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Flag of India at the Angelus address in St. Peter's Square on January 17, 2016.

In India, Catholic priest jailed for alleged hate speech after political remarks stir controversy

Jul 28, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A Catholic priest in southern India who made political remarks, including criticism of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, has been... Read more

India's Gujarat Congress Chief, along with Gujarat Congress supporters, protest the government's Citizenship Amendment Bill in Ahmedabad, Dec. 11, 2019.

India's Citizenship Amendment Bill dismays US religious liberty commission

Dec 11, 2019

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is expressing concern about a controversial bill which passed India’s legislature Wednesday enshrining... Read more

The flag of India.

Hindu nationalists trample papal image, call for Christian-free India

Jun 5, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Hindu nationalists trampled a photo of Pope Francis near Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi in a video calling for... Read more