Category: Christian World

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Northeast’s legendary missionary passes away

Dimapur: The first Indian to join the Salesians as a missionary for the country’s northeastern region will be laid to rest on December 26 in Dimapur, Nagaland Salesian Fr. Joseph Edakkudan died on December 22 at Bosco College of Teacher...

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A breve message to our worldwide Church – Karl

Message to our worldwide Church and you all!, ECCC      Peace and Joy to you beloved brothers and sisters or of our Worldwide ECCC (Ecumenical Catholic Church of Christ), and all people of Good Will! Wishing you all from...

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Christmas with heavy heart – Archbishop Anil Couto

Christians celebrate Christmas with heavy heart The statement was signed by Archbishop Anil Couto of Delhi and other Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant Bishops and civil society leaders.   India:  Bishops and Christian leaders India say they celebrate Christmas this year with...

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Example for Catholics

Olympic figure skating star hailed as example for Catholic Addie Mena     Washington D.C., Feb 16, 2014 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic Olympian and international skating superstar Kim Yuna is a role model not only of dedication and...

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“Anti-life culture” needs more focus: Jesuit dialoguers

New Delhi: Asian Jesuits engaged in dialogue with Muslims want their congregation to pay more attention to the prevailing anti-life culture in the world. “Radicalism, fundamentalism, intolerance and culture of violence spin a web of anti-life culture around us. We...

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Santa ki Jai – Sagarika Ghose

(Here is some serious stuff to chew on both for RSS-Sanghparivar and Christians all over. Never miss reading Sagarika Ghose as she is a writer with precious ideas and forceful language. This article is the right message for those who...

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Vatican bureaucracy has ‘spiritual Alzheimer’s’

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis launched a blistering attack on the Vatican bureaucracy Monday, outlining a "catalog of illnesses" that plague the church's central administration, including "spiritual Alzheimer's" and gossipy cliques. The pope's traditional Christmas greeting to the cardinals,...

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Unity of all Mankind – Dr James Kottoor

That they may all be one & Hapy at Xstmas This is impossible to achieve without “good will to all”  — the central shining message of Christmas — excluding none, based on creed, colour, caste, country and continent in today’s...

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CCR Int’l: What is our purpose in 2015?

Catholic Church Reform International: What is our purpose in 2015? My dear friends in Christ: As I reflect on the emails of these past weeks I believe CCRI is in the midst of an identity crisis, sorting out our way...

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Misleading Christmas Sermon in Kolkotta…!

Isaac Harold Gomes (Kolkotta) wrote to the Priest: Dear Fr Robin, During your sermon at the 8.30 am English Mass (on 21st Dec 2014) you said in the context of Albert Kujur who is going to be ordained a Priest...

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Church criticizes Kerala government on liquour policy

Kottayam – The Church of South India (CSI) deputy moderator Thomas K Oommen has severely criticized state government’s decision to make changes in its liquor policy. The bishop on Friday slammed chief minister Oommen Chandy for sabotaging the liquor policy. This...

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National United Christian Forum raises serious concerns

Rev Richard Howell New Delhi: The National United Christian Forum (NUCF) comprising three leading Churches of India Saturday voiced serious concern about the current situation of the minorities, particularly the Christians in India The forum comprising the Catholic Bishops’ Conference...

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Church of England’s first female bishop

The Rev Libby Lane, a parish priest from Crewe, is the surprise choice for the Church of England’s first female  bishop. She has been appointed suffragan (assistant) bishop of Stockport, which the church counts as part of Chester diocese. Her...

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RSS chief ducks queries on reconversion

RSS-affiliated groups have been accused of persuading members from the minority communities to embrace Hinduism. Panaji:  RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Friday avoided questions on the controversy over religious conversion, saying it was not his job to comment on such issues....

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Catching them young to prevent Christian northeast happening

Source: Matters India Ballabhgarh: More than 100 children from the northeastern Indian states are living in two hostels managed by Vanvasi Kalyan Ashramm (VKA).in a Haryana town The hostels, Donyi-Polo Chhatravas and Shaheed Jadonang Hostel, are set up to prevent...