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  • India Cardinal celebrates Easter with retired priests

    India Cardinal celebrates Easter with retired priests

    Cardinal Oswald Gracias celebrated Easter morning Mass with the retired priests of the Diocesan Clergy Home in Bandra West, Mumbai. He told the priests he had fond memories of working with them in their various ministries in the Archdiocese of Bombay, and encouraged them in their new “apostolate of prayer and of rest.”

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  • Hindu nationalists disrupt a church service, charging ‘conversion’

    Hindu nationalists disrupt a church service, charging ‘conversion’

    A religious service by an independent Christian congregation in India was disrupted by police and nationalists accusing the pastor of trying to convert Hindus. It is the latest instant of anti-Christian persecution in the country, which has been under the rule of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since 2014.

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  • Archdiocese of Bombay honors those who help alcoholics

    Archdiocese of Bombay honors those who help alcoholics

    “We alcoholics have been graced with a new life, through the gift of sobriety, so freely and compassionately bestowed upon us by our loving God.” This was the response from the director of an anti-alcoholism facility in Mumbai, which won an award for its work from the Archdiocese of Bombay.

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