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Welcome Modi’s remarks on religious freedom: EU

Modi's remarks in support of freedom of religion came in the wake of a string of attacks on churches in the capital. New Delhi(UCAN): The European Union Wednesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on religious freedom and said that his...

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Cardinal raises concern over ‘decline in secular values’

Thiruvananthapuram (Matters India)– Syro Malankara Catholic Church Chief Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholics has expressed serious concern over the ‘’decline in secular values’’ in the country. Presiding over the inaugural of the birth centenary celebrations of Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios here on...

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Proud of Christian education: Uttar Pradesh CM

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has promised all possible support to Christians in the northern Indian state. The 41-year-old leader also said his Samajwadi (socialist) Party would ensure that all communities were treated with equality and respect. Yadav was...

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Bishops seek Modi’s help for Dalit reservation

Cardinal George Alencherry, Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Church also sought Modi's help for dalit reservation. New Delhi (UCAN): Catholic leaders, who addressed a New Delhi seminar along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have sought his help in introducing reservation for...

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Kerala Church asks Marxists not to use saints’ photos

Alappuzha (Matters India): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) should not use the pictures of Saint Alphonsa and Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara to get votes in Kerala, a Catholic church official said Tuesday. The CPI-M state party conference will be held...

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Modi promises Christians to protect religious freedom

The lack of a public statement from Modi had caused concern among Christian leaders Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Tuesday told a gathering of Christians that his government would ensure religious freedom, amid increasing criticism that his administration was apathetic...

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Pope condemns murder of Coptic Christians

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Monday denounced the murder of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIL militants in Libya. The Islamist terrorist organization released a video of the killings on Sunday, reports the Vatican Radio. Speaking in Spanish to an ecumenical...

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The Story of a few nuns in the frontier

The story of a few sisters working in the frontier Duburi (Matters India): I live with two other nuns in Maria Bhawan, a convent of the Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit in Dubur, a village in Jajpur district,...