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First Jesuit University in India opened

Source: The Herald (Kolkata)  Santosh Dighal Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday opened the first Jesuit university in a glittering ceremony in Bhubaneswar, capital of the eastern Indian state. Speaking on the occasion, Patnaik said the Xavier University (XU)...

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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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Pope’s trip to Sri Lanka and Philippines: 5 things to know

Vatican City – Pope Francis embarks on his second Asian pilgrimage this coming week, visiting Sri Lanka and the Philippines exactly 20 years after St. John Paul II’s record-making visit to two countries with wildly disparate Catholic populations. Pope Francis...

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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...

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Be a curious Catholic – Pope Francis

Curtsey: UCAN Catholics who never have difficulties with their faith are probably not taking it very seriously. One of the common difficulties I encounter in dealing with my fellow Catholics is that they often feel guilty for doubting their faith....