how many christians in india

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  • What denomination are most Christians in India?

  • Most Protestant denominations are represented in India, as a result of missionary activities throughout the country. The largest Protestant denomination in the country is the Church of South India, since 1947 a union of Presbyterian, Reformed, Congregational, Methodist, and Anglican congregations with approximately 3.8 million members.

  • What is the actual Christian population in India?

  • Christianity is India’s third-largest religion after Hinduism and Islam, with approximately 28 million followers, constituting 2.3 percent of India’s population (2011 census). Jan 12 2020

  • How did Christianity came to India?

  • According to the tradition of Indian Christians, the Christian faith was introduced to India through conversions by Thomas the Apostle, who is said to have reached the Malabar Coast (Kerala) in 52 AD. According to another tradition Bartholomew the Apostle is credited with simultaneously introducing Christianity along the Konkan Coast.

  • What are Indian Christians called?

  • Alternative Titles: Malabar Christians, Saint Thomas Christians. Thomas Christians, also called St. Thomas Christians or Malabar Christians, indigenous Indian Christian groups who have traditionally lived in Kerala, a state on the Malabar Coast, in southwestern India.