It says: ‘The attacks have become severe and more frequent. Now the violence has spread to 23 states.’ The sharpest rise has been recorded in Uttar Pradesh and the state of Telangana.
As an ad executive from India, Ajay Gopinath was all set to earn someinternational experience with a stint in the Middle East, finally settlingon an agency in Saudi Arabia.
It says physical violence against Christians is up 40 per cent and murders have doubled.
In states across India, church workers have been beaten, threatened and killed.
Upon his arrival in Jeddah airport, however,he confronted an altogether unfamiliar side of business travel."I was carrying a picture and a small Ganesha idol," recalled Gopinath, whohas since returned to India.
"The picture was torn up in front me and theidol crushed.
A Christian cemetery was desecrated and skeletons dug up and strewn across the graveyard.
The report, Atrocities on Christians in India records a fresh attack every 40 hours.
He encouraged me to go back to church and spend time with Christian friends because he knew it would help me. I just am happy with my decision, and believe that it is not a sin and God will bless my marriage and aid me through the difficulties. I am a Christian woman; I love Jesus and my heart follows Him.
The idea of my Christian friends ridiculing me for potentially marrying a no Christian and even worse the idea of disappointing God himself is bumming me out. It’s wrong to start pounding on someone just because you disapprove of something that they’ve said or done.
Something so good, is so bad cause I’ve dedicated my life to Christ and my bf has chosen his own path. If you know someone who is in a committed relationship of which you do not approve, an excellent question to ask yourself—especially before venturing to offer any opinion on that relationship—is whether or not anyone but you gives a rolled-up church bulletin what you think of that relationship.
Or, how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife? If two people have found each other, fallen in love, and are taking good care of each other, then let them be.
INDIA: ‘ALARMING RISE’ IN ATTACKS AGAINST CHRISTIANS AS HINDU NATIONALISTS TIGHTEN GRIP Attacks against Christians in India have been rising at an alarming rate, according to new reports.