‘Aren’t easy to come by’: Christian zealot Chau travelled without missionary visa to convert the Sentinelese

Others interviewed in the report by Washington Post agreed that Chau was obsessed with the Sentinelese tribe and it was his ambition to convert the uncontacted tribe to Christianity

As per a new report on the Washington Post, the Missionary organization John Allen Chau belonged to was aware that he had travelled to India as a tourist without a proper missionary visa because they “aren’t easy to come by”. Chau was the Christian missionary who was killed by the Sentinelese tribe when he attempted to convert them to Christianity at the North Sentinel Island.

Mary Ho, the international executive leader of All nations, a missionary organization that sends evangelicals to 40 countries, said that the group provided him with training and support. As per the report, she was “surprised by the “soft-spoken, very gentle young man” who had a very “radical call” to find “unreached groups.” Ho said further, “You could see that every decision he has made, every step he has taken since then was driven by his desire to be among the North Sentinelese people.” Contrary to Indian authorities, Ho insists that Chau had not violated any laws.

Others interviewed in the report agreed that Chau was obsessed with the Sentinelese tribe and it was his ambition to convert the uncontacted tribe to Christianity. His friend, John Middleton Ramsey, claims that Chau was aware that what his actions were not legal. “He knew of the dangers of this place,” Ramsey said as per the report. “He didn’t want any hearts to get broken should something go wrong. He was very much aware of what he was doing. He also knew it wasn’t exactly legal.”

- Advertisement - - Article resumes -

As we have reported earlier, Christian missionaries zealously believe that Judgment Day will arrive only when every people group in the world has some number of Christians. Zealot Christians have also dubbed Chau who risked wiping out the entire Sentinelese tribe, a ‘martyr‘ for the cause of Jesus. He wanted to ‘establish the Kingdom of Jesus on the island’. It appears that the religious zealotry of the Christian evangelical community contributed significantly towards Chau’s ultimate fate.

Share and Support:
Support OpIndia by paying for content

Most read articles recently

Statue of all ironies: Pritish Nandy uses example of fake news to spread fake news

Pritish Nandy shared a fake image which was earlier shared by Youth Congress leader

West Bengal: TMC workers ‘purify’ the ground with Gangajal and cow dung after BJP holds a rally in Cooch Behar

TMC workers sprinkled Gangajal after applying cow dung on the ground where the rally was held.

Uttar Pradesh: Samajwadi party leader detained after being caught on camera assaulting BJP spokesperson

Political leaders who are the so-called representatives of our country have often been seen indulging in such pettiness

Raghuram Rajan backed yet-to-be functional Krea University among 19 new institutes to get ‘Institute of Eminence’ tag

The earlier list which featured yet-to-be-functional Jio Institute was announced, the HRD ministry was mercilessly mocked

2018 Assembly Elections: Here are the BJP internal survey numbers

The final results of all states are to be released on 11th December.

25 Lakh fake beneficiaries found in Anganwadis of UP, Maharashtra and Assam

The Ministry of Women and Child Development had ordered the survey of Anganwadi Schemes after the crackdown of Assam government on ghost beneficiaries.

Bihar: retired IG’s daughter commits suicide a day before her marriage, investigation underway

A doctor by profession, the IG's daughter was about to get married the next day with the Kishanganj District Magistrate

India resolute to bring back Vijay Mallya, sends a joint ED and CBI team to London to appear for his extradition proceedings

The Indian government has been trying hard to extradite Vijay Mallya after he ran away to the UK on March 2, 2016

Congress tweets about ‘International Anti-Corruption Day’, Twitter users remind them of their own legacy

Amusingly, former Congress President Sonia Gandhi's birthday falls on 'International Anti-Corruption Day'
Image Source: Patrika

Over 10 lakh people gathered for the Muslim congregation event against permission of 2 lakh people in Bulandshahr

District Magistrate had issued multiple notices and warning to the organisers of the event after there was a surge in the crowd.

Latest articles

Connect with us

125,493FansLike
97,245FollowersFollow
6,056SubscribersSubscribe

Don't miss these