UCAN News - Nov 14

Indian News

Diamper synod socially relevant topic even now: Tharoor
 
The Synod of Diamper, held between1599 June 20 and 26, was convened by the then Portuguese Governor and Goa Archbishop Alexis de Menezes.Read more...

Unique rosary expo held in Mangaluru
 
The four-day expo was inaugurated by Bishop Aloysius Paul D'Souza of Mangalore on November 9. Read more...
 

Mumbai Catholics protest 'slum' tag for two city schools
 
The protesters demanded to remove the names of the two schools from the proposed SRA scheme list.Read more...
 

Old Catholic schools in Mumbai start International curricula
 
The Don Bosco High School, Matunga, was the first Church school to add IGCSE.Read more...
 

World News

Vandalizing of chapel in Mindanao sparks outrage
 
We will not allow incident to destroy the rapport between Muslims and Christians, says the governor of Maguindanao. Read more...
 

Police arrest 53 for attacks on Bangladeshi Hindus
 
The silence and inaction of the authorities encourages attackers and frustrates minorities, says Bishop Sebastian Tudu. Read more...
 

Bishop backs halt of overseas permits for Filipino workers
 
Two-week suspension is due to persistent reports of workers becoming victims of illegal recruitment. Read more...
 

Features

Human rights off the table as Trump visits China
 
Despite past rhetoric about China, US president fell into line with Communist Party rules during his trip.Read more...
 

Opinion & Analysis

Letter from Rome
 
No one can say Pope Francis has stacked the deck with his own friends — at least not as much as those popes before him. Read more