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UCAN News - Apr 15

Indian News
Police to protect nun witness in bishop's rape case
  Priest supporting alleged victim hails order as strengthening 'faith in our democracy'.
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Cardinal Gracias stresses peace message of Palm Sunday
  “This day is a timely reminder to ourselves that there is much more to be done to alleviate suffering and injustice,” he said.
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Caritas aims to ease India's hunger pains
  Nationwide Lent campaign focuses on malnutrition among children of socially poor groups.
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BJP wants EC to probe speech by Goa priest
  Fr. D'Silva also accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of harassing minorities and urged his parishioners not to vote for it.
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World News
Radio Veritas praised by Viet Catholics
  Even people in remote areas have access to Church programming, says a supporter during anniversary celebrations.
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Visit of St. John Paul II relic draws young Filipinos
  National Youth Cross traveling with relic to emphasize this year's observance of the Year of the Youth.
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China holds first bishop elections since Vatican deal
  Prelates elected in Hanzhong and Jining dioceses under tight government supervision.
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Features
Bangladesh's celebration of roots, culture and harmony
  Religious and ethnic differences are put aside at Bangla New Year for peace and prosperity.
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Opinion & Analysis

Bishops' summit on sex abuse: An Asian perspective
  Rome meeting was a positive start but victims must keep rallying and enlisting the support of the media to fix the Church.
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