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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...

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Sunday service stopped in Himachal Pradesh

On Monday VHP submitted a memorandum to Himachal Pradesh governor Urmila Sinngh on the issue of love jihad and conversions. Shimla:  Suspected members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday stopped a prayer meeting of Christians at Pulhara area of...

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Mob burns several houses, kills three

(In the picture: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi – Story Matters India  Muzaffarpur – Three people from a particular community were burnt alive after an irate mob set several houses on fire in protest against the killing of an abducted...

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What the Church must do to help the poor

 Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith 'Until the rule of law is respected, then places like the Philippines will continue to be corrupt' (PA) Corruption in the Third World and the break down of family life in the UK contribute to the blight...

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The plague of fundamentalist violence

We must not denigrate followers of an entire religion because of the misguided acts of a few. Tokyo:  Fundamentalist believers, who were enraged by what they decided was a blasphemous film, set off firebombs in a Paris movie theater. Thirteen...

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RSS targeting Dalits- Not the Brahmin Christians

“The real intention of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is to terrorise the dalits, adivasis and the OBCs who have been converting into several evangelical Christian denominations that have no centralised structure.” Kancha Ilaia The Sangh Parivar is conducting the so-called...

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LESSONS FROM LORETO SEALDAH

One of the most powerful drivers of the CSR movement could well be the thousands of schools dotting the country. Schools enjoy what most corporate houses do not. They possess scale; a single school in excess of a thousand students...

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One Buddhist nun’s thoughts on Pope Francis

Miao Jing of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist association arrives at Santo Tomas University in Manila, Jan. 18, 2015. Credit: Alan Holdren/CNA. Manila, Philippines, Jan 18, 2015 / 04:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Buddhist nun who experienced Pope Francis’ visit...

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Reconversion in two places in Kerala

The VHP claimed to have reconverted 27 Christians, from five families, to Hinduism in Kayamkulam too on Sunday. Kochi:  Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) claimed to have converted more than 100 people from 42 Christian families to Hinduism in two places...

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Saif Ali Khan: Intermarriage is not jihad, it is India

(Note: Saif Ali Khan, actor and producer  is the Son of International Cricketer Pataudi and Actress Sharmila Tagore.  He speaks of his marriage.The noteworthy statement to digest is: “Intermarriage is not jihad. Intermarriage is India. India is a mix. Ambedkar...