Before we get caught up in the day we have planned for ourselves, let’s stop and consider the plight of religious minorities in India with its new Hindu nationalist government. The prime minister Narendra Modi is silent amid calls for the “reconversion” of minorities, including forcing 200 Muslims in Agra to renounce their faith last April and a plan to force thousands of Christians to become Hindus on Christmas Day. Above, Christians at a vigil after a church was burned down in New Delhi. (Tsering Topgyala/Associated Press)

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