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Mumbai, A Way of the Cross against persecution of Christians
In St. Andrew's parish (Bandra West), the faithful will also stage an exhibition informing of recent attacks on churches and communities. Last week the Archbishop and members of the local clergy have discussed the situation with the National Minorities Commission.
Mosul, anti-Christian violence: two murders and a kidnapping in 24 hours
The Christian community is once again under attack from armed gangs, while the government does nothing to stop the attacks. In two raids two traders killed, a third man injured. “A large sum of money” demanded for the kidnapped Christians. Christian leader in Erbil: political ties between the expulsion of Christians from Iraq and the recent carnage in Baghdad.
Delhi, more attacks on the Church as Catholic school targeted
It is the sixth aggression in three months perpetrated against the capital’s Christian community. The new chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, of the anti-corruption party: "This kind of action will not be tolerated." Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC): "Public order is getting worse in Delhi".
Karnataka, a march against the persecution of Christians in memory of Gandhi
Marking the Day of the martyrdom of Gandhi, the Christian minority march silently to demand the government stop the attacks against them. In 2009 alone, over 159 registered attacks on churches and believers, 72 in Karnataka.
Indian Christians suffer persecution on Christmas day
The worst episodes of anti-Christian violence occurred in Punjab and Chhatisgarh, where Hindu nationalist groups have threatened those who celebrate the birth of Christ.
Christians attacked, BJP administration backs fundamentalists, Bishop of Orissa says
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants to discredit the Congress Party. An anti-conversion law is set to be approved in Rajasthan.
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