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Catholic college closed in India as Hindus complain of conversions

September 20, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: Officials in the state of Madhya Pradesh closed down a Catholic college that served the poor, after Hindu nationalists complained that the school was designed to encourage conversions. Authorities claimed that the school did not have proper legal permits—a charge that Catholic leaders dispute. Archbishop Leo Cornelio of Bhopal spoke of “harassment against Christians and an anti-Christian atmosphere surrounding our mission.”

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