Madhya Pradesh: Hindu radicals attack three churches

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Madhya Pradesh: Hindu radicals attack three churches
by Nirmala Carvalho
The incidents occurred last night in Indore. The actions were carried out against opposition leader Sonia Gandhi who was supposed to inaugurate a new orphanage run by missionaries. For the Global Council of Indian Christians, “religious freedom is on a downward spiral for Christians”.

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Three churches attacked in Indore

Three churches attacked in Indore-A local outfit called the Sanskritik Jagran Manch had threatened "direct action"if went ahead with the inauguration of a organisation. Official sources described the Manch as a right-wing Hindu organisation
INDORE, MAY 12. Miscreants and radicals ransacked St. Paul's CNI church damaging the holy cross and hurled stones at two other churches in the city here last night.

Father Ramesh Chandekar of St. Paul's Church informed that miscreants damaged the holy cross, the prayer place and broke holy utensils and the mike system.

Obama State Department is barring a persecuted Iraqi nun from entry into the United States

A leading conservative is asking why the Obama State Department is barring a persecuted Iraqi nun from entry into the United States to share her message about the brutal treatment of Christians in her country.

Nina Shea of the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom, writes in a National Review op-ed that Sister Diana Momeka is “an internationally respected and leading representative of the Nineveh Christians who have been killed and deported by ISIS.”

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Thirteen people convicted of mutilating Christian professor

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Thirteen people convicted of mutilating Christian professor
by Nirmala Carvalho
After TJ Joseph was accused of blasphemy in 2010, a group of Muslims cut off one of his hands. A court in Ernakulam handed down an eight-year sentence to ten defendants, two years for the other three. The prosecutor had demanded life imprisonment. The main suspect is still at large. For GCIC President, the hand chopping was "cruel and gruesome and most depraved"

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