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The Federation of Indian American Christian Orgaznizations (FIACONA) congratulates Mr. Trump at his innaugation as the 45th President of the United States of America.


FIACONA is looking forward to working with the new Administration in matters that are important for the Indian American Christian community.


FIACONA wishes Mr. Trump and his team, the very best; and prays that they will lead the nation in righteous path and help uphold the dignity of all people both in th US and around the world while remaining a beacon of hope to millions of people.

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Delhi’s arson-hit church rededicated

Jan 15, 2017 Matters India

“We need the courage to face persecution. It can come anytime,” the prelate said while rededicating a church in an eastern extreme of the national capital that was gutted in a mysterious fire more than two years ago.

Police in India Threaten to Fine Christians Attacked by Hindu Extremists

Morningstar News

A month after a crowd of village Hindus in Jharkhand state, India summoned 25 Christians, tied up six of them and beat them with sticks, some of the assailants ran into one of the Christians and asked if he was still worshipping...

Vatican keen to canonize Kandhamal martyrs: Cardinal Gracias

Jan19, 2017 Matters India

The Vatican is keen to consider the canonization of 100 Kandhamal martyrs, says Cardinal Oswald Gracias, archbishop of Mumbai and president of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC).

Secretary of State Nominee Tillerson was asked about India

Jan 11, 2017

Today, Senator from Colorado Mr. Cory Gardner asked Mr. Tillerson, Mr. Trump's nominee for the Secretary of State about the arbirary actions taken by Mr. Modi's government against the Christian NGO

Top 50 Most Dangerous Countries for Christians Ranked in New Report

Jan 11, 2017, Christian Post

Open Doors revealed that persecution rose globally for a third year in a row, with countries in South and Southeast Asia rising rapidly in danger levels, almost matching the severe persecution ...

Persecution in India worsens. Says annual Open Doors report.

Jan 11, 2017 Open Doors USA

Since May 2014, India has been governed by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As a result, radical Hinduism, which was already present under the

Tensions Prompt Cancelation of Christmas Celebrations

Published Originally on Dec 21, 2016

In Manipur state in northeastern India, a curfew has been announced until December 25th and churches are being threatened with dire consequences if they

HIndus and Jews Gain seats in US Congress

Jan 6, 2017 PTI/Hindustan Times

In the new US Congress, Hindusism and Buddhism, each having three members jointly share the third spot in terms of religious ranking of US Congress, according to Pew Research Center

Chhattisgarh nun gangrape case: Court acquits two accused over lack of evidence

Jan 5, 2017, Hindustan Times

A local court in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday acquitted two men accused of raping a 48-year-old Christian nun in Raipur in June 2015, citing lack of evidence

Christmas attacks confirm threats facing Christians in India

Dec 30, Crux Now

Four separate incidents of violence and intimidation around Christmas time illustrates that India’s powerful militant Hindu national movements continue to make life increasingly difficult for the country’s Christian

Vandals raid a church in the state of UP, injured 6, allege forced conversions

Dec 30, 2016 Times of India

GORAKHPUR: Six people were injured when a group of about 60 alleged Hindu activists attacked a church on Thursday .The activists claimed that the church was forcibly converting Hindus to Christianity.

Serious spike in hostilities reported in the second half of December leading upto Christmas across India.

Dec 25, 2016,

It is estimated that for every incident reported, there are at least 6 to 10 incidents of violence against christians goes unreported. Here are some of the incidents we were able to learn abou

Chhattisgarh nun gangrape case: Court acquits two accused over lack of evidence

Jan 5, 2017 Hindustan Times

A local court in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday acquitted two men accused of raping a 48-year-old Christian nun in Raipur in June 2015, citing lack of evidence produced by the police

It is time to repeal the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) of India: Opinion

Dec 26, The Hindu

The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, is nothing more than a tool to keep ‘errant’ civil society organisations on a tight leash. An autonomous, self-regulatory agency for NGOs..

Attacks on Christian community stoke fears ahead of Christmas in the state of Rajasthan.

Dec 20, 2016 Hindustan Times

Three attacks on Christian events in the state has stoked fears among Christians, about how safe Christmas will be.

Members of a right-wing Hindu group attacked a Christian function in Sriganganagar

A Silver Lining: Sr. Nirmala Carvalho says despite violence against Christians from radical groups, the civil society is still tolerant.

Dec 26, 2016 Crux Now

Although India’s increasingly hard-line Hindu nationalist movements can often make life difficult for religious minorities, ...

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