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Catholic Centre, 3 churches attacked in Madhya Pradesh

Timely police intervention controlled the situation. (UCAN) India: Suspected Hindu radicals on May 12 attacked three churches in Indoreand a temporary home of Augustinian nuns (OAS) in Pipaldhar which houses a centre for disabled children in the northern Indian state...

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Lay principal: broader trend among Jesuits

Mumbai (By: Kanchan Srivastava– Matters India)— As the numbers of Jesuit priests decline, and the times change, the Jesuit order across Maharashtra is having laypersons head its educational institutions for the first time in its history, which spans about 150 years. Over...

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Jesuit’s ordination saves Nepal Hindu village

Kathmandu (Matters India)— Even though additional tremors continue to rock the Himalayan nation of Nepal, the thousand-odd Hindus of Tarkerabari village in the nation’s Okhaldunga district are rejoicing over the April 25 ordination of Jesuit Deacon Tek Raj Paudel of...

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Cardinal Calls it Cardinal Sin!

                  Jesus never built any Church with brick and mortar. He was constantly busy building living churches made of flesh and blood – feeding, healing and caring – building what we call today domestic churches made up of temples of the...

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Quake tremors rattle India, 10 dead in Bihar and UP

The 7.3 magnitude earthquake's epicentre was in Kodari, Nepal and its effect was felt across north India, including Bihar. New Delhi (UCAN):  Another major earthquake jolted Nepal on Tuesday and the tremors were felt across India for over 30 seconds,...

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Church attack not illegal: Hindu Mahasabah

Shukla said his organization would give awards and protection to Hindu youths who attack churches and marry Muslim girls.     Meerut:  (UCAN)   Mahasabha on Monday said attacking a church is not “illegal” and “violates no law,” the Hindu...

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Raul Castro may return to Catholic Church

Vatican City (Matters India): Following a private meeting at the Vatican with Pope Francis, who has helped to broker improved relations between Cuba and the United States, the president of the Caribbean nation suggested he could return to the Church...

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Synod will endorse Church teaching on family – Cardinal Pell

By Elise Harris. Vatican City, (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican's Secretariat for the Economy, spoke this weekend on issues surrounding the family and the upcoming Synod of Bishops, saying the synod is unable to change Church teaching. Church...

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The perils of thoughtless giving

By Fr William Grimm Tokyo (UCAN):  A project I worked with that served homeless men in Tokyo once received a gift of a carton of bras for nursing mothers. People do not always use their heads when their hearts bid...

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Lest we Forget Feroze Gandhi – Joy Paul Puthussery

                        ( Sri Puthussery writes interesting facts about Feroze Gandhi an unsung, unremembered hero of Indian politics whose birth centenary was not celebrated in India. Jk) Sonia's Government splurged Rs...

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Assyrian Christians face terrible moment

  (Matters India) Danger levels rose sharply in late April for northeast Syria’s isolated Assyrian Christians, caught for nearly three months now between Kurdish militias and Syrian army forces battling with militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State for control of...