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Persecution Update India June 2010 Issue

Dearly beloved brothers and sisters in Christ,
May the grace, love and peace of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ be upon you!
A young university student, Taylor after his explorative visits to Red Fort and Taj visited the IT capital of Asia, Bangalore for a reality check. He posted the following note and it talks volumes about the state of affairs in Karnataka

Dr. Sajan K George
National President
Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC)


The Global Investors Meet took place 3rd and 4th of June 2010 in Bangalore. The Time News Bureau reported that the Global Investors Meet (GIM) expected to bring in Rs. 5 trillion to Karnataka in the next four-five years. Many leading investors & industrialists attended the two-day event. Arun Jaitley, a leader in the BJP (an opposition party), told the GIM that Karnataka was the safest place to invest and will benefit the underprivileged in the social sector.


Breaking News--BJP MLA Manoj Pradhan, convicted for 7 year rigorous imprisonment in 2008 Anti Christian Violence

BJP MLA Manoj Pradhan, convicted for 7 year rigorous imprisonment in the Tiangia murder case in Kandhamal 2008 Anti Christian Violence.

The Phulbani Fast track Court convicted Mr. Pradhan the sitting MLA of the G. Udayagiri constitutioncy
GCIC welcomes the conviction of Manoj Pradhan in the Tiangia murder case. However, GCIC will appeal for an enhanced sentence.


Pope Benedict slams Belgian police for raids investigating priestly sex abuse, pens letter to bishop

Sunday, June 27th 2010, 4:37 PM

Pope Benedict XVI issued a heated letter Sunday criticizing Belgian police for their handling of raids investigation sexual abuse by priests.
Pope Benedict XVI had harsh words for Belgian police Sunday, calling their raids investigating priestly sex abuse last week "surprising and deplorable."

Police conducted the June 24 raids during the monthly meeting of the Belgian Bishops Conference, detaining the nine members for hours and confiscating their cell phones.