Church of North India

 

New moderator elected for the Church of North India

Deputy Moderator PC Singh, BIshop in Jabalpur, elected moderator by the 16th General Synod in New Delhi

 

Indian Supreme Court bans appeals to religious solidarity by politicians

The Supreme Court of India delivered a decision on 2 January 2017 that an appeal by a political candidate to vote or refrain from voting on grounds of caste, race, community or religion amounts to corrupt practices.

 

India to secularize family law code

Proposals to have a single law for all regardless of religion

 

Bishop's rights and powers end with death, Bombay High Court rules

The High Court has handed down an employment law decision arising from a dispute between the Church of North India and the family of a deposed bishop

 

Bishop denounces illegal land enclosures

Moderator of the Church of North India calls upon the government to protect untouchables driven from village commons

 

New govt sparks hopes that compensation will be paid for church school fires

A change in government in Kashmir has prompted hope from Anglican leaders that past promises made by the state to rebuild a church school destroyed by a Muslim mob will be honored.

 

Christian leaders reject call to join forces with Hindu nationalists

Christian leaders in India have rejected the offer of the RSS to form a Christian forum within the militant Hindu organization.

 

Bicentennial services for Diocese of Calcutta

The President of India marked the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Diocese of Calcutta with a ceremony held on 14 Dec 2015 at St Paul’s Cathedral.

 

Primates of the Anglican Communion -- Moderator of the Church of North India

The Most Rev. Pradeep Kumar Samantaroy, Moderator of the Church of North India and Bishop in Amritsar.

 

Police harassment of Christians reported in North India

Two priest of the Church of North India have been arrested by police in the northern Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, charged with proselytizing Hindus.

 

Murder at Delhi Anglican school

Police are investigating the murders of two security guards at an Anglican school in New Delhi as a possible sectarian crime