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Christian persecution shows dramatic increase: report

Published on: 12:41 pm, August 22, 2016 Story By: mattersindia.com   (Note: The Evangelical Fellowship of India’s Religious Liberty Commission (EFIRLC) has recenty released a report on cases of violence on Christians in India.  This report is for the period...

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Was Jesus a Catholic?

  (Note: Jesus may have been ethnically and religiously a Jewish, but his universal message and vision are reflected in the very definition of the word ‘catholic.’ – Isaac Gomes)   Source: U.S. Catholic Historical Jesus scholars all agree that...

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Equality, not Patriarchy or Hierarchy

Seminaries such as Maynooth perpetuate unjust rule of church men over women    By Soline Humbert, in the Irish Times, Aug 15, 2016  ‘Churchmen claim to have divine knowledge as to what God can’t be and do in women and...

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Donate Eyes, wipe out blindness!

Indian NGO urges Pope Francis to pledge eyes In Matters India,   August 12, 2016 (Note:  This note is for the benefit of those interested to know more about  donating one’s eyes and body after death. “Gift of Life, Gift...

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August 15th: Assumption & Independence!

  The Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Author: Sarah Jane Boss                (Note: August 15th is a day of double festival for all Indian Catholics as they are very much attached to Mary mother of Jesus and to India’s independence...

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Kerala priest inspires 15 clerics to donate organs

                       Published on:  August 11, 2016  in Matters India Fr. ChiramelKochi: With Father Davis Chiramel founding the Kidney Federation of India, Kerala has witnessed a good number of priests and nuns donating organs. Father Chiramel was the first priest in...

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India’s indigenous people urged to unite for their rights

World day of Indigenous people – In UCAN India, Aug.10/16 Many government policies are anti-tribal especially those related to natural resources.         (Note: It may be news to many that there is a day called: “International Day of the World's Indigenous...