Churchgoers in Tamil Nadu, India, are protesting local officials after police ruled the death of Pastor Gideon Periyaswamy – found hanging in the church with visible signs of beatings – a “suicide.”
Periyaswamy had faced repeated death threats from Hindu nationalists who objected to his effectiveness in converting locals to ChristianityReports have identified Periyaswamy as both an “independent” and “Pentecostal” Christian.
Catholic women leaders from across India with Christians in the Kandhamal region of eastern on Oct. 5. Anti-Christian violence erupted in the region nine years ago resulting in 100 deaths. (photo provided) Bhubaneswar:
Catholic women leaders have drawn inspiration from the faith shown by survivors of the violent anti-Christian Kandhamal attacks when they recently visited the region in the eastern Indian state of Odisha.
Ellen Barry and Suhasini Raj, March 9, 2017, International New York Times
More than 11,000 NGOs have lost their licences to accept foreign funds since NDA( Modi led Government) took office in 2014.India’s crackdown on foreign aid will claim its most prominent casualty this month, as a Colorado-based Christian charity that is one of India’s biggest donors closes its operations after 48 years, informing tens of thousands of children that they will no longer receive meals, medical care or tuition payments.
a.Rewriting history so Hindutva brigade doesn't have to
Hitler was best and the Wright brothers copied the design for their airplane from Lord Rama’s Pushpaka .VimanNarendra Modi thinks plastic surgery originated in India because "we worship Lord Ganesh. There must have been some plastic surgeon at that time who got an elephant’s head on the body of a human being and began the practice of plastic surgery”.13-02-2017
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