Category: Christian World

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Violence in Andhra as Kapus launch stir for quota

The Kapu leaders were angry with the ruling TDP for not implementing its poll promise to include Kapus in BC list. Visakhapatnam: (UCAN) Violence broke out in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Sunday as thousands of protestors from Kapu caste...

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Freedom from the shackles of the Church.

[Shree Vargese Pamplanil has correctly diagnosed the ailments that afflict the church today. I was almost surprised to note how exactly he has mentioned the various topics my wife and I were discussing last night before we fell asleep. The...

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Church leaders told to practice what they preach

Love of the poor at the root of church teaching, Cardinal Orlando Quevedo tells eucharistic congress. Manila: (UCAN) – Manila:  A Filipino cardinal who is known to advocate for social justice issues told Catholics attending the International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu...

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New Year of uncertainty for Bangladesh Christians

Story By: Rosaline Costa (Matters India) Dhaka — This year I faced continued challenges in human rights work. Considering the whole scenario of human rights situation in the country and in many other countries I feel lucky and grateful. I have enjoyed my work...

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Priest honoured with Education Award

Guwahati (Report: Matters India) – The Education Research & Development Foundation (ERDF), Guwahati, presented the ERDF Excellence Awards 2015 to 18 eminent citizens of Assam who played major roles in various fields and contributed immensely to the society. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi...

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Oldest Christian Monastery In Iraq Razed

(Story: Matters India) The ISIS jihadist group has completely destroyed a 1,400-year-old Christian monastery in Iraq, the oldest of its kind in the country. Satellite images released on Wednesday by the Associated Press showed just a pile of rubble where...

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No Saint Without a Past, No Sinner Without a Future

      Humans Are Slaves to Appearances But God Knows the Truth             By Kathleen Naab, Zenith News, Jan.19/16 (Note: Appearances are deceiving. All that glitters is not gold. So with ever so many things. The great wonder of creations is that no...

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Militant outfits in Manipur – Editorial in the Statesman

Taxing patience –  14 January, 2016                            (Note: Call a dog a bad name to hang it. That is how politicians and rulers sometimes deal with those who revolt against discriminatory or exploitative state policies. The Nagalands have the dubious distinction ...