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Crosses broken and cemetery desecrated in Goa due to religious hatred, Mgr Neri Ferrao says
The broken crosses were left on the side of the road. Some 28 niches, five wooden crosses, nine granite crosses, 16 graves and the big entrance cross at the Guardian Angel cemetery were damaged. At a Hindu extremist meeting, a leader said “those who eat cow should be hanged in public,” noted Sajan K George.
Moscow synagogue attacker pleads innocent
If found guilty could face a maximum sentence of life. On Jan. 11, the young man, wielding a knife and shouting "Heil Hitler" attacked worshippers, slashing and stabbing at least 9 people.
30/08/2016 17:47:00 PAKISTAN
Lahore: Christian family forced to flee because of religious hatred
AsiaNews heard the history of Victoria’s family, forced to abandon their hometowns because they are Christian. They moved to Lahore, but here too, Christians endure attitudes of intolerance and hatred against minorities, a far cry from what is said in political proclamations.
25/08/2016 17:50:00 INDONESIA
Muslims and Christians: education and mutual knowledge to end hatred
Suhadi Cholil, a professor with the State Islamic University in Yogyakarta, called on state schools to teach students about religions other their own. For years, others have been working on friendship between Christians and Muslims through curricula and shared life experiences.
Muslim extremists want to eliminate Christians from Sangla Hill
In Friday prayers calls are made for the hanging of Yousaf Masih, a Christian accused of blasphemy. The archbishop of Lahore writes to the governor Punjab describing an increasing tense situation as Christmas approaches.
Punjab school textbooks that incite hatred against minorities should be reviewed, says NCJP
The National Commission for Justice and Peace (MCJP) of the Catholic Church of Pakistan has surveyed many textbooks used in Punjab provincial schools. In order to stop religious extremism and promote peace, schools must be the starting point.
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