Week commencing 20th December 2021

The BBC reports that Christians fear attacks by right-wing Hindu groups or jail in India, according to the Evangelical Fellowship of India.

According to the Guardian, the Pope has condemned violence against women as ‘satanic’ in an Italian broadcast, stating that violence in the domestic setting is humiliating because it takes advantage of a woman’s inability to defend herself against physical assault.

Religious News Service reports that metaphysical practitioners, such as tarot readers, are becoming increasingly frustrated by impersonators who make money from their social media accounts.

The BBC also reports on the Israeli rejection of allegations that radical groups are driving Christians out of the Holy Land. The Archbishop of Canterbury has tweeted the statement from Christian leaders in Jerusalem that alleges increasing harassment and abuse of Christians.