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Hindu council defends attack on Haryana church

Published Story By: mattersindia.com Aggressively defending the demolition of a church in Haryana’s Hisar, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Monday asked whether Christians would allow construction of a Hanuman temple in the Vatican City. VHP joint general secretary Surendra Jain called...

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Christians rally in solidarity with raped nun

Community demands swift justice, but still no arrests. Kolkata:  Thousands of Christians rallied in Kolkata on Monday in a show of outrage over the recent gang-rape of an elderly nun. Some 4,000 Christians, including nuns and priests clutching lit candles,...

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Cardinal Cleemis rushes to meet violated nun

A 71-year old nun in the convent of Jesus and Mary was gang raped after alleged robbers broke into her residence Friday night. Cardinal Baselios Cleemis, president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India, is rushing to Kolkata tomorrow to...

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Church vandalized, cross replaced with Hanuman idol

The complaint said the attackers threatened to kill the priest. Hisar:  Christian leaders in a Haryana village filed complaints with police after they found their church under-construction vandalized on Sunday and its cross replaced with an idol of Hanuman. Father...

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Terror in name of religion should be defeated: Cleemis

Story By: mattersindia.com.  Pathanamthitta – The Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) has condemned ‘terrorism in the name of religion’ in various parts of the world. A pastoral letter issued by KCBC president Cardinal Baselios Cleemis Catholicos recently and read in churches...

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14 booked for vandalising Church in Haryana

Story By: mattersindia.com.  Hisar – The Haryana police said on Monday that 14 miscreants have been booked on charges of vandalising an under-construction church in Kaimri village in the state’s Hisar district on Sunday. The Cross in the Williwarsh Church was...

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The CSF India Persecution Report & Attacks – Hindustan Times

Recent attacks against Christians worrisome by Sudipto Mondal,in Hindustan Times, March 16 March 15, 2015: It is public knowledge that Muslims have been the prime targets of anti-minority violence in India since independence. As a result, violence against Christians is...

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NE Bishops condemn attack against Ranaghat nuns

Story By: mattersindia.com. Miao — Fifteen Catholic bishops of northeast India representing all seven northeastern India states meeting in Miao diocese in Eastern Arunachal, 12-15 March, have put out a statement condemning the attack and gang rape of religious nuns at Ranaghat in Nadia...

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Assam erupts in protest condemning Swami’s comments

Story By: mattersindia.com Kokrajhar — Protest wave continued in Assam against BJP leader and Member of Parliament Dr Subramaniam Swami’s remarks mixing religion and politics while visiting Assam. The Kokrajhar district committee of All Assam Minority Students Union (AAMSU) and All Bodoland Territorial...

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Pope Francis announces Holy Year

 Story By: mattersindia.com.  Vatican City: Pope Francis on Friday marked the second anniversary of his surprise election by predicting that he won’t be pope for long. He also announced a special Jubilee Year to focus on mercy. “I have the...

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75-year-old nun raped in West Bengal

Ranaghat(Story By: mattersindia.com): A 75-year-old nun was raped early Saturday by a gang of miscreants in Ranaghat, a town in Nadia district of West Bengal. To protest the incident, local residents began blocking road and railway lines Saturday afternoon. West Bengal Chief Minister...