Category: Christian World

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A Controversial Canonization

What should disqualify someone from being a saint? That might seem a funny question. How about sin? But over the course of the last month, people in California and elsewhere have been asking it a lot. In January, Pope Francis...

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To all Reformers: Dr James Kottoor

  Pope Francis acknowledged and affirmed the position of all the baptized in our Church when he raised this question to the bishops in South America: "As pastors, bishops, and priests, are we conscious and convinced of the mission of the...

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IS fighter changes heart after “death”

Aleppo (story – Matters India) – An ISIS jihadist has recently converted to Christianity after being left for dead near the eastern border of Syria where he was finally rescued by Christian missionaries from the region, reported the Aleppo Herald...

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Sex abuse: former nun plans hunger strike

Former nun Anita of St. Agata Convent is all set to launch an indefinite hunger strike in front of her convent at Thottakkattukara, Ernakulam. Kochi:  A Catholic nun who was expelled from her congregation after she reportedly resisted sexual abuse...

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Welcome Modi’s remarks on religious freedom: EU

Modi's remarks in support of freedom of religion came in the wake of a string of attacks on churches in the capital. New Delhi(UCAN): The European Union Wednesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on religious freedom and said that his...

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China church demolitions speedy, wide in scope

More than 400 crosses removed and 35 churches destroyed in single year (UCAN) Hong Kong:  More than one year since provincial authorities in Zhejiang began demolishing and removing crosses at hundreds of churches, the campaign may have slowed, according to a...

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Vatican officials in India for inter-faith events

Vatican City (Matters India)– Officials of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue are in India participating in ‎initiatives organized in cooperation with the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI). Fr. ‎Indunil Kodithuwakku, and Indian priest Fr. Santiago Michael are...

Christians Are as Guilty as Muslims: Obama 0

Christians Are as Guilty as Muslims: Obama

Obama Says Christians Are as Guilty as Muslims: 'People Committed Terrible Deeds in the Name of Christ' During the National Prayer Breakfast, President Barack Obama spoke about violence that has been committed in the name of faith. The President said...