‘We Just Want You to Live’ — How Christians Are Saving Lives Amid India’s COVID Crisis

For the world’s second most populous nation, losses to COVID-19 have been staggering. However, prominent Christian figures in India say the church is leading the way in saving lives.

At the Good Shepherd Health facility in Hyderabad, Telangana, India, Dr. Beryl D'Souza-Vali, wearing personal protective equipment, sees a patient
At the Good Shepherd Health facility in Hyderabad, Telangana, India, Dr. Beryl D'Souza-Vali, wearing personal protective equipment, sees a patient. (Photo: (Courtesy of Instagram/DFN)

For the world’s second most populous nation, COVID-19 has been staggering. But leaders in India say the church is working on the frontlines.

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Written by Josh M. Shepherd

Josh M. Shepherd writes on culture, faith, and public policy issues for media outlets including The Stream, Religion & Politics, The Federalist, and Christianity Today. A graduate of the University of Colorado, he previously worked on staff at The Heritage Foundation and Focus on the Family. You can find him on Twitter @joshmshep. Josh and his wife live in the Washington, D.C., area with their son.

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