Catholic weekly newspaper, Sunday Shalom described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as god’s servant. In its editorial in the latest issue, Sunday Shalom said Modi’s success in the elections was god’s decision.
Sunday Shalom, published by evangelist Benny Punnathara, has the support of the Catholic Church. The trust, which brings out the weekly newspaper, also runs a Christian TV channel Shalom TV. On how a Christian believer should perceive the electoral win of Modi, the editorial said nothing happens without god’s knowledge. God would have a plan about Modi’s success. When the same party repeatedly remains in power, it is quite natural that the governance turns corrupt. Hence, the rout of Congress and its allies was essential for Indian democracy and the future of the political parties