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India’s Christians want better security at churches

NEW DELHI (UCAN): Christian leaders in India have intensified their call to make churches safer after police arrested 28-year-old Riyaz Aboobacker, also known as Abu Dujanan, at his house in Kerala on April 29 as part of their investigation into the presence of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in the southern state, local reports said.
 

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Sri Lanka attacks heighten security fears in Goa

PANJIM (UCAN): The Easter Sunday terror attacks in Sri Lanka have spurred the state of Goa, India, to provide security for its ancient Christian buildings, but Church leaders say much more is needed.
 
“Goa needs to take extra precautions,” Pramod Sawant, Goa’s chief minister told media on April 22.
 

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