India - Jesuits in South Asia denounce communal violence in India

The Jesuit major superiors of South Asia have spoken out against the recent riots that broke out in Delhi that killed at least 47 people, and left hundreds wounded and many more homeless. The Jesuits condemned the “apparent complicity of the police forces in the violence” and called the inexplicable postponement of legal procedures “deplorable”. The major superiors released their statement signed by Fr George Pattery SJ, President of the Jesuit Conference of South Asia, on 5 March during their annual meeting in Godavari, Nepal. Read more…