INDIA Uttar Pradesh: Hindu radicals "reconvert" Christians, the church becomes a temple of Shiva

NDIA Uttar Pradesh: Hindu radicals "reconvert" Christians, the church becomes a temple of Shiva
by Nirmala Carvalho
The fundamentalists demolished the cross from the place of worship, celebrated a "sacrifice of purification" within and exhibited a large portrait of Shiva. The tribals were converted to Christianity in 1995 according to, the local Hindu leader: "It is not about conversion. They realized their mistake, they came back and we gave them welcome
." The pain of the card. Gracias, reminiscent of the Christian mission in favor of the marginalized, and the fears of Sajan George: "In the State growing unpunished violence against minorities."


Young Hindu woman raped and forced to convert to Islam

by Nirmala Carvalho
The young woman, 20, managed to escape and file a complaint with police with the help of the family. An imam at a madrassa (Koranic school) where she worked as a part-time teacher was among her attackers. Dr Sajan K George, the National President of Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) tells AsiaNews that the event was "regrettable and alarming."


Iskcon worker alleges sexual assault, temple officials contest claims

LUCKNOW: A volunteer of the Iskcon temple in Mathura on Monday lodged a police complaint accusing two members of the temple management and a security guard of sexual assault, intimidation and threat to life. While she submitted a complaint with Vrindavan police accusing a senior member and temple manager, the temple administration denied the allegations saying she had dispute with the temple authorities.


5 Pentecostal pastors and faithful arrested on false charges

Uttar Pradesh:
A group led by the Hindu extremist leaders raids a peaceful prayer meeting of Pentecostals. The police intervene and arrest the pastors on charges of forced conversions. In the populous state violence against Christians is on the rise.