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Apr 26, 2019
Road to Colombo's CarnageIslam, Christianity and Colonialism collided with greed in the Indian Ocean, creating an ideological storm that is far from spent. Islam arrived on the island around 9CE, and local monarchs encouraged the traders to marry into the community. But the arrival of European powers in 1505 gave rise to the anti-Muslim hostility
Dec 25, 2018
Christmas celebrations: Birthday of Jesus Christ celebrated with fervour and cheer across India; prayers held in churches at midnightChristmas was celebrated across the nation on Tuesday with traditional fervour and merrymaking. Prayers and worship services were held at churches since Christmas Eve to celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Jul 11, 2017
No GST on free food supplied by religious institutions, govt clarifiesClarifying on media reports that suggested that GST would be levied on free food supplied in anna kshetras run by religious institutions, a finance ministry statement said "this is completely untrue. No GST is applicable on such food supplied free".
Jun 25, 2017
US Supreme Court to decide on govt funding for religious entities; travel ban judgment on the horizonThe US Supreme Court is set to rule on Monday in a religious rights case involving limits on public funding for churches and other religious entities.
May 04, 2017
Donald Trump to sign order promoting religious liberty, grants churches more powersPresident Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order on Thursday that could allow churches and other religious organisations to become more active politically, according to administration officials.
Jul 02, 2015
Six African-American churches have burned down since Charleston massacreIn the two weeks after a racially motivated massacre claimed lives of nine African-Americans, at least six predominantly African-American churches in south US had been burnt down, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.
Jul 01, 2015
Police silent on securing religious sites apart from churches: Centre tells Delhi HCThe Centre told Delhi HC that while police has taken steps to ensure safety of churches, it was "silent" on the issue of protecting other religious places.
Mar 16, 2015
Christians riot in Lahore after twin bombings at churches leave 10 deadRiots erupted in Lahore after blasts at two churches killed 10. Here are some images
Jan 18, 2015
Protest against Charlie Hebdo in Niger: At least 10 people killed, churches and bars torchedAt least 10 people have been killed in protests in Niger over the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's depiction of the Prophet Muhammad.
Dec 25, 2014
China tightens church control ahead of Christmas, razes some worship placesIn China provincial authorities have toppled crosses from more than 400 churches, and even razed some worship halls in a province-wide crackdown on building code violations.