UCAN News - Dec 8

Indian News

Alleppey gets coadjutor bishop
 
The Latin diocese of Alleppey, erected in 1952, covers Alleppey district and parts of Ernakulam district.Read more...

 

Man burnt alive in Rajasthan for 'love jihad', accused arrested
 
Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria has ordered a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the case. Read more...
 

India non-commital on Jerusalem as Israel's capital
 
The Indian statement comes ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's expected visit to India early next year.Read more...
 

Assam indifferent to Bodo problems: leader
 
Despite being a major tribe, the Bodos are facing discrimination, Boro student leader said.Read more...
 

World News

Tributes pour in for slain Filipino priest
 
Ambassadors, bishops and journalists describe Father Marcelito Paez as a courageous, patient and exemplary priest. Read more...
 

Indonesian church helps natural disaster victims
 
Support and shelter offered to Muslim mudslide victims as well as evacuees from Bali volcano eruption. Read more...
 

Philippine churches combat HIV stigma as infections soar
 
Ecumenical drive seeks comprehensive testing of high-risk groups. Read more...
 

Features

Rohingya refugees hopeful the pope will keep his promise
 
'We expect Pope Francis will be able to bring an end to the plight of the Rohingya and help us get back home'. Read more...
 

A ray of hope for communist purge victims
 
Survivors see release of US documents on 1960s Indonesian massacre as a major step closer to discovering the truth.Read more...
 

MultiMedia

Sunday Gospel Reflection With Fr. Bill Grimm
 
In Advent we make a bit more effort to welcome the Lord into our lives and into our hearts, so that we can indeed know him as Son of God, as Good News.Read more...