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While All Eyes Are on Afghanistan, Brutality Against Christians Increases in Pakistan

09/09/2021 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – Christians in Pakistan claim that brutality against their minority is increasing daily. Private Facebook groups are filled with video evidence that Christians are under constant duress from the Muslim majority. Posts show injuries of entire families attacked by radicals, and captions say that neither Christian girls nor Christian settlements or… Read More

Sri Lankan cardinal condemns premier’s Vatican visit

Cardinal Ranjith alleges the prime minister will attempt to mislead the pope over the Easter attacks probe UCA News reporter, Colombo  Published: September 09, 2021 07:17 AM GMT An outspoken Sri Lankan cardinal has criticized the prime minister and foreign affairs minister for their visit to the Vatican and their attempt to meet with Pope… Read More

Indian Jesuit priests return home safely from Afghanistan

Four Missionaries of Charity nuns are also safe after being evacuated to Rome UCA News reporter Published: September 09, 2021 05:21 AM GMT Four Missionaries of Charity nuns and two Indian Jesuit priests stranded in trouble-torn Afghanistan after the Taliban took control have been moved to safety. Missionaries of Charity, a religious order of women… Read More

India’s Eastern Church warns of false media campaign

Synod decision is only about uniform Eucharistic celebration and every diocese is free to follow its faith practices UCA News reporter, Kochi Published: September 09, 2021 09:10 AM GMT The Eastern-rite Syro-Malabar Church has cautioned its faithful against falling prey to a false media campaign on implementation of uniform Eucharistic celebration in all its 35… Read More

Lynching threats to Muslims: India books ‘unidentified’ people even as footage shows participants

August 26, 2021 New Delhi: Violent protests were held at New Delhi by Hindus including BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay against construction of Haj house and separate family law calling openly for a slaughter of Muslims in India. India continues its human rights violations in the name of Hindutva regime. PM Modi is determinedly pursuing policies… Read More

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Afghan Christians Pledge to Continue God’s Work in Afghanistan

08/26/2021 Afghanistan (International Christian Concern) – According to the Union of Catholic Asian News (UCAN), Afghan Christians have pledged to continue “God’s work” in Afghanistan following the Taliban’s takeover of the country. In a video published by Global Catalyst Ministries, an Afghan Christian pleads for Christians across the world to not forget the underground church in… Read More

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