UCAN News - Jun 19

Indian News

Freed Bhopal nun slapped with abduction charges
 
Archbishop Leo Cornelio of Bhopal describes it as a 'totally a false case'. Read more...

 

Indian govt accused of 'anti-tribal' recruitment
 
Hundreds of local youth have been recruited into paramilitary forces to tackle the Maoist insurgency in central India. Read more...
 

Pope Francis may not visit India this year
 
Francis announced in October 2016 his intent to visit India along with Bangladesh in 2017. But no move is seen so far.Read more...
 

Pune court resolves 7-yr-old spat at Khadki church
 
St Andrews church was built in 1861 to cater to the British army personnel, whose families belonged to the Church of Scotland.Read more...
 

World News

Vatican releases online questionnaire for youth
 
Survey aims to better understand young people ahead of Synod of Bishops on youth in 2018. Read more...
 

Bodies still to be retrieved from Philippine conflict zone
 
Aerial bombardments and close quarter combat has prevented retrieval of fatalities. Read more...
 

Malaysia joins Indonesia, Philippines patroling Sulu Sea
 
Concerned about Islamic militancy, the three countries are pooling their security forces. Read more...
 

Features

Church, NGOs join forces to help Indonesians with HIV/AIDS
 
A worrying increase in the spread of the virus is exacerbated by misinformation and a lack of education about causes. Read more...