Category: Christian World

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Vatican officials denied Indian visa

India:(Outlook India/UCAN)  The Indian Government this week denied entry into the country to two Catholic priests from the Vatican who were scheduled to attend the ongoing plenary assembly of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India. Archbishop Arthur Roche and...

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Indian priest to help Britain’s ailing health service

London:Matters India- Father Davis Chiramel, chairman of the Kidney Federation of India popularly known as “Kidney Father From Kerala”, has launched a voluntary charity organisation in Britain to add more organ donors from the South Asian communities, especially Indians. According...

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Woman Grand Master Mary Ann Gomes

2015 seems to be remarkable year for India.  The 200th Birth Anniversary of Don Bosco, the visit of Barack Obama and the phenomenal feat of Woman Grand Master Mary Ann Gomes. Indeed it is providential and at the same time, a matter...

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Tolerance amid increase in violence

Women on the street of Jaipur, India, March 2009. Credit: Bo Nielsen via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0). Bishop urges youth of India to work for tolerance amid increase in violence.  By Antonio Anup Gonsalves Bellary, India, Jan 31, 2015 / 04:03...

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The dangers of naming God

By Fr William Grimm Tokyo:  I wish I could remember the exact words and who it was who said them to the effect that while Christianity can be believed, some Christians are absolutely incredible. The same can be said of...

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Saffronising the Womb :: Indian Currents Editorial

Procreation is no Panacea Dr Suresh Mathew Narendra Modi Government came to power on people’s agenda. The core issues were: to initiate development, bring back black money, end corruption, contain inflation and ensure women’s safety. Angered by the failure of...

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Maramon Convention to begin next month

The eight-day convention will commence with the introductory prayer by Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mar Thoma Valiya Metropolitan. Kottayam:  The 120th Maramon Convention, one of the largest Christian gatherings in the world, will begin at Maramon, near Kozhenchery in Kerala on...

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After church attacks, group launches helpline

New Delhi  – In a first of its kind initiative by any religious minority group in the country, Christians’ group, “following rise in targeted communal violence especially in the Capital” have launched a national helpline number to help victims of...

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Claretian priests attacked in Asansol

The attackers were making anti Christian slogans and issuing death threats. By Fr I. P. Sarto Sahanagar:  A mob beat up two Claretian priests in Sahanagar village in Asansol diocese accusing them of diverting toilet water to the village canal...