Kerala bishops call for government mechanisms to protect country’s secularism
August 09, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been in power in India since 2014, and bishop have previously expressed concerns about threats to India’s constitutional nonsectarian character.
The southwestern Indian state of Kerala (map) is 55% Hindu, 27% Muslim, and 18% Christian. Two Eastern Catholic churches (the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church and the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church) have their headquarters there, as do two Oriental Orthodox churches (the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church and the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church).
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