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Religious freedom issues precede Pompeo visit to India

India (MNN) — Indian officials reject recent accusations issued by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). In its annual report, the USCIRF accuses India of persecuting religious minorities and trying to force Hinduism as a national identity. Dr. David Curry leads Open Doors USA, a religious freedom watchdog …

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Shifting women’s roles in India

India (MNN) – Gender inequality in India has historically been a problem. Women have had low statuses and been persecuted. Yet, in recent years, women are being more empowered and even put in places of leadership. The Foundation of Persecution Against Women World Mission’s Greg Kelley says at the foundation …

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Of Cyclone Fani, Aftermath and Recovery in India

(Photo by NASA – Terra MODIS Satellite – https://worldview.earthdata.nasa.gov, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=78667390) India (MNN) – India learned from the bitter lessons of 1999 when a super cyclone struck Odisha (formerly known as Orissa) and killed 10,000 people, mostly in Odisha state. Upon learning that another massive storm was aiming straight …

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India goes to the polls

BJP Flag(Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) India (MNN) — India is playing host to the biggest democratic election in history, with some 600-900 million registered voters setting the course of history. Joe Handley mentors Christian leaders in both Nepal and India. He says the make-up of India’s Parliament is at …

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India Partners points ahead to World Water Day 2019

India (MNN) — A report released earlier this month by UNICEF states one-third of the world’s impoverished children live in India. Even though India’s economy is growing and likely to overtake the United States’ by 2030, hundreds of millions of Indian children lack essentials like food and clean water. Sickness …

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India: of persecution, politics and prayer

India (MNN) — Vandals in India’s Telangana State burned a church to the ground February 2nd. This incident is but one of hundreds taking place daily. Although there are 64 million Christians, persecution in India is at its highest level in 70 years, a new report warns. A religious rights …

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