Christians & Minorities protest in India

Earthtimes.org is reporting that thousands of Christians were joined by other religious minorities in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh in a candlelight vigil to protest the increasing attacks on minorites.

‘The governor told us that he had already spoken to the government about the safety and security of minorities and Dalits and he will further persuade the government in this regards,’ said Cornelio, archbishop and chairman, Catholic Bishops’ Council of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

The latest incident of attack on minorities took place in Indore district Oct 25.

‘Five nuns were beaten up Thursday night by a mob of 20 Hindu activists, when they were returning after a cottage prayer meeting at their driver’s house. They were dragged and their clothes were torn,’ Sister Geo of Fransiscan Clarist Congregation (FCC), to which the victims belonged, told IANS.

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