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Muslims, Christians celebrate AAP victory

They expressed hope that the capital would see a better government that would be above communal and caste-based politics. New Delhi:(UCAN)  Members of the Muslim and Christian communities, who had voted in large numbers for the AAP, rejoiced at the...

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Church attackers are akin to Nazis: Bishop

He cited examples of churches being vandalised, Christian prayer meets being disrupted and Bishops refused visas to India to show a ‘pattern’. Mumbai: (UCAN)  Auxiliary Bishop Agnelo Gracias of the Bombay has equated the attackers of churches across India to...

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AAP victory reflects hope of millions: Delhi archbishop

He expressed hope that the new government led by Kejriwal "would work towards welfare of all irrespective of caste, creed and class and more importantly towards social peace and religious harmony.” New Delhi:  The "historic victory" of Aam Admi Party...

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7,000 Christians faced threats in 2014, reports Catholic body

Madhya Pradesh (23) and Chhattisgarh (19), both BJP-ruled states, along with Congress-ruled Karnataka (14) account for nearly half of all incidents across India. Mumbai:  The Mumbai-based Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) says it has documented 120 attacks on Christians and their...

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Delhi church attacks: Silence of Christian MLAs /MPs ?

Delhi church attacks: Congress questions silence of Christian BJP MLAs  Panaji (matters India): Goa Congress on Monday condemned the recent police action in Delhi against Christians who took to streets over attacks on churches, and questioned the silence of state...

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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...

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Cardinal Gracias re-elected CCBI president

Bangalore (Matters India) – Cardinal Oswald Gracias has been re-elected as the president of the Conference of the Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) at its ongoing 27th Plenary Assembly in Bangalore. Along with Cardinal Gracias, Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao of...

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Asia’s biggest Christian convention begins in Kerala

Each day will have three separate sessions for women and men, besides a series of prayer and devotional music. Maramon (UCAN):  Asia's biggest Christian convention got underway here Sunday with Philipose Mar Chrysostum, senior metropolitan of the Mar Thoma Church,...

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A fulfilling journey from police to seminary

Story By: Brother Mukti Kumar Minj (Matters India) I am thankful to galaxy of people who came on my way supporting, guiding, encouraging and caring in varied ways. I am sure that God was present through them and events of life. I...

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Kerala-based priest bags ‘Best Gospel Magician’award

Kochi: (Matters India) Father Saju Mathew, vicar of Immanuel Mar Thoma Church, Houston, US, has been selected for this year’s covetous Merlin Award instituted by International Magicians Society for the ‘Best Gospel Magician’ category. Dubbed as the Oscar in the field...

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Goa Bishop seeks safety for minorities

Ferrao heads the Roman Catholic church in Goa which wields significant clout, considering that 26 percent of the state's population is Catholic. Panaji:  Goa's Archbishop Fr. Filipe Neri Ferrao Thursday asked the central government to ensure security for minorities. He...