Seminary carolers detained in central India, vehicle torched

Bhopal, India — Police detained a group of Catholic seminary carolers in the Satna district of central Madhya Pradesh state Dec. 14 following allegations they were seeking religious conversions.

Indian priest given life in prison for abusing minor

Kochi, India -- The case was the first time a Catholic priest was convicted under India's child protection laws. Priest's brother found guilty of hiding him.