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Good Governance Day: National council for churches seeks PM Modi's intervention

Dec 19, 2014

Good Governance Day: National council for churches seeks PM Modi's intervention

National Council for Churches in India (NCCI) on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure security of all religious minorities, while it expressed concerns over reconversion programmes of some right wing outfits and government's plan to observe Good Governance Day on Christmas. #Politics #India #NewsTracker #communalism #Christmas #NCCI #National Council for Churches in India
Speaking of major wins: Church of England appoints first female bishop

Dec 17, 2014

Speaking of major wins: Church of England appoints first female bishop

The announcement comes five months after the church ended a long and divisive dispute by voting to allow women to serve as bishops. #World #GoodNews #Christianity #Church of England #Female Bishop #Bishop #Women clergy
Vatican report on U.S. nuns is conciliatory, stresses teachings

Dec 17, 2014

Vatican report on U.S. nuns is conciliatory, stresses teachings

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A keenly-awaited Vatican report on Roman Catholic nuns in the United States struck a conciliatory tone on Tuesday, praising them for their social and educational work but urging them to stick to Church teachings. The report is the result of an investigation launched in 2008 after some Vatican officials and U.S. #Business #facebook #China #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Argentina #author #Church #opinion
Ghar vapasi in Agra: The unlevel field in Muslim, Christian and Hindu conversion

Dec 12, 2014

Ghar vapasi in Agra: The unlevel field in Muslim, Christian and Hindu conversion

A liberal society should neither ban religious conversions nor the offer of inducements for the same. But even so, it is worth noting the advantages traditionally proselytising religions have against non-proselytising religions like Hinduism. #India #Islam #ConnectTheDots #Muslim #Hindu #Christianity #Church #Conversion #Agra Conversions #Evangelical Organisations #ghar vapsi #conversion row
SIT constituted to probe Delhi church fire: Rajnath tells Lok Sabha

Dec 08, 2014

SIT constituted to probe Delhi church fire: Rajnath tells Lok Sabha

Home Minister Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha Monday that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) was probing the incident of a suspected arson attack on a church in Dilshad Garden in the national capital. #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #Rajnath Singh #SIT #Dehli church #Fire Delhi church

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Religion by loudspeaker India's great cacophony

Dec 29, 2013

Religion by loudspeaker India's great cacophony

Festivals and other religious and community occasions are increasingly imposed on all those within earshot. And more people are forced into participating in this through the loudspeaker. #JustSaying #Music #temple #mosque #Church #Reliqion #Azan
Have Bandra's xenophobes forgotten their own history?

Mar 09, 2012

Have Bandra's xenophobes forgotten their own history?

Cultural mixing, despite its Catholic image, has always been characteristic of Bandra. Now some Catholics in the queen of Mumbai's suburbs are beginning to resent that very fact. #InThisCorner #Bandra #Castella de Aguada #St. Andrew's Church #catholics