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Bishop of Delhi: We strongly condemn the blasphemous and hateful burning of our church

by Nirmala Carvalho
Msgr. Anil Couto underlines the seriousness of the arson attack on a place of worship in the capital of India. President of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC): "Failure of the central government and the local administration. The authorities must protect the places of worship."

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Delhi: Dilshad Garden church goes up in flames

Published 02.12.2014 01:18
Delhi.jpg With less than a month to go for Christmas, a prominent Catholic church in northeast Delhi’s Dilshad Garden burnt down in a major fire Monday morning, prompting allegations of arson and foul play.

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The main hall of St Sebastian’s Church caught fire around 6.30am with the altar, statues, the holy Bible and the Cross reduced to ashes within minutes. The estimated losses were pegged at over Rs. 1 crore.

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India's Hindu Radical go on the offensive, calling for a stop to conversions to Christianity and Islam

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by Nirmala Carvalho
On the 50th anniversary of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), an extremist leader calls for Christians and Muslims to return to Hinduism. For the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), such statements are "absolutely illegal" and "feed suspicion and mistrust" towards minorities. By contrast, the Indian Constitution guarantees freedom of religion.

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