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Of bishops, priests and show-offs

The laity must wake up. They have for too long allowed themselves to be misled by this hypocritical show of comic power.

Indian Christians were the Brits, says BJP MP Gopal Shetty

This is not the first time Shetty is under fire for his comments. In March this year, he introduced the private member’s Bill in the Lok Sabha, seeking to raise the age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 if she is marrying without her parent’s consent.

How St Thomas brought Christianity to India

Relics of St. Thomas are less common than his tombs, of which there are purportedly six. A fascinating reliquary exists in Mylapore. Originally housing some of the saint’s bones, it is now empty.

Churches targeted on Palm Sunday, Modi stays silent

“The rash of violence against Christians, disrupting Palm Sunday prayers, speaks of a heightened impunity, and, we suspect, a more direct collusion of police and local authorities," John Dayal said.

Christians in India increasingly under attack, study shows

The persecution of Christians in India has risen over the past year, pushing it up a league table of countries where the practice of the faith is a high-risk activity, according to a monitoring organisation.

Christian men attacked by Hindu mob face anti-conversion law

Humanitarian groups believe Christian persecution has significantly risen since Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party, Bharatiya Janata Party, assumed the government.

Bishops in India take dramatic stand for Christian ‘untouchables’

Although Christians are generally a tiny minority in India, overall representing just 2.3 percent of the population, Arulraj said there are pockets within Tamil Nadu in which movement of Christian votes from one party to the other “could definitely make a difference.”

Indian Christians ask Govt to protect churches during Holy Week

As Christians, participating in the liturgies of the passion, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, we ask for protection and security for our defenseless community" writes the GCIC.

India 17th in most dangerous place for Christians

"More than 350 Christians were physically attacked, at least nine Christians were killed for their faith and at least three women were raped in the reporting year.

Italian nun with expired visa gets 1-year extension

Activist Abraham Mathai who runs an NGO called Indian Christian Voice, had claimed Sr Bertilla was facing ""deportation"" despite having "worked for the cause of lepers in India since 40 years."
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