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It is impossible for me to reconcile myself to the idea of conversion after the style that goes on in India and elsewhere today.It is an error which is perhaps the greatest impediment to the world’s progress toward peace.Why should a Christian want to convert a Hindu to Christianity? Why should he not be satisfied if the Hindu is a good or godly man? (Mahatma Gandhi writing In the Harijan Magzine – Jan 30, 1937)

 
I would also say, and here I wish to be quite clear, as was St. John Paul II: I humbly ask forgiveness, not only for the offenses of the church herself, but also for crimes committed against the native peoples during the so-called conquest of America. (Pope Francis apology)
 

An apology is a powerful thing.

Its an acknowledgement.It calls for strength and courage. We congratulate Pope Francis for his high moral ground. The apology carries
an in built promise that that similar things will not recur. But it looks like many Christians are not respecting the apology of his Holiness
the Pope. Because the ground reality in India is against the spirit of the “apology of the pope”

 

PRIMARY AGENDA
1- To motivate Caucasian Evangelicals visiting India to adhere to the Evangelical code of Conduct
2- To motivate federal and provincial governments in India to bring in a level playing field for religious harmony
 

The BASICS
 
Evangelicals travelling to India not honest with their intentions.
Why hide behind a tourist visa and engage in proselytizing? This deception is against transparency that the west stands for.
 
Religious work should be supervised for spiritual content
Visiting evangelicals bad mouth Hindu religion, Hindu gods,practices & train Indian evangelicals in Hostility. This should stop.
 
Respecting Cultural space
Dis-proportionate number of new churches are built intrusively in a pincer strategy by various christian denominations,
around a Hindu religious place. This land grabbing + religious intimidation should stop.
 
Cultural plagiarism
Hindu imagery, terms, symbols and practices are copied and re-introduced with Christian touch. Cultural plagiarism should stop.
 
Inventing Christian festivals
Hindu festivals are copied and re-invented as Christian festivals and timed to release with Hindu festivals. This intrusive practice should stop.
 

World Peace
Our objective is to promote international peace.We monitor current trends and initiate communication with
the aim of preventing future conflicts. Hindus have historically demonstrated civility. We ask for the same in return.
Peace has always been the intrinsic objective of a Hindu.

 

 
 

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