Category: Christian World

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Assam doctor uses religion to propagate health

Guwahati (Story By: Abdul Gani – Matters India): Due to the social dogma and superstition, introducing family planning measures has been pretty difficult, especially among the rural Muslims for a long time. But Dr Ilias Ali, Professor of Surgery at the Guwahati...

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Christians express shock over Agra church attack

No arrests yet as fear grows of further sectarian incidents. Police have failed to make an arrest four days after a church was attacked in the northern Indian city of Agra raising fears among the Christian community that religious extremists...

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National peace movement launched

The movement also aims to educate the youth about India's pluralism and the need to be sensitive towards under privileged. Indore (UCAN):  Peace activists from different religions across India together launched a national movement for peace Thursday in Indore aiming...

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Church attacks: priests express concern over security

Mathura (matters India): Christian priests in Mathura on Friday raised security concern after an attack on the 95-year-old St. Mary’s Church in Agra on Thursday. The priests fear that they, too, could be attacked by anti-social elements. “The desperate elements...

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Catholic priest sees Satan in Islamic State

Rome(Matters India): In a recent Facebook post, well-known Roman exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth said the Islamic State (ISIS) “is Satan,” and he also questioned the lack of response from Western nations. “ISIS is Satan. Things first happen in the spiritual...

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Dictators’ democracy

By Jug Suraiya,April 15, 2015, in Times of India.            (Dictatorship of the proletariat is the only thing that has not struck root in India. It is now reduced to God’s own land, Kerala, where it...

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Fewer Kerala women join convents

This trend coincides with a slowdown in the growth of Christian population in India and their improving prosperity, say social activists and Church representatives. Kochi:  The number of Kerala women joining convents is fast dwindling because of shrinking family sizes...

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Kerala Church sees shortage of nuns

Kochi (Story By: Sananda Kumar– Matters India): Shrinking family sizes and expanding career opportunities for women are posing a problem for the Church. In Kerala, the state that sends the highest number of candidates to become nuns, fewer women are now...

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Do we really understand Boko Haram?

  By Matt Hadro.  Washington D.C., Apr 7, 2015 / 12:04 am (CNAEWTN News).-(In the Picture: Displaced persons in Maiduguri, who are being cared for by the local Church, in Sept. 2014. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need). Boko Haram gained notoriety...