by Nirmala Carvalho
The authorities have detained Rev. Paul Augustine, local coordinator for Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC). The Christian pastor was attending a Sunday service. Sajan George, president of the association: "The law of the majority prevails. Where the will of the greatest number enforces that the beliefs and practices of the minority remain threatened "
Mumbai (AsiaNews) - The Rev. Paul Augustine, Kashmir coordinator for the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), was arrested yesterday in Srinagar while he was attending a Sunday service. The Christian leader is now in jail on charges of "fomenting sectarian clashes."
His family and the Christian community are worried for his life, since the charges against him are false. The incident was reported to AsiaNews by GCIC president Sajan George, who is asking people asking to "pray" for a quick solution to the case.