Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI) Press Release on Violence in the Country.

Following is the press statement from Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, SFX, Secretary General, Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI)
11th July, 2017.It is with great distress and sadness that we have received reports of the dastardly and cowardly attack on a bus carrying pilgrims to the Amarnath Shrine, causing injuries and loss of precious lives.
This last attack is another sign of the flames of violence that seem to be unfortunately engulfing the Country.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference expresses its profound pain and sorrow at the spiralling violence in our Country in recent times.


Police in Indian State of Uttar Pradesh threaten and extort Christian families

4th July 2017 Surinder Kaur
Seven Christian families from two separate villages in Bahraich district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have been allegedly facing extortion at the hand of the local police who first disrupted their Church services, arrested six Christians along with a pastor and later threatened the rest, with arrest if they do not pay up.

Christian persecution and free license of Hindutva.

Many have a problem with missionaries and evangelists propagating Christianity in India but do not have a problem with propagating Hinduism to foreign nationals and countries in the guise of yoga , meditation , dance and music ... Why these double standards ?


Holy cross desecrated at two places in Goa

GCIC condemns and Blamed the Hidutva meeting recently held at Goa.
JULY 02, 2017
JULY 02, 2017 23:36 IST

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( Pix Representative)
Incidents occurred in St. Jose de Areal and Gudi Paroda
Panaji: Two separate incidents of desecration of the holy cross were reported from south Goa’s Catholic-dominated Salcete taluk on Sunday morning inviting outrage from local people at least in one place.Two crosses were desecrated in St. Jose de Areal and one in Gudi Paroda.