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  • Interfaith blowback means Francis has hardliners’ attention

    Interfaith blowback means Francis has hardliners’ attention

    • Jun 30, 2016

    Pope Francis aspires to be the “chairman of the board” for religious moderates around the world, and two recent bits of blowback from hardliners within both Hinduism and Islam could be taken to suggest that he’s getting through.

  • Indian archbishop blasts criticism of Mother Teresa

    Indian archbishop blasts criticism of Mother Teresa

    • Jun 27, 2016

    After an Indian politician linked to right-wing Hindu nationalist movements recently claimed that Mother Teresa was trying to “Christianize” India, Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil fired back, telling Crux those “rash comments” are not only untrue, they risk demeaning the “great religion” of Hinduism they purport to represent.

  • Indian state officially recognizes Jewish minority

    • Jun 24, 2016

    India’s Maharashtra state, which includes the sprawling city of Mumbai, is under the control of a political party linked to Hindu nationalist movements and has been criticized for hostility to religious minorities. Recently, however, it granted official recognition to the tiny local Jewish community.

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