Chhattisgarh High Court lifts ban on non-Hindu missionary activities
by Nirmala Carvalho
The ban "violates the fundamental right to preach and propagate religion." Christians can now pray, come together and propagate their views. For Christian activist, Christian communities are vulnerable to attacks, violence as well as social and economic boycott." For example, Hindu nationalist party recently "re-converted" 35 Christians.
the outcastes, the weakest of the company, are lured by the benefits that are attributed to become Hindu, Sikh or Buddhist. The VHP (fundamentalist party) organizes this conversion for almost a year. Sajan George, "It's against the constitution to ensure benefits to all except the Christians."
Unidentified persons vandalised a church at Taherpur in West Bengal’s Nadia district on Friday.
Unidentified persons entered the St Thomas Catholic Church at Taherpur late Thursday night in an attempt to steal valuables, Nadia Superintendent of Police Bharatlal Meena said.Nadia district magistrate Vijay Bharati has confirmed the incident.On Friday morning, the church’s caretaker found that the main door, which he had locked on Thursday evening, was ajar and a few belongings and the ciborium were broken and thrown outside.Taherpur’s St Thomas Catholic Church is around 25 km away from the RanaghatChurch where a septuagenarian nun was allegedly raped by seven persons after a robbery there in March.
Christian missionary hostel attacked in Barwani(MP)
, Barwani| Updated: May 12, 2015
A hostel for mentally challenged kids run by Christian missionary was attacked on early Tuesday by unknown miscreants at village Pipaldhar in Barwani district.The missionary has demanded police protection.
Sister Jaya, administrator of Karuna hospital Sendhwa (hospital run by Christian missionary ‘Saint Augustine social service society’), made a written complaint on Tuesday afternoon to rural police station of Sendhwa.