UCAN News - Jul 18

Indian News

Religious leaders seek to end hate, violence
 
They seek help from the federal government to act and end the 'atmosphere of fear that stalks the land today'. Read more...

 

Kerala nurses on pay warpath, church-run hospitals accused
 
Catholic dioceses and religious congregations that run 328 hospitals in the state are accused of exploitation. Read more...
 

Venkaiah Naidu is NDA's Vice President pick
 
If elected Vice President, Naidu will also be the ex officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha where the BJP still lacks a majority.Read more...
 

Indian Americans hold protests against mob lynchings in India
 
Protesters in San Jose carried signs, such as "India - Hostage to Hindutva?" and "Beef Ban is Cultural Fascism".Read more...
 

World News

Philippine bishops warn against martial law extension
 
Decision to prolong military rule should reflect views of Mindanao residents, they say. Read more...
 

Bishops welcome South Korean president's peace initiatives
 
But the 'way to a peaceful Korea will not be smooth'. Read more...
 

Philippine youth body wants church to fight teen pregnancy
 
Rising cases 'most serious challenge' young Filipinos face. Read more...
 

MultiMedia

Seeds of Life A Quiet Revolution at the Foothills of Niyamgiri
 
An indigenous community in India's Odisha state tells Video Volunteers the story of their movement back into traditional farming methods and using indigenous seeds - and how it has helped rebuild their livelihood.Read more...