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What’s the point of fasting, anyway?

Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- God commanded it, Jesus practiced it, Church Fathers have preached the importance of it – fasting is a powerful and fundamental part of the Christian life. But for many Catholics...

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Donation boxes stolen from church

The church also houses an educational complex, however, the suspects did not go there. UCAN:  on February 19, 2016, 8:25 AM Pune: Three men broke into a church in Pune and decamped with two donation boxes containing 25,000 rupees. After an...

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Reactions to Vatican Settlement of Rite Issue (Updated)

Dear Mr. Kottoor, I am surprised by your statement that “the Eparchy leadership was adamant that all should be registered members to get sacramental service.” From where did you invent this? As Bishop of Faridabad I have never held this position....

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Matters India on Delhi-Faridabad Controversy

Delhi Orientals: Rome denies general permission  Published on: 3:49 am, February 19, 2016 Story By: mattersindia.com reporter New Delhi: The Vatican congregation for the Oriental Churches has resolved a controversy among Oriental Catholics living in the Indian capital region. It has favorably considered...

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Miscreants damage images at Sinquerim church 

Published on: 10:54 pm, February 18, 2016 Story By: mattersindia.com Calangute: Miscreants broke the protective glass of two portraits at the main entrance of St Lawrence Church, Sinquerim, on Tuesday. The incident came to light on Wednesday morning, when parishioners were on their...

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Gospel of the doughty Thomas

  Published on: 2:01 am, February 18, 2016 Story By: Mattersindia.com On April 4, 1579, a young Englishman named Thomas Stephens boarded the Laurenco, a ship sailing to India, at Lisbon, Portugal, clinging to his most precious possession: his faith. A Roman Catholic, he...