Federation of Indian American Christian Organizations (FIACONA) is a Washington DC based organization of Indian American Christians from all 50 states and Canada, It is a coalition of Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, Pentecostal and independent church organizations of Indian Americans across the United States and Canada.
FIACONA is a voluntary, cultural and charitable organization with an emphasis on advocacy on behalf of persecuted Church in India.
FIACONA is a bridge builder for ecumenical advocacy focused on finding ways to reduce violence against Christians in India.
The Federation counts close to 1,000,000 Indian American Christians among its members living in every single state in the United States and Canada. Besides Indian American Christians, the Federation also counts support from several thousand Christian churches and movements in every single Congressional District across the United States.
Protecting the interest of two thousand year old Christian church in the Union of India; and ensuring its social, cultural and political space remains a priority for FIACONA.
FIACONA was formally launched in 2000 as a reaction to the violence perpetrated by Hindu nationalists against the Christian population all across the Union of India..
- Mr. Koshy George, President - Mr. John Prabhudoss, Chairman
- Dr. Angeline Lazarus, General Secretary
- Dr. Raj Sampson, Joint Secretary
- Mr. Thilak George, Treasurer
- Mr. Mike Massand, Joint-Treasurer
Members At Large:
- Mr. George Abraham
- Rev. Itty Abraham
- Rev. Wilson Jose
- Rev. Johnson Raju
- Mr. Agnelo Gonsalvas
- Dr. Sheba Kulothungan
- Mr. Shibu Thomas
- Mr. Susai Anthony
- Dr. Solomon Christian
- Dr. Verghese Chacko
- Mr. Linus Taylor
- Ms. Radha White
2014 - 2019 John Prabhudoss
2008 - 2014 (Late) Mr. Abraham Mammen
2006 - 2008 (Late) Dr. Joesph Nidiry
2004 - 2006 Rev. Bernard Malik
2001 - 2004 (Late) Dr. Jeyachand Pallekonda
2000 - 2001 Dr. Fred Semendy
Everyone serving in on the Board serve voluntarily. FIACONA does not have any paid employees.
You are invited to join us for an online discussion about: "Christians and Other Religious Minorities in Modi's India".
When: Monday, Oct 19
@ 8:00 PM EST
Guest Speaker: Rev. Prof. Valson Thampu (Retired Principal of St Stephen's College, New Delhi, India
For further details, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
* Minimum college degree from an American university preferably in one of the following disciplines: Law, Political Science, International Development or Journalism. Other disciplines are also welcome.
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Some Major Secular News Outlets in India:
Note: FIACONA offers the above links as a courtesy. FIACONA neither endorses nor part of these organizations.