Category: Christian World

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Church criticizes Kerala government on liquour policy

Kottayam – The Church of South India (CSI) deputy moderator Thomas K Oommen has severely criticized state government’s decision to make changes in its liquor policy. The bishop on Friday slammed chief minister Oommen Chandy for sabotaging the liquor policy. This...

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National United Christian Forum raises serious concerns

Rev Richard Howell New Delhi: The National United Christian Forum (NUCF) comprising three leading Churches of India Saturday voiced serious concern about the current situation of the minorities, particularly the Christians in India The forum comprising the Catholic Bishops’ Conference...

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Church of England’s first female bishop

The Rev Libby Lane, a parish priest from Crewe, is the surprise choice for the Church of England’s first female  bishop. She has been appointed suffragan (assistant) bishop of Stockport, which the church counts as part of Chester diocese. Her...

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RSS chief ducks queries on reconversion

RSS-affiliated groups have been accused of persuading members from the minority communities to embrace Hinduism. Panaji:  RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Friday avoided questions on the controversy over religious conversion, saying it was not his job to comment on such issues....

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BJP turning to polarisation to serve its political ends

Sitaram Yechury,  (December 16, 2014, in Hindustan Times) (Yechury is CPI(M) Politburo member and Rajya Sabha MP)                The current Rajya Sabha impasse is a reflection of the furious unfolding of the Modi government’s ‘lethal cocktail’ — selling grandiose illusions...

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SC turns down travel appeals by Italian marines

New Delhi – Supreme court of India turns down travel appeals by two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012. Source- Matters India The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied Massimiliano Latorre permission to remain in his country...

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One Nation Under RSS – Indian Currents

“We the minorities are no more safe in today’s India,” came in a panic-stricken voice as I attended a call on my mobile phone in the wake of the recent attacks on Churches in and around Delhi. Well, it is...