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Nepal, Hindus to government: Give the land to the Christians to bury their dead
Hundreds of people, of both religions, attended the funeral of the Catholic Rajendra Rai, his body was cremated because the authorities still have not granted land for Christian cemeteries. The support of ethnic minorities and of the Hindu majority.
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Catholic college closed down in Madhya Pradesh. Bishop of Sagar: They want to drive out Christians
The college has been hosting the poor tribal students of the area for 20 years. The Church legally bought the property and the documents are in order. Bishop Anthony Chirayath: "False accusation of having converted 200 people". Archbishop Cornelio: "Nationalists want tribals to return to the Hindu religion. But they have not been converted. "
Kathmandu: Christians have no right to a cemetery
The measure, which was to "preserve the sanctity of the soil near the Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath" compels a minority to seek burial sites concealed in the forest or near the rivers. Christian leader: "We fear that the Nepalese Hindu faith profane our graves." The government does not respond to the requests of the faithful.
Nepali Hindus and Christians: false allegations of forced conversions to Christianity
Hindu monarchists declare one million conversions from Hinduism to Christianity since the fall of the monarchy. Religious leaders of both faiths accuse the Hindu extremist parties of exploiting religion to gain support.
Christian politicians ask Nepalese Prime Minister Khanal for land to bury the dead
The representatives of Christian communities want a direct intervention of the Prime Minister to resolve the conflict between Christians and Hindus in the cemetery near the temple of Pashupati. Christian leader: "If they do not give us a land to bury our dead we will demand Khanal’s resignation”.
Christians in Nepal protest against government: "We have the right to bury our dead"
The authorities of the Hindu temple of Pashupatinath prevent the burial of Christians, despite the go-ahead from the Supreme Court. Hundreds of Catholics and Protestant parade in central Kathmandu to demand a cemetery from authorities.
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