- Jan 18, 2020
A Christian member of India’s marginalized Tribal community was murdered by a lynch mob in the eastern state of Jharkhand after being accused of selling beef.
Police in eastern India arrested a priest and catechist on Friday, accusing them of “forceful conversion” and the illegal occupation of land.
Catholic officials in India have rejected accusations that a retreat center in the southern state of Karnataka is promoting the conversion of Hindus.
According to Archbishop John Barwa, Kandhamal is growing in faith and the people have no fear, and they can face any challenge with faith and trusting in God.
Christian leaders in India have been outraged by comments by a government minister comparing religious conversion to exchanging sex for favors.
A Jesuit priest convicted of participating in a gang rape in India is “totally innocent,” according to the local archbishop.