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    Lausanne leader says future is bright for world Christianity

    Maria MackayThere are great challenges before the global church but also great opportunities, the chairman of The Lausanne Movement said last night. Doug Birdsall told thousands of evangelicals at the opening ceremony of Cape Town 2010 that conversation on a global scale was required if Christians were to find solutions to the problems facing the

    Archbishop Williams ‘concerned’ over violence against Christians

    John Malhotra The head of the Anglican Communion worldwide has expressed concern over the increase in violence against Christian minorities in the country. On his visit to Kolkatta on Saturday, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, said he would speak with leaders of other religious communities urging them to shun violence and promote peace.

    Christian Aid’s £50k helps cyclone-hit Andhra

    Christian Aid has sent £50,000 to help its partners respond after cyclone Laila hit the coast of southern India’s Andhra Pradesh state on Thursday 20 May. The category one cyclone unleashed heavy rains and 65mph winds across 777 villages. Twenty seven people have been killed and more than one million have been affected. Thanks to

    Christian council condemns Maoist train attack; over 60 dead

    By: Dibin Samuel The Bengal Christian Council (BCC) today condemned the Maoist attack on Mumbai-bound Gyaneswari Express that killed at least 65 people in West Bengal’s Midnapore district. “We are very grieved to learn of the tragedy this morning. The attack by the Maoists which resulted in loss of lives must be condemned in the

    Wycliffe, DOOR to translate Bible for deaf people

    Wycliffe Associates and a ministry to the deaf have announced a new partnership to translate the Bible into sign language for the millions of people who do not have access to the Scriptures. Deaf Opportunity Outreach International (DOOR) will work with Wycliffe Bible Translators and teams of deaf translators from various nations to bring the

    Maoists killed Saraswati to get support from Christians

     BHUBANESWAR: Maoists might have killed VHP leader Laxamananda Saraswati for securing support of the minority Christians and expand their network in Orissa’s Kandhamal district, the Commission probing the murder was informed here today.  “Maoists might have killed Saraswati to get the support of Christians,” former Inspector in-Charge of Kotgarh police station H K Pradhan told Justice