India: bishop blasts corruption but questions activist’s tactics
Catholic World News - August 25, 2011
An Indian prelate who once served as undersecretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has denounced corruption in Indian society but questioned the tactics of Anna Hazare, the activist who is inspiring the nation’s burgeoning anti-corruption movement.
“In India, we are victims of pervasive corruption, from the highest echelons of politics up to the citizens,” says Bishop Felix Machado of Vasai. “Everyone is involved. Even the person who pays a bribe is complicit in corruption. It is a very serious problem and people are tired of this.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($19,165 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!