#St. Ephreaem Seminary

Christian carol group detained, car set afire in Madhya Pradesh Christian carol group..

The carol group belongs to St Ephrem’s Theological College in Satna, some 450 km northeast of Bhopal, capital of Madhya Pradesh state Police detained a group of Catholic carol singers in Satna district in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on December 14 evening following allegation of religious conversion.The group comprising 30 seminarians and two priests were detained from the main road as they were moving to Christian institutions in Satna town singing carol songs, a normal exercise during Christmas season.The police took them to the Civil Lines police station following a complaint from right wing Hindu activists, who accused them of involving in religious conversion, a charge often leveled against Christians to target them.