» 08/27/2011, 00.00
Catholic church attacked in Andhra Pradesh, Bibles and religious objects burned
It is the second case in a few days against a Malankara church after an assault in Pune. Parish of Mother Mary in Secundrabad targeted by extremists. The faithful denounce the attack, but police have not yet identified the culprits. Four years ago the same building targeted by Hindu extremists.
Priest seriously injured in attack against Catholic Church
Hindu fundamentalists attack Christian meeting in Rajasthan
The fundamentalists are coming up with new ways to stop Christians from meeting, says the Bishop of Ajmer-Jaipur. Muslims say they are Fascists backed by the government. Hindu groups say 2004 was a successful year in (forcibly) 'reconverting' people to Hinduism.
Found dead pastor missing in Andhra Pradesh
Non-Violence vs. Fundamentalism in Contemporary India
Card. George Alencherry spoke at the conference organized by Oasis in Sarajevo with the topic "The Temptation of Violence: Religions between War and Reconciliation". "Only secularism 'Indian style', can save the country from religious extremism". The full text of the speech.
Bishop Fernandez: they attack us because they don't know the essence of Christianity
The Secretary of India's episcopal conference remarks on the recent wave of violence against Christians in India: extremists don't know that God is love, something that would leave them dumbfounded. To advance their plans, they indoctrinate poor people with falsehoods. Catholic activist. "a dangerous pattern" passes also through Maharashtra and Rajasathan. Accusations against the BJP.
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