On October 6th, 2019 the Twitter account, NoConversion, demanded to know why every hospital in India had a sizable number of nurses from Kerala’s Christian community. …


The Christian struggle for female autonomy among Tamil Catholics has been a long and arduous one where Christian values clashed against the aggressive notion that father’s ought to have total control of the marital decisions of their daughters. The struggle for the annihilation of caste was more complicated as it…


A watercolor depiction from the 19th century of Tamil Roman Catholics celebrating the Feast of the Assumption. The procession features several golden chariots which carry the Virgin Mary.

In the later nineteenth century, throughout south India and across all denominations, a new form of Christian conversion was occurring: large scale, group rather than individual, and by members of “low” and especially “untouchable” castes (or dalits). Between 1851 and 1871 the number of Protestant Christians in the Madras Presidency…


South Asia’s 50 million Christians have many stories to tell owing to our long history and diverse backgrounds. …


Four Bollywood movies which utilize the ‘hypersexualized Christian woman’ trope

Bollywood has a problem when it comes to how it depicts Indian-Christian women, who are frequently portrayed as one-dimensional character defined entirely by their hyper-sexual behavior. This promiscuous caricature is often contrasted against a traditional and chaste Hindu women. …


Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889–1929) was an Indian-Christian ascetic who travelled and preached on Christianity throughout South Asia and the West. Born into a Punjabi-Sikh family his initial hatred of Christianity was strong he once burned a Bible out of spite.

His conversion came after a spiritual experience in which Jesus…


The Pakistani-Christian community has played a major role in the development of the post-independence Pakistani armed forces (army, navy and air force). …


On May 6, 1998, Bishop John Joseph shot himself in the front of the Sessions Court in Sahiwal, Pakistan to protest the country’s blasphemy law which were being weaponized and misused against the country’s minority communities. His death sent shockwaves throughout the country. The Bishop’s suicide made him an instant…


Pakistani-Christian woman attends Christmas Mass in Islamabad, Pakistan in 2016.

Pakistan is home to 2,100,000 Christians, of which three quarters live in the state of Punjab. The community has a history that goes back centuries and has made numerous contributions to the country’s military, education and healthcare system. However, little is known about the community itself. This series seeks to…


The Indian Christian community has made disproportionate contributions to the Indian freedom struggle and many other causes meant to uplift the people of India. However the contributions of Indian women to these struggles are often ignored or forgotten. …

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