mercoledì 14 giugno 2017

Catholics in Indian state oppose sterilization policy
(Saji Thomas) Church leaders in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh have criticized new guidelines on providing sterilization services to traditional tribal groups and are lobbying the authorities to reconsider it. "The new regulations appear to be disastrous" for impoverished tribal groups, said Father Sebastian Poomattam, spokesperson for Catholic bishops in Chhattisgarh, homeland of several tribal groups. (...)