Christians to Prime Minister Modi: "work for inclusive growth"
take action to ensure inclusive economic growth, which does not cut off the broad masses of socially excluded populations. This is the appeal launched to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Sajan K. George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians . The open letter to the Prime Minister, sent to Agenzia Fides, recalls that the nation is "split in two", marked by the serious issue of corruption, economic and social inequalities, by the problematic relationship with religious minorities.


Indian Parilament Bill to amend 150-yr-old Christian divorce law in winter

New Delhi, Nov 13 (PTI) Christian couples' wait for two years for seeking divorce by mutual consent may soon end as a nearly 150-year-old law is set to be amended to lower the requisite separation period to one year following persistent demand from the community.


Hindu extremists disrupt meetings among Christians

ASIA/INDIA - Hindu extremists disrupt meetings among Christians
Thursday, 29 September 2016 religious minorities religious freedom hinduism violence human rights .Bangalore (Agenzia Fides) - A meeting on the Gospel was interrupted with violence and a stand with Bibles and Christian material were destroyed: is the latest violence perpetrated by Hindu extremists against Christians in India. As Fides learned, in the first episode, the home meeting promoted by Pentecostal Pastor Daniel, in Shimoga district (Karnataka state), was blocked by Hindu extremists who complained about the alleged proselytism and called the police who stopped the Pastor and the faithful.