India, fresh attacks on two Catholic churches "evil and dangerous"

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by Nirmala Carvalho
Stones fired at St. George’s in Mumbai (Maharashtra); extremists beat and rob some faithful in Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), and then demolish the door of the cathedral. Catholic bishops condemn the attacks to AsiaNews. Religious leaders denounce the pervasive climate of impunity: "Extremists are becoming increasingly brazen."

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Church Attacked in Jabalpur, Christians Threaten to Shut Schools if Attackers Not Caught

Church Attacked in Jabalpur, Christians Threaten to Shut Schools if Attackers Not Caught
Click to Play.Church authorities claim that the attackers created ruckus in the premises and broke flower pots
BHOPAL: Members of a Hindu religious group allegedly vandalised a church in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh late on Friday night where a Bible convention was being held. There were around 200 tribals present at the time of the incident; they had come to the church for the convention from Mandla District.

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Indian Christian identity questioned: CBCI head

New Delhi, March 21, 2015, (PTI):
Recent attacks on churches and Christians have made many
Recent attacks on churches and Christians have made many "feel that their Christian identity is being questioned", the head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India today said, adding that it showed that not everybody had taken seriously the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance to minorities.

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Church attacked in Panvel-Mumbai

A church in Navi Mumbai was reportedly attacked by unidentified persons early Saturday morning, leaving a glass enclosure damaged, news reports said.
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Two men on a bike were caught on CCTV footage hurling stones into the compound of St George Catholic church located in New Panvel, Navi Mumbai. The attack caused cracks in the glass case of a St George statue.Navi Mumbai police department have promised to catch the culprits at the earliest. Secular people are shocked and saddened by today's incident as it reflects the inability of the government to protect the minorities."

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