Matters India - Feb 18

Newsletter – February 18, 2018
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Kerala parish set to celebrate Rani Maria’s first feast

By Matters India Reporter
Pulluvazhy: The native parish of Blessed Rani Maria is all set to celebrate her first feast day on February 25.
“Sister Rani Maria is a message and an example of love toward strangers,” …
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Vatican Dossier - Feb 17

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Santa Marta: Pope Says No Fake Fasting!

Matters India - Feb 17

Newsletter – February 17, 2018
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Tamil Nadu tops in hate crimes against Christians

By Matters India Reporter
New Delhi: Tamil Nadu state in southern India recorded the highest incidents of anti-Christian violence during 2017, according to a study by the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI).
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UCAN News - Feb 16

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Baptists cleared of Indian election violation
 

UCAN Asia News - Feb 17

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Hong Kong Catholics voice concern over Vatican deal
One all-night vigil attendee raises the Hong Kong handover as an example of how quickly things can go wrong with Beijing read more
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Thousands of Filipinos hit by Kuwait worker ban
Duterte told to create jobs to stop the exodus of workers abroad read more
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Indonesia busts Catholic politician for alleged graft
Marianus Sae was frontrunner in race to become governor of East Nusa Tenggara province read more
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Features

Torture the 'new normal' as Sri Lankan police stumble
Activist priest tries to keep officers in check but brutality against detainees is commonplace read more
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Commentary

Breaking the trust
Cardinal Zen should not have made public the content of a confidential meeting he had with the pope read more
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Baptists cleared of Indian election violation
Letter asking party leaders in Nagaland not to support the pro-Hindu BJP gets the all-clear from poll watchdog read more
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Hackers target petition on Vatican-China deal
Organizers of the global online signature campaign condemn 'cowardly act' and say they will not be silenced read more
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Features

Religion takes center stage in Karnataka election
Congress leader Gandhi accused of being 'an election-time Hindu' after visiting temples on a tour of the Indian state read more
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Still no justice for murdered Bangladeshi journalists
Priest joins chorus of anger 6 years after brutal killings as conspiracy theorists claim govt cover-up read more
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Pope Francis names new Philippine archbishop
Bishop Jose Romeo Lazo will oversee Iloilo and Guimaras provinces read more
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Crimes committed by Indian children on the rise
Call for stricter law enforcement after an increase in violent juvenile offenses including murder, rape and robbery read more
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Activists hold Lenten fast to help build Mindanao schools
Ecumenical group aims to rekindle hope in poor communities read more
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Video

Sunday Gospel reflection with Fr. Bill Grimm
From now till the start of the Sacred Triduum we will remember that we are Cinderella sitting in sin. Watch this video
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