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A student tapes her mouth shut during a  candlelight vigil for the elderly nun attacked last week (CNS)

The attack took place after a group of masked men broke into the Jesus and Mary Congregation convent on Friday night

Indian Christians hold placards protesting against recent attacks on churches in the Indian capital as they assemble outside the Sacred Heart Church in New Delhi, India, (PA)

CCTV footage shows the attackers breaking into the convent on Saturday morning

Fr Dennis George being restrained by police (©Fr Dennis George)

Priest tells Catholic charity that police choked his neck and dragged women into vans

Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar of India (CNS)

Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar, who was kidnapped in June last year, was freed after intervention by the Indian government

Fr Alexis Prem Kumar SJ

Fr Alexis Prem Kumar SJ was abducted by Taliban gunmen in June last year

Indian prelates, including Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay (centre), conduct a candelight protest against recent attacks on Catholic churches (CNS)

Archbishop criticises lack of government response after anti-Catholic violence mars election

Indian policemen look on as Christians protest against a spate of attacks on churches in New Delhi (AP)

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Indian Cardinal Oswald Gracias (CNS)

Officials to investigate why Archbishop Roche and Archbishop Rugambwa’s visa applications were rejected

Centre: Archbishop Arthur Roche (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Denial of visas to Vatican officials comes amid heightened tensions over ‘re-conversion’ ceremonies

Christians deplore the recent attacks on churches in the Indian capital (AP)

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