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16 missionaries arrested on forced conversion charges in Jharkhand

Jharkhand has had an anti-conversion law since September 2017, banning conversions extracted with the use of force or material enticements.

No unease among minorities in India, says Venkaiah Naidu

Asked about incidents of alleged intolerance, Naidu said India is a huge country and there could be some “stray” occurrences, which are “nothing but aberrations”.

Christians in India increasingly under attack, study shows

The persecution of Christians in India has risen over the past year, pushing it up a league table of countries where the practice of the faith is a high-risk activity, according to a monitoring organisation.

India 17th in most dangerous place for Christians

"More than 350 Christians were physically attacked, at least nine Christians were killed for their faith and at least three women were raped in the reporting year.

Christian population sees significant rise in J-K, HP and Haryana

THE population of Christians in Jammu and Kashmir and the other states of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh has increased significantly, the recently-released religious census report has revealed, taking Christian organisations by surprise.

Directionless Christian, Muslim systems running India: Puri Shankaracharya

The religious guru, who had triggered controversy in the past for his comments including blaming western influence for rapes, said politicians have become a tool in the hands of "foreign conspirators".

Christian parliamentarians form strategy to counter attacks

ATTENTION should be focused on the work done by the Christian community that runs schools, colleges, hospitals, old age homes, and orphanages across the country and was deeply involved in the uplift of society as a whole, the statement said.

Indian American Christians want Modi to walk the talk

Indian-American Christians have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to end the escalation of violence against Christian institutions and their leaders in India.

Chandigarh Christians hold candle march against nun’s rape

THE march was led by Ignatius L Mascarenhas the Bishop of Simla-Chandigarh Diocese, Dominic Bosco the Vicar general, and many pastors of different denominations

Nun gang raped by dacoits in West Bengal

A nun at a convent was gang raped at Ranaghat in Nadia district when about a dozen armed men entered inside the Convent of Jesus and Mary.
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Bishop Elias Gonsalves is new archbishop of Nagpur

He has a bachelor’s degree in history and economics from Bombay University and a diploma in social development and community building from the Coady Institute in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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