Category: Christian World

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Pope Francis arrives in the Philippines

Pontiff begins four-day tour of nation that is home to Asia's largest Catholic population Francis has arrived in the Philippines at the start of what is likely to be one of the most extraordinary visits of his pontificate.The authorities have...

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Church misuses Blasphemy-law

An Interview with Sanal Edamaruku – Relevant parts  Sanal Edamaruku is a world-renowned author and rationalist currently facing a maximum sentence of three years in prison plus fines for criticizing the Catholic Church. As president of the Indian Rationalist Association,...

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Priest abused for clicking boozing men

Source: Matters India. Thiruvananthapuram: A hunt is under way for six men who abused a priest and assaulted a church committee member at Thumpa, Kazhakkoottam police said on Wednesday, a day after the incident. The priest, Fr Ashlin Jose, was verbally...

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Dalits angry as Bihar massacre accused are acquitted

Source: UCAN. All the Dalit victims were landless agricultural workers. Patna:  Family members of the Dalits who were killed in 1999 in Bihar's Arwal district, allegedly by the outlawed, upper -caste militia Ranvir Sena men, are disheartened and devastated over...

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Another Delhi church vandalised

The incident came to light in the morning when Father Balraj reached the church. New Delhi:  A Marian grotto of a parish church under Delhi archdiocese was vandalised by two unidentified men in west Delhi’s Vikaspuri area Wednesday morning. The...

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Conversion Crusade

Competes for people’s souls Harsh Mander in Hindustan Times, Jan, 13, 2015     (Note: The writer is director, Centre for Equity Studies. He makes three striking points not to be missed: 1.Glamour of Christianity is its missionary dedication to serve...

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Fostering Gender Balance in Religion

Mother Pelican, A Journal of Solidarity and Sustainability has published its January issue with a thorough study on gender considerations and discriminations in religions. At a time when Church is discussing Ordination of Women in Sacramental Churches, this issue seems to...

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Bajrang Dal attacks Christian bhawan in Bihar town

They were apparently protesting against the alleged conversion of poor Hindus by Christians. Source: UCAN   A group of Bajrang Dal activists Sunday attacked and vandalized the Christian bhawan (building) at a Bihar town, police said. The incident created panic among...

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Stoppage of overseas donations to India!

In his Editorial “From ‘Receiving’ to ‘Giving’ Church” (Page 4 – The Herald July 11-17, 2014) the Editor has written: “Gone are the days when financial help was given by foreign donor agencies in order to educate and empower the...

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Catholicism on the ropes in the Philippines

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao's embracing of Protestantism means the Catholic Church in the Philippines has a fight on its hands In a packed function room in a Las Vegas hotel, a hymn to Jesus Christ reverberates. At the centre of...