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  • Indians carry ‘suffering and poor church’ to Asian Youth Day

    Indians carry ‘suffering and poor church’ to Asian Youth Day

    Bishop Henry D’Souza told participants of the 7th Asian Youth Day in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, “the greatest challenge before the youth in Asia is to kindle hope in millions in the region who look for a ray of hope to brighten their lives and make their struggles meaningful.”

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  • Bishops of India host meeting to combat threats to secularism

    Bishops of India host meeting to combat threats to secularism

    Participants in a meeting hosted by the bishops of India said recent communal violence “threatened not just secularism, but the Constitution and the democratic fabric of the country.” They called upon the people to “seek strength from India’s deep spiritual reservoirs to end the increasing environment of hate, violence and disregard for the rule of law.”

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  • India archbishop warns about harassing Christians with anti-conversion accusations

    India archbishop warns about harassing Christians with anti-conversion accusations

    Indian archbishop Thomas Menamparampil says priests have been harassed, educators taking a group of children for picnic are being questioned, religious sisters taking a team of nurses for training are being held up by vigilantes who keep watch on every movement. The archbishop said more and more of the media is coming under control of what he called “cultural nationalists,” while the police have become more pliable to the will of Hindu militants, and it is feared the courts could follow.

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