UCAN News - Nov 15

Indian News

Caritas India seeks to widen its volunteer base
 
The agency has some 20,000 volunteers helping in the field of health, education, environment and to fight human trafficking. Read more...
 

Indian priest sent back after theft accusation in US parish
 
He was accused of stealing checks that were supposed to go to the church’s outreach program.Read more...
 

Find plot for cemetery in 4 days, HC to Maharashtra government
 
The PIL mentioned that the Christian community had not been allotted a single burial ground since 2000.Read more...
 

India's malnutrition disease burden 12 times higher than China: Report
 
The report said Kerala had the lowest burden of malnutrition among the Indian states, but even that was 2.7 times higher per person than in China. Read more...
 

World News

Russian Orthodox bishop visits apostolic nuncio in Tokyo
 
Respective prelates discuss history of their churches in Japan. Read more...
 

Philippine church leaders cause stink over Canadian waste
 
Environmentalists demand Canada's PM take back containers full of toxic waste left dumped at Manila's docks. Read more...
 

Workers, farmers hit ASEAN summit for being anti-poor
 
ASEAN's plan to establish a single market for the region will negatively impact small farmers and food producers, they say. Read more...
 

No justice for indigenous Santals one year after violence
 
Victims still haven't been compensated for forced evacuations and are waiting to be relocated to new homes. Read more...
 

Features

Indonesian factory tragedy lays bare child labor flaws
 
Child deaths in blaze at Tangerang fireworks factory expose govt failure to enforce labor, safety rules. Read more...