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Amid police cover, Easter celebrated in Delhi

The recent attacks on some churches here made the government step up security outside Christian institutions. New Delhi (UCAN):  The Christian community celebrated Easter on Sunday with prayers and sumptuous meals, with police providing protection to all major congregations. While...

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Citizens Are Not Beggars

(Indian Currents) “India is the only country where citizens address bureaucrats as SIR. This in turn gives the impression that the government, as personified by the bureaucrat, is the dispenser of largesse, and the citizen a humble beneficiary of the...

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Two minor explosions reported in Belur Math

The News Minute | April 4, 2015 | 08:50 am IST Two low intensity explosions took place at the Belur Math in West Bengal on Friday evening. Though no one was injured in the blast, some glass counters at the...

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Over 50 Villages Ban Christian Missionaries in Bastar Region

Christians denied ration –  Babu Thomas (Christian Today) More than 50 villages in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh have banned the entry and propaganda by non-Hindu missionaries, especially Christians in the last six months which is credited to the aggressive campaign launched...

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Top 10 Christian Persecuting States of 2014: Report

Bei Chatlai Beita – Christian Today.  Chhattisgarh has emerged as the "top rogue state" of India, where Christians are most persecuted in 2014, followed by Maharashtra – the "new Hindutva capital of India," Madhya Pradesh was third; the persecution was...

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Catholic group opposes proposal for Uniform Civil Code

Catholic Church has a Canon Law, which is followed all over the world and regulates family issues like, divorce, marriage and inheritance, implemented by Ecclesiastical Courts. Mumbai (UCAN Report):  A Catholic group in Mumbai has opposed a proposal to implement...

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Bear witness to Christ in all situations, Christians told

(Story:Matters India) Agasaima — Archbishop of Goa and Daman Filipe Neri Ferrao exhorted the Catholic community to bear witness to Christ in all situations, through the staunch faith provided by their ancestors. He was addressing the community at the opening...

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Tripura’s first Catholic hospital opens

Story By: J. Pulinthanath (Mattters India).  Agartala — Health Care services in the northeastern state of Tripura got a much-needed impetus with the inauguration of St. Joseph Hospital at the capital city of Agartala on 19th March 2015. Shri Pabitra Kar, the...

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Kejri’s Doubtful Credentials?

You too Brutus, sounds Cat calls Kejri’s  Doubtful Credentials?            Come clean Kejri, Good-by to ominous silence, make up with towering founding members, nay invite them into inner circle to listen humbly, learn diligently, disagree agreeably, graciously, to concentrate constructively...

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Prioritize protection of citizens over cows: Cardinal

Story By: mattersindia.com repoter Jagdalpur: Principals of some top Christians schools in Chhattisgarh state have been asked to furnish details about crosses and other religious articles displayed in their institutions. “This is another case of sheer harassment,” Fr Mathew Kunnel, coordinator...

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Christian schools asked to explain crosses, statutes

Story By: mattersindia.com repoter Jagdalpur: Principals of some top Christians schools in Chhattisgarh state have been asked to furnish details about crosses and other religious articles displayed in their institutions. “This is another case of sheer harassment,” Fr Mathew Kunnel, coordinator...

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Student nun manhandled in Mangaluru

Story By: Melwyn Pinto Mangaluru: A young nun was allegedly kidnapped and manhandled by four men on March 16. However, the nun managed to escape from the assailants, daijiworld.com reported. The men allegedly waylaid the nun doing her physiotherapy course in...