Action Alert!
Catholic World News

India: Christian group asks government protection from violence during Holy Week

March 21, 2016

The Global Council of Indian Christians has asked the country's government for protection during Holy Week, noting that "violence against individual Christians and churches continues unabated in different parts of India."

Noting a large number of incidents in which Christians were targeted-- usually by Hindu zealots-- the group said that there were fears of an organized attack during Holy Week, and asked for "protection and security for our defenseless community."


Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

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!

There are no comments yet for this item.