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Native Americans say Junípero Serra enslaved them; Pope Francis says he saved them

Native Americans say Junípero Serra enslaved them; Pope Francis says he saved them

‘It is imperative [Pope Francis] is enlightened to understand that Father Serra was responsible for the deception, exploitation, oppression, enslavement and genocide of thousands of Indigenous Californians, ultimately resulting in the largest ethnic cleansing in North America,’ a MoveOn.org petition read.” – Jack Jenkins Pope Francis has been widely lauded as a champion of the oppressed, [...]

June 23, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights, Indigenous/Pagan Voice 0

Religious Freedom: Whose freedom is it?

Religious Freedom: Whose freedom is it?

“The Church claims the right to freedom of religion, by which it means its own right to convert others, and never the other way round (recall its strong condemnation of Ghar Wapsi). Christian evangelical efforts in the world today constitute nothing less than an open declaration of war on other religions. What it forgets is [...]

February 23, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

A Competition for Converts in Arunachal Pradesh

A Competition for Converts in Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR, Arunachal Pradesh — Though the event they advertised had passed a month earlier, the neon-colored posters remained, clinging to the state capital’s walls, lampposts and storefronts. On them were invitations to Indigenous Faith Day celebrations on Dec. 1, with slogans like “Culture without faith is body without soul,” and, more pointedly, “Imitation of alien [...]

February 7, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

Open Letter to Pope Francis

Open Letter to Pope Francis

Respected Holy Father, Great hope for a positive change in the Catholic Church is pinned on the Pontificate of your Holiness and recent statements indicate that this hope may not be misplaced. The future, your Holiness said in November 2013, is in the respectful coexistence of diversity and in the fundamental right to religious freedom [...]

December 11, 2013 HHR News updates, World Focus 1

European Race Theory and Conversion of Jatis into Castes

European Race Theory and Conversion of Jatis into Castes

Rajiv Malhotra on European race theory and conversion of Jatis into Castes More : Historical Christian Contributions to Tamil Language and Culture Language Wars : Aryan vs Dravidian   [...]

November 17, 2013 HHR HHR Videos 0
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