Last article of section "Hinduism"
Last August marked the anniversary of the 2008 massacre of more than 100 Christians at the hands of a Hindu mob in Kandhamal district in Orissa (Odisha) State, India—and the culprits, though most of them have been identified, have yet to be tried. Eight years later, a Catholic priest who narrowly escaped a most gru...read more
Articles from section "Hinduism"
The festival of Diwali is celebrated by all Hindus and is known as Deepavali or "row of oil lamps." Symbolically, based on ancient mythology, it represents the victory of truth over …read more
By Reinhard Backes With the election of Narendra Modi of the Hindu "Bharatiya Janata Party” (BJP) as prime minister of India, the country's secular constitution has come under threat, charged …read more
The leader of the Christian community which sufferedIndia’s worst persecution in modern times has warned thatthe country’s new government could spell disaster for minority groups – but not if …read more
Following the victory of the Hindu nationalist "Bharatiya Janata Party" (BJP) the Catholic Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar in the east Indian state of Odisha expressed cautious optimism. …read more
Archbishop Anil Couto heads the Archdiocese of Delhi. On Dec. 11, 2013, he was part of a large protest march in India’s capital, with demonstrators demanding equal rights for low-caste …read more