- Jun 14, 2021
Some Catholic leaders are accusing the government of India of a double standard for allowing millions of pilgrims to participate in a large Hindu ceremony, while strictly imposing COVID-19 rules on the worship of religious minorities.
India’s state Madhya Pradesh has passed a so-called “Freedom of Religion” bill, which increases the penalties for illegal inducements to change a person’s religion.
A “false conversion” case involving a Hindu former teacher at a Catholic school in India is “unjust,” according to the Metropolitan archbishop.
A Catholic priest in India has called the arrest of nine Christians for “attempted conversion” a “travesty of justice.”
Accusations that a group of Pentecostal Christians in India were engaged in proselytism are “fabricated and baseless,” according to a Catholic archbishop.
One bishop in India is warning that “democracy is in danger, and the principles of secularism at risk” after the latest anti-Christian incident in the Hindu-majority nations.
A Catholic priest in India has issued an official complaint to the police after a group of Hindus held a religious ceremony called a Pooja in front of a Catholic chapel.
In the midst of a pandemic, when so many people are suffering and tempted to despair, the teachings of both Christianity and Hinduism call believers to spread hope through gestures of care and concern, said the top officials of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.