Churches in India are today closing around 30,000 of their educational institutions across the country to protest against continuing attacks by mobs of Hindu militants in the country's eastern state of Orissa.
An international church development agency is asking children in India to play an active role in the battle against climate change by getting their communities involved in the struggle for a fully sustainable future.
Despite the global credit crunch, social entrepreneurs are continuing to invest in hope. Oikocredit – one of the leading financiers of microfinance – has decided to pay a dividend of 2% to its members for the 15th year in a row.
An Indian Christian university says its goal is to provide quality job-oriented education that will also meet the needs of the healthcare and social service work of the churches in the world's second most populous nation.
A deep-rooted caste divide among Christians in India's southern Tamil Nadu state has come to the fore after two Catholics were killed at Eraiyur due to police firing during a clash between upper-caste and Dalit church members.
Recent religious conflict in the Indian state of Orissa has been aided by the aggressive evangelising of missionaries from outside the region, says an official with the largest traditional Protestant denomination in northern India.
Terrorism, oppression and violence has been declared un-Islamic by around 20,000 Muslim leaders following a scholars' meeting at an Indian madrassa, according to a senior cleric quoted in The Times newspaper in the UK.
Sikhs from across the world will be joining in support of a peace march in New Delhi, India, today to protest against a French secularity law that bans the wearing of sacred turbans in schools and other work places throughout the country.
In the Indian State of Orissa's Kandhamal district, residents say it is hard not to be afraid. The ash heaps and metal frames are all that remain of the contents of the two-storied office of World Vision, a Christian development organization.