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Critics say the law, which denies the opportunity for citizenship to Muslim refugees, is a threat to India’s secular democracy.
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The Supreme Court of India ordered their release on bail, as they challenge their controversial convictions for the 2008 assassination of a prominent Hindu holy man.
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Devotees of Blessed Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan share stories of faith and miraculous healings attributed to her intercession.
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Reports that the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the multiple massacres increase the concerns.
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In a pre-election pastoral letter, the Indian bishops refrained from direct criticism of the nation’s ruling Hindu nationalist government.
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The overturning of the Catholic mother’s conviction for blasphemy triggered violent national protests by Islamist groups.
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‘It is a sad moment for all of us,’ said Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai, referring to the Sept. 21 arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal.
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Amid the Christian victims’ lingering suffering, Church leaders seek reconciliation.
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The religious congregation founded by St. Teresa of Calcutta was targeted after a lay employee and a nun were arrested over an alleged ‘baby sale.’
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Speaking to the Register from his office in Karachi, Archbishop Joseph Coutts said, ‘I feel I have been called to be a stronger voice for the Christians and marginalized, given the situation here.’
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The sale of Church lands, authorized by Cardinal George Alencherry, had generated media controversy and public protests by his own priests.
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A local bishop told the Register, ‘This is a terrible case. Our innocent priest and hostel assistant had to spend 16 months in jail.’
Commentary
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Sri Lankan Catholics told the Register that the cardinal’s act of forgiveness, expressed at Easter Mass on April 12, is only one aspect of the process that is needed to ward off renewed religious violence.
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In his speech Feb. 24, Trump acknowledged that concerns about religious freedom and India’s months-long detention of political leaders in Kashmir were discussed privately.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party expanded its political power in the May 23 elections.
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COMMENTARY: Ground zero of one of the worst Christian persecutions in India, Kandhamal proves the Gospel assurance of Luke 12:2.
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In the letter marking the Dec. 14 election in the state of Gujarat, Archbishop Thomas Macwan warned against the threat posed by Hindu ‘nationalist forces.’
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Clarist Sister Rani Maria Vattalil, whose family subsequently forgave the Hindu man who brutally murdered her, was beatified Nov. 4 in Indore, India.
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Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil came home Oct. 1 after 18 months in captivity.
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Church leaders call Alphons Kannanthanam’s appointment a ‘positive step,’ but there are also concerns it is a political ploy.
Culture of Life
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The medical doctor and member of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary, ministered to leprosy victims for decades. She died Aug. 19.
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Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil’s relatives and friends are heartened by last week’s disclosure by Yemen’s deputy prime minister.
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Samandar Singh abandoned hatred and now cherishes local Christians.
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There were incidents of intimidation in five states in the days leading up to and on Palm Sunday.
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Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted last March in Yemen, asked Pope Francis to ‘please take care of my life.’
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The Missionaries of Charity’s motherhouse in Kolkata was thronged with pilgrims well into the night after the Sept. 4 ceremonies.
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Archbishop Raphael Cheenath died only days after India’s Supreme Court ordered new investigations of the 2008 violence against Kandhamal’s Christians and additional compensation to victims.
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Ahead of her canonization, Hindu fundamentalists claim she had a political motive to her actions.
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Veteran Catholic journalist Anto Akkara’s latest book, about the 2008 killing of a Hindu leader that resulted in a wave of anti-Christian persecution, has attracted national attention in India.