Category: Christian World

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Sr Monica Cavanagh on the Francis Effect

Sr Monica Cavanagh, congregational leader of St Mary MacKillop's Josephite Sisters, reflects on the leadership of Pope Francis from the point of view of a woman. (This article was originally published in Cathnews) Pope Francis:  Seeking the Wisdom of Women I...

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Ayodhya sadhus criticize reconversion drive

Ayodhya: Prominent sadhus in Ayodhya have stood up against forced religious reconversions by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its affiliated outfits, saying this kind of politics will divide the country. “Yeh log khoon ki rajniti khel rahe hain (These people are...

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Kidnapped priest found murdered in Mexico

Mexico City: The Catholic Church in Mexico has condemned the murder of a priest, who was abducted by organized crime, after he preached a sermon criticizing it. Father Gregorio Lopez Gorrostieto dedicated what was to be his final sermon on...

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Sword to my throat but I refused to convert

Iraqi refugee Khiria Al-Kas Isaac (Pic by Sahar Mansour in Ankawa, Iraq) Iraqi Christian: ‘ISIS terrorist held a sword to my throat but I refused to convert’ Refugee told militant she would rather die than give up her Christian faith. An...

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Many Christians among 50 killed in Assam

Source: Matters India New Delhi: More than 50 people, many of them tribal Christians, were killed by suspected Bodo militants in Assam’s on Tuesday. Enraged residents of a village in Sonitpur district Wednesday took the victims’ body to the local...

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Full Text: Dalit Memorandum against Church Discrimination

Date: 15.12.2014  Mr. KudanthaiArasan, Founder & President, Viduthalai Tamil Puligal Katchi, And alliance of various Dalit Christian Movements No: 541, Kamarasar Nagar- New Street Melakaveri- Post, Kumbakkonam- 612002, Thanjavur-District, Tamil Nadu, Mobile No: 09894182482. E Mail Id: kudanthaiarasan73@gmail.com Note: National Commission...

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Northeast’s legendary missionary passes away

Dimapur: The first Indian to join the Salesians as a missionary for the country’s northeastern region will be laid to rest on December 26 in Dimapur, Nagaland Salesian Fr. Joseph Edakkudan died on December 22 at Bosco College of Teacher...

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Christmas with heavy heart – Archbishop Anil Couto

Christians celebrate Christmas with heavy heart The statement was signed by Archbishop Anil Couto of Delhi and other Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant Bishops and civil society leaders.   India:  Bishops and Christian leaders India say they celebrate Christmas this year with...

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Example for Catholics

Olympic figure skating star hailed as example for Catholic Addie Mena     Washington D.C., Feb 16, 2014 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic Olympian and international skating superstar Kim Yuna is a role model not only of dedication and...

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Santa ki Jai – Sagarika Ghose

(Here is some serious stuff to chew on both for RSS-Sanghparivar and Christians all over. Never miss reading Sagarika Ghose as she is a writer with precious ideas and forceful language. This article is the right message for those who...

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Vatican bureaucracy has ‘spiritual Alzheimer’s’

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis launched a blistering attack on the Vatican bureaucracy Monday, outlining a "catalog of illnesses" that plague the church's central administration, including "spiritual Alzheimer's" and gossipy cliques. The pope's traditional Christmas greeting to the cardinals,...