Conversion Tactics ? Sexual Abuse

Body of 14-year old school girl, Jyotirmayee, who was raped, killed and mutilated for refusing to convert to Christianity. The press has recently revealed of the sexual exploitation of children in churches in the United States by the clergy. However, the sexual crimes against children and others outside the U.S. rarely make news. There are… Read More »

Conversion Tactics ? Violence

Bodies of Hindus killed for refusing to accepting Christianity by militants armed by Southern Baptist Missionaries. While Christian Missionaries preach of peace, love and harmony, their most effective tool for conversions is violence and they will not hesitate to use it. There are hundreds of violent attacks by Christian Missionaries every year. Most of these… Read More »

Pastor?s wife accuses him of sexual abuse of minor girls

NULL In her police complaint, Priyalatha has charged Shantaraju, pastor of Bethel Church and Bethel Student Centre, with having sex with young girls and getting them to abort S Shyam Prasad Pastor Shantaraju with a minor girl whom he is said to have sexually abused A city pastor has been accused by his own wife… Read More »

Pastor arrested for murdering minor girl

NULL Guntur (AP), Jun 30 (PTI) A local pastor was arrested for allegedly murdering a teenager after she became pregnant with his child, police said today. The victim, identified as Monica (17) from Nadendla village in the district was working as a cook for the pastor, S Ajay Babu for the past one year. Babu… Read More »

Suspected religious conversion racket busted in Mangalore

NULL Social welfare department officials on Sunday busted an alleged religious conversion racket in Haleyangadi gram panchayat limits in Mangalore city police limits. The officials raided ?Ebenezer prayer hall? run by a couple, KJ Joy and Elizabeth, without a licence following complaints of child labour being used on the premises. However, policemen, accompanying the raiding… Read More »

Our Public Schools Their Mission Field

NULL ?The Gospel has been taught freely in public schools all over the world for some time. Now children in the U.S. have that opportunity, too!? ? from the Child Evangelism Fellowship website A fundamentalist Christian organization, Child Evangelism Fellowship, has recently ramped up their presence on public grade school campuses. They are emboldened by… Read More »

Caste divide

NULL Tensions run high within the Christian community in Thachur village, and the government has adopted a hands-off approach for now. A. MURALITHARAN The Roman Catholic church at Thachur village. THE wrinkles on S. Royappan’s face are a result of advancing age, but the ridges and furrows in them tell a story of humiliation of… Read More »

‘Eppadium’ (Anyhow), the most recent novel of Fr Mark Stephen.

NULL WIELDING the pen with power and determination to smash the injustice and discrimination against Dalit Christians and other oppressed masses is part of the priestly duties of Fr Mark Stephen. When he was the parish priest of Ongur, a predominantly Dalit Christian village in the Chengalpattu diocese, during 1984-1990, he followed with utmost concern… Read More »