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Archive for the 'Hinduism' Category

-Orissa: Master Plan and Rewards for Eliminating Christians?

Friday, November 21st, 2008

<–Seal of the State of Orissa via Wikipedia Catholic bishops from the state of Orissa warned this week that Hindu extremists apparently have a “master plan” to drive Christianity out of the eastern Indian state. So far, some 50,000 Christians have been displaced from their homes in the last couple of months of anti-Christian violence […]

-India: A Summary of Anti-Christian Violence

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Map (Orissa -darkened area) via Wikipedia   This has been a very bad year for Christians in India, particularly those living in the state of Orissa. Here is a summary of the unbelievable persecution and violence against Christians so far this year: -In Orissa State, 65 identified people have been killed and 85 are still […]

-NY Cremation Incites Muslim Protests & Threats

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

NYPD car via Wikipedia The story begins with the tragic death of 22 year old Shafayet Reja on September 10 due to injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He had been brought up attending both Hindu temples and Muslim mosques, honoring the religion of both of his parents—his mother was Hindu and his father a […]

-Orissa, India: Persecution of Christians Continues–35+ Dead, 140 Churches Burned, 50,000+ Homeless

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

The Federal government of India has sent national police into the State of Orissa, but the persecution of Christians by Hindu radicals continues unabated. One of the major issues behind the persecution is the traditional caste system. The lowest castes are converting to Christianity, particularly the Dalits or so-called ‘untouchables’, who used to live lives […]