- Jul 12, 2020
Watching what’s happening in his country today, Archbishop Felix Machado of Vasai, India, believes the need for real conversation with the Hindu majority is more urgent than ever.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage Sunday to the more than 250 Sri Lankans killed in the Easter suicide bombings, and agreed with Sri Lanka’s leaders to step up cooperation to combat terrorism.
The Catholic Church says it wants to work with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in building a “New India” after his party won a resounding victory to confirm another term in office.
A landslide reelection victory for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi could pose worrying consequences for the country’s small Christian minority.
Minority communities must feel secure in India and all religions must be respected and promoted, according to the country’s Catholic bishops ahead of the country’s general elections.
International aid organizations have operated in India for decades, collaborating with the government on issues ranging from clean water to children’s education to disposal of e-waste. The government no longer sees these groups as partners, activists and observers say, but rather as threats.