Protestant leader demands protection during Holy Week from radical Hindu attacks

Protestant leader demands protection during Holy Week from radical Hindu attacks
by Nirmala Carvalho
Violence against individual Christians and Churches continues unabated. Near Agra, a group of Protestants, who met to pray for an elderly woman, were beaten and accused of trying to convert the family.
Mumbai (AsiaNews) – "As we take part in the ceremonies of the passion, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, we demand protection and security for our defenceless Christian communities,” said Sajan K George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), in a plea to the National Commission for Minorities in India, following a spate of anti-Christian acts by Hindu radicals.

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Church concerned over judicial meet on Good Friday

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) joined Global council of Indian Christians(GCIC) on Friday expressed concern over reports that the Chief Justice of India (CJI) had convened a three-day meeting of all chief justices beginning on April 3, which is Good Friday.

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Church concerned over judicial meet on Good Friday

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) joined Global council of Indian Christians(GCIC) on Friday expressed concern over reports that the Chief Justice of India (CJI) had convened a three-day meeting of all chief justices beginning on April 3, which is Good Friday.

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Roman Catholics, Protestants missing in caste census form

Mar 27, 2015
The two communities are the majority among Christians in Karnataka

With just 13 days left for the launch of Social and Educational Survey (caste census) through the Karnataka State Commission for Backward Classes, Catholic as well as Protestant leaders have a reason to worry as prominent communities - ‘Roman Catholic’ and ‘Protestant’ do not figure among the 1,503 castes listed in the form.

The list includes 101 SCs, 51 STs and 1,351 other castes, including Hindus, Muslims and Christians among others.

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