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-Christian Churches Condemn Caste Discrimination in India

by Dr. D ~ October 30th, 2010

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Last week at a conference sponsored by the World Council of Churches and the National Council of Churches in India, 31 Indian churches condemned the continuing practice of caste discrimination in India particularly against those who are considered  “untouchables” (Dalits).

The churches in a joint ‘affirmation of faith’ condemned casteism as a:

“crime against human beings” and “sin, …and rebellion against God”.

Caste discrimination is still practiced in India today in spite of fact that India’s Constitution outlawed it in 1950.

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