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A Family of Saints!

Saints in the Little Flower family grow as parents set for canonization   Marta Jimenez and Elise Harris Vatican City, Mar 4, 2015 / 03:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Last week it was informally announced to journalists that the parents of St....

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Shan state (Myanmar) conflict reaches Catholic parish

Church attacked, priests questioned, staffers detained in Myanmar.   Myanmar:  A Catholic parish in Myanmar’s northern Shan state became embroiled in the region’s spiraling conflict last week when small artillery shells landed in the church compound. Kutkai Township, located between...

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Seekers of Truth

This is the extract of the Presidential address given by Dr MP Mathai, Professor (Retd), Gandhian studies, Gujarat Vidyapeet, during the first national convention of 'KCRM – Ex-priests, Nuns association' held at Kochi  on 28th Feb. 2015. Oh bold seekers...

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‘Capital punishment must end’

– Catholic publications unite in rare joint statement Washington D.C., Mar 5, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Four U.S. Catholic publications with a broad range of audiences have come together in a joint editorial citing Church leaders in calling...

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India’s empty rhetoric on religious freedom

Modi's assurances of ending violence are contradicted by his party faithful.   By John Dayal  New Delhi:  Whether you love her or hate her, Blessed Teresa of Kolkata did her main work with her hands and heart among people that...

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Pious prayerful Atheist – Dr James Kottoor

         At the Ex-priests meet at Ernakulam I was quoted as saying: ”I am in my eighties. I'm still a questioning, doubting and searching atheist.”  Quoting part of a sentence or out of context can be very misleading and end...

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It’s all about honey and a lady

The story of Aleyamma, a house wife in Kasargodu disrict of Kerala, was elaborately written in the Sunday magazine of Indian express. In itself, this live story is quite motivating and inspiring – Editor It is 9 p.m. Outside their...

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Andhra Christians march demanding RSS chief’s apology

Fr M Prasad said that Mother Teresa always wanted to serve the poor, but not involved in religious conversions. Vijayawada:  The Andhra Pradesh Federation of Churches organized rally in Vijayawada on Tuesday demanding an open apology from RSS chief Mohan...

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‘KCRM-Priests, Ex-priests, Nuns Association’, Formed

Ex-Priests and Ex-Nuns belonging to Syro-Malabar Church joined together at Kochi in a National Conference organized by Kerala Catholic Reformation Movement (KCRM) and have formed a National Organization, KCRM -Priests, Ex-priests, Nuns Association. The Convention called at St. Francis Nagar,...

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Court moved against proposed church demolition

The parish was in possession and enjoyment of the site for 80 years and had been given electricity connection. Madurai:  Madurai district administration has ordered demolition of a church allegedly instigated by Hindu Makkal Katchi (HMK), the church's parish told...