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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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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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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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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...

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Has Christianity really failed in India?

There are some who want you to believe so. By Philip Jenkins India (UCAN):  In the Indian magazine Outlook and in a number of other publications, Tony Joseph recently sought to find out ‘Why Christianity Failed In India’. That is...

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Preparing for Year of Mercy with ice cream

Rome (Matters India) — Pilgrims and tourists strolling down the streets of Rome in the coming months may come across an unexpected treat – a special “Jubilee of Mercy Ice Cream,” created in honor of the upcoming Holy Year. Pope...

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My experiments as a missionary

Story By: Sr. Anitha Kanatt (Matters India) “Sister, is God dead?” An 18-year-old student surprised me when he stood up in the class to ask this question. Seeing me a little embarrassed, he continued, “I read somewhere that God is dead. What...

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Faithful protest against their Bishop in Kerala

The bishop said that the protesters need not enter the church as they live as scheduled caste Hindus. Kottayam:   (UCAN)- A group of Christians belonging to CMS Anglican Church in Kottayam began a protest accusing their Bishop Stephen J Vattappara...