The raging controversy over ‘non secular jihad’ took a brand new flip with a Christian priest cautioning the neighborhood in opposition to “Christian women being systematically lured into love marriages by some Ezhava boys.”
The assertion was made by Fr. Roy Kannanchira, who heads the Deepika Kids’s League, at a coaching session for Catechism lecturers.
A latest assertion by Mar Joseph Kallarangatt, Bishop of the Pala diocese of the Syro Malabar Church, that extremists parts have been utilizing ‘love jihad’ and ‘narcotic jihad’ to lure away Christian women had created a furore within the State.
In accordance with Fr. Kannanchira, a priest of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate congregation of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, the assertion was made to focus on the truth that the marital lifetime of many Christian women, who married exterior the faith, ended up in familial discord. The case of Ezhava boys was mentioned when one of many contributors on the assembly introduced up the difficulty of 9 Christian women of a parish marrying Ezhava boys, he mentioned.
The assertion was not meant to point out the Ezhava neighborhood in poor gentle, however to drive house the message that marriage was a holy sacrament and that the youngsters from the neighborhood ought to pay heed to their mother and father whereas deciding on their life companions, he mentioned.
Nevertheless, Vellappally Natesan, basic secretary of the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana (SNDP) Yogam, mentioned
it was not the Ezhava neighborhood members who have been changing the Christians, but it surely was the opposite means spherical.
“A number of Ezhava neighborhood members have been transformed into Christianity up to now a long time. Tons of of Ezhava and Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe members had been transformed into Christianity within the hill areas of the State through the years. The Christians, who represent round 17% of the State’s inhabitants, grew in energy by changing individuals from different religions to their religion,” he mentioned.
The financial backwardness of some neighborhood members was being exploited by some individuals with provides of free schooling, employment, housing and even cash, mentioned Mr. Natesan, whereas refusing to reply to the statements of the priest.
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