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UCAN News - May 16

Indian News
Court orders probe into Gwalior bishop's death
  Church authorities reject parishioner's suspicions that Bishop Thennat was murdered.
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NRC blues continue to haunt Assam citizens
  Over two lakh objections have been raised against people whose names have appeared in the draft NRC.
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Odisha estimates Rs 11,942 cr loss due to cyclone Fani
  Odisha has estimated a total financial burden of Rs 6,767.56 crore for relief and response works undertaken in the aftermath of the cyclone.
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Rajasthan mulls removing DeMo from school textbooks
  On the other hand, his predecessor Vasudev Devnani said that there is no need to remove such chapters on one's own perception.
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World News
Filipino nun who fought rights abuses dies in Jakarta
  Sister Cres Lucero's death 'a great loss to country’s justice and peace movement'.
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Pakistani Christian teen 'raped, forcibly converted to Islam'
  Pastor who helped 15-year-old make police complaint says her marriage was illegal.
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Bangladeshi Catholic writer arrested for 'defaming' clergy
  Writer is one of three spreading 'misinformation' and 'baseless propaganda,' complaint says.
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Sri Lanka imposes curfew after anti-Muslim riots
  Cardinal Ranjith says victims of the terrorist bombings that triggered communal strife are already saints in Heaven.
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Features
One Ramadan a Filipino Catholic cannot forget
  Muslim holy month takes young lecturer back to when gunmen attacked the city of Marawi.
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Opinion & Analysis

Humanity is dirtying its own nest
  We depend on nature for our survival yet it's in a dire condition because of our destructive, uncaring ways.
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