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Mar 15, 2019
New Zealand mosque shootings: Attacks on houses of worship show rise of hate crime, religious places more vulnerable globallyPlaces of worship are 'soft targets' as they reign in a psychological hijack of people. "By targeting a house of worship, rather than a private home or business, the attacker has committed a powerful symbolic transgression: profaning a space that is both sacred and communal."
Mar 03, 2019
Kerala govt buries proposed bill to ensure fair administration of Church properties after pressure from protest groupsThe commission, headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice KT Thomas, was given the task in light of disputes in various denominations of the church.
Feb 28, 2019
As Vatican summit on sexual abuse yields few concrete measures, Kerala's survivors face anxious futureThe papal conclave ended with vague promises of concrete measures and special programmes. For the survivors in Kerala, this means nothing — except a continuation of their trauma and uncertainties.
Feb 21, 2019
Kerala rape case: Sister Lucy, who protested against accused bishop, says sexual abuse is rampant in ChurchReligious women, priests and laymen who supported a nun after she filed a police complaint of rape against Franco Mulakkal are being targeted in Kerala.
Feb 17, 2019
Vatican dismisses former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse allegationsThe Vatican has defrocked former United States cardinal Theodore McCarrick after a church trial found him guilty of sexually abusing minors
Dec 25, 2018
This Christmas, St Thomas Cathedral, a church that grew up with Mumbai, marks its 300th anniversaryThe first place of public worship for the followers of the Anglican Church came up on Christmas day, 300 years ago, in the form of St Thomas’ Church.
Oct 19, 2018
Mizoram polls: Church organisations, which had been vocal against BJP, have suddenly gone silentThe silence of the church organisations at a time when the BJP has become part of ruling dispensations in six of the seven northeastern states has drawn multiple interpretations.
Oct 09, 2018
Pope Francis blames Satan for sexual assault allegations haunting Church, seeks angel's help against 'wickedness and snares of devil'Since he was elected in 2013, Francis has made clear that he believes the devil to be real. In a document in April on holiness in the modern world, Francis mentioned the devil more than a dozen times.
Oct 03, 2018
Kerala nun rape case: The Church is patriarchal, men are fully protected, says ex-World Church Council memberEven if the Churches in India don't hold Franco Mulakkal responsible, he is accountable to the Vatican. The Pope is watching, says Dr. Aruna Gnanadason.
Sep 24, 2018
Day after expelling Sister Lucy from duties, Kerala church withdraws disciplinary action for participating in nuns' protestThe Kerala church had claimed that Sister Lucy's "statements on social media and other platforms are not in line with her religious duties", and that “her behavior is affecting those who believe in the Church".