UCAN News - Dec 7

Indian News

Bishop criticizes death-penalty call for cow slaughter
 
Bishop Vincent Barwa says the demand by a radical Hindu group seeks to create religious divisions.Read more...

 

Kerala Church urges PM to visit Ockhi affected areas
 
Vicar-General of Trivandrum archdiocese Fr. Pereira said a visit by the PM would instill confidence among the fishing community.Read more...
 

Christ not born on Dec 25, says Cuttack MP
 
Mahtab further said several Christian sects in Kerala and other parts of the world did not celebrate December 25 as the birth anniversary of Christ.Read more...
 

Totally support Kapil Sibal's stand, say Muslim bodies, petitioners in Babri case
 
Iqbal Ansari, the son of the late Hashim Ansari who was the first litigant in the case, too said that he had no objection to Sibal's arguments.Read more...
 

World News

Pakistan minorities demand to know census results
 
The country's first census in almost two decades could give true indication of size of non-Muslim communities. Read more...
 

Clergy, religious plan measures against Duterte crackdown
 
Church and religious have a key role to fulfill in opposing dictatorship, says former priest. Read more...
 

Features

Nearly 100, but still spreading the faith in Vietnam
 
From ethnic groups to Party officials, 94-year-old Joseph Tran Minh Nhu has been evangelizing in remote areas for decades. Read more...
 

Opinion & Analysis

Letter from Rome
 
The Vatican’s former doctrinal chief warns Pope Francis of a looming schism. What’s behind this ominous threat? Read more...
 

Philippine killings prompt militancy among Christians
 
Duterte's continued tirade against religious institutions 'spawned the seeds of disgust'. Read more...