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Madhya Pradesh: Hindu radicals attack three churches

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Madhya Pradesh: Hindu radicals attack three churches
by Nirmala Carvalho
The incidents occurred last night in Indore. The actions were carried out against opposition leader Sonia Gandhi who was supposed to inaugurate a new orphanage run by missionaries. For the Global Council of Indian Christians, “religious freedom is on a downward spiral for Christians”.

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Three churches attacked in Indore

Three churches attacked in Indore-A local outfit called the Sanskritik Jagran Manch had threatened "direct action"if went ahead with the inauguration of a organisation. Official sources described the Manch as a right-wing Hindu organisation
INDORE, MAY 12. Miscreants and radicals ransacked St. Paul's CNI church damaging the holy cross and hurled stones at two other churches in the city here last night.

Father Ramesh Chandekar of St. Paul's Church informed that miscreants damaged the holy cross, the prayer place and broke holy utensils and the mike system.

Radical Hindu leader calls for the forced sterilisation of Christians and Muslims

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by Nirmala Carvalho
Deva Sadhvi Thakur, vice president of the All India Hindu Mahasabha, also wants to build a statue dedicated to the Mahatma Gandhi’s murderer. She also wants India’s federal government to impose a “state of emergency”. For the president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), she should be arrested for "sedition and xenophobia".
Mumbai (AsiaNews) – Sadhvi Deva Thakur, vice president of All India Hindu Mahasabha, said that Muslims and Christians should undergo sterilisation to restrict their growing population, which she describes as a threat to Hindus.
Through AsiaNews, Sajan George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), slammed “the obstinate diatribes by Hindutva groups against India’s minority communities,” saying that “Hindu Mahasabha leader Sadhvi Deva Thakur should be arrested “for sedition and xenophobia”.

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India, fresh attacks on two Catholic churches "evil and dangerous"

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by Nirmala Carvalho
Stones fired at St. George’s in Mumbai (Maharashtra); extremists beat and rob some faithful in Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), and then demolish the door of the cathedral. Catholic bishops condemn the attacks to AsiaNews. Religious leaders denounce the pervasive climate of impunity: "Extremists are becoming increasingly brazen."

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