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India: priests and catechists arrested for ‘proselytism’

September 09, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: In the state of Jharkhand, in eastern India—a state with a history of hostility to Christianity—two priests and a Catholic catechist have been arrested on charges of “proselytism.” Government officials say they “forced conversions;“ the accused priests say the arrests were attempts at intimidation of missionaries.

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