A Hindu priest in India called for the beheading of Christian converts at a rally. Christians in the region fear the words could cause more violence against them.
The October 1 rally, entitled “Stop Religious Conversions,” had heavy political support in the Chhattisgarh region. Chhattisgarh also has anti-conversion laws, designed by Hindu extremists to harass religious minorities.
Mission Cry’s work
Many Hindus throughout India claim that huge numbers of conversions to Christianity or Islam threaten their religion. Despite this, Mission Cry has seen a great demand for Bibles and Christian books in neighboring Odisha State in Eastern India, the home of many ancient Hindu temples.
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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller
CALL TO ACTION
- Support seminaries in Odisha State through Mission Cry.