihadist violence

Religious tensions escalate as Catholic school faces allegations ahead of Indian...

The recent controversy centers around St. Gerosa English School, managed by the Sisters of Maria Bambina in Mangalore, Karnataka

Caritas Philippines condemns bombing that kills at least 4, injures 42...

The blast occurred during the celebration of the Holy Mass in Dimaporo Gymnasium in Mindanao State University on the First Sunday of Advent

In India, radical Hindus aim to ‘divide and rule’

Despite their small numbers, Christians are often the target of attacks and even laws which aim to hinder their evangelization work

Controversial televangelist sparks outrage in Sri Lanka

Pastor Jerome Fernando ignited a storm of controversy in Sri Lanka with derogatory statements targeting Buddha and other religions

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