UCAN News - Dec 5

Indian News

Bishops appeal to help cyclone victims
 
At least 32 people were killed and over 200 missing, all reportedly Catholic fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala.Read more...

 

Thirty-two Catholic fishermen dead as cyclone hits India
 
More than 200 also missing after gusts and heavy rain lash Kerala and Tamil Nadu states. Read more...
 

Rohingyas detained, beaten up after cow carcass found near refugee camp
 
There are around 21,500 Rohingya refugees and asylum seekers in India.Read more...
 

World News

Christian colony attack in Pakistan kills young boy
 
The Baluchistan bomb blast came after Taliban gunmen killed 9 people at an agricultural college. Read more...
 

Features

Postman priest brings Pakistan-India students closer
 
'I do not discuss religion or politics. Instead we discuss human rights, peace and friendship'. Read more...
 

'Gay conversion' therapy a reality in China
 
Analysts say it is mostly pressure from parents that is responsible, rather than government policy. Read more...
 

Opinion & Analysis

Court ruling boosts religious rights in Indonesia
 
But ongoing persecution against minority groups shows country still has a long way to go to achieving real religious freedom. Read more...
 

MultiMedia

India: Charity work among the Poorest
 
Aid to the Church in Need looks at some works of charity that the church in India carries out for those in poverty.Read more...