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Delhi: crèche destroyed by fire in a Catholic church
The police closed the case. The clergyman blames arson because CCTV videos show something being poured on the crèche. For Christian leader, this is "a serious violation of the secular credentials of the Indian Constitution."
Karnataka, a priest and four Christians are beaten
A group of Hindu fundamentalists carried out an unprovoked attack on the Christians as they waited to carry out medical tests. Following the beating they were dragged to the police who wanted to arrest them. Currently they have been hospitalized under shock.
Vandals destroy glass windows and statues in a church in Bangalore
The attack takes place one year from the violence in Orissa and Karnataka. Last year there were 112 attacks, this year already 20. The police have orders to shoot on sight.
Attack against Udaipur sisters "targeted all missionaries"
The bishop of the diocese told AsiaNews he is "worried" because violence against Christians in Rajasthan "is increasing all the time". The spokesman of the bishops' conference: "We have never broken the law and proselytism charges are unfounded".
Conversions and missionaries: our society's greatest threat, says Hindu leader
Speaking in the heart of the newly set up diocese of Jashpur, the BJP chairman launched an umpteenth attack against missionaries, "corrupters of the poor". The Indian Church countered: "It's easy to put the blame for all society's ills on a small, defenceless community."
Lepers protest Gujarat decision to stop sisters running hospital
The sick people fear they will once again have to face marginalization and rejection. The government says this is but an administrative decision that does not arise from Hindutva ideological motives.
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