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UCAN News - Apr 16

Indian News

Jharkhnad wants federal probe into Christian foreign funding
 
Archbishop of Ranchi accuses Jharkhand govt of attempting to malign church bodies. Read more...
 

Religion and nationalism mark Indian poll
 
A report prepared for the US Congress sees scope for future one-party dominance.Read more...
 

SC told EC is 'toothless' on hate speech
 
Speeches by BSP chief Mayawati, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and others were cited as violations of the MCC.Read more...
 

Plea in SC to let women offer namaz inside mosques
 
The petition said that there should not be any gender discrimination at all, and that all Muslim women should be allowed to pray in all mosques, cutting across denominations.Read more...
 

World News

Papuans mourn death of peace-pursuing priest
 
Father Neles Kebadabi Tebay, who fought to try and end Indonesian insurgency, dies at age 54. Read more...
 

Manila's Jesuit university squirms over Marcos invite
 
Administrators issue apology to martial law victims for presence of dictator's youngest daughter at art event. Read more...
 

Features

Philippine villagers struggle with priest sex abuse shock
 
Parishioners of accused American priest say scandal came out of the blue.Read more...
 

Opinion & Analysis

Letter from Rome
 
This time Benedict XVI oversteps the line Read more...
 

Thoughts on approaching Holy Week
 
Sometimes it is easy to forget that God loves and forgives us because God is love, and that is what love does. Read more...