India: Is Catholic Education on the Right Track?
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India: Is Catholic Education on the Right Track?

Let us take a recent case in India. An 84-year-old Jesuit priest, Father Stan Swamy, died last week while still under detention. His death triggered an unprecedented outburst of grief and fury against an unjust system that jailed him and denied him bail in a frivolous case. Catholic institutions in India, including several prominent Jesuit-run…

India: Fr Stan Swami SJ ‘latest Saint of India’s poor’
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India: Fr Stan Swami SJ ‘latest Saint of India’s poor’

The Catholic bishops of Asia have expressed their sorrow at the death of jailed Jesuit priest Father Stan Swamy, describing him as the “latest saint of modern India’s poor”. “His last month in custody on a hospital bed till the last moments is the most heart-wrenching tragedy of an innocent man persecuted for doing good,”…

India: Celebration of First Ever ‘Christian Day’.
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India: Celebration of First Ever ‘Christian Day’.

Christians of various denominations in India announced that they will celebrate for the first time what they described as “Indian Christian Day” on July 3, feast of Saint Thomas the Apostle. According to tradition, the saint supposedly traveled to India, as far as the Malabar Coast, which is in modern-day Kerala State, to preach the…

India: Systemic Marginalisation of Dalits
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India: Systemic Marginalisation of Dalits

In other words, the impact of Brahmanical policies and strategies on the Dalits, women, and others is hugely under-recognized in India. The words of the first law minister BR Ambedkar seem to be coming true. “If Hindu Raj does become a fact, it will, no doubt, be the greatest calamity for this country,” he had written. A two-pronged process…

India: Covid-19 Claims Lives of More Than 500 Priests and Religious
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India: Covid-19 Claims Lives of More Than 500 Priests and Religious

A detailed search has been carried out by Fr. Suresh Matthew OFM Cap in compiling details of Covid casualties of priests in India with the sole intention of helping the Church with data collection. Since it has been have seen European Churches gathering data and communicating it to the universal Church.Thanks to his efforts in…

India’s Covid-19 Emergency Testimonies: Rector Basic Formation, Pargi
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India’s Covid-19 Emergency Testimonies: Rector Basic Formation, Pargi

Once again Corona is back even with more devastating effects and causing deaths, fear, confusion and chaos in the country. The hospitals in charge are complaining the shortages of oxygen, ventilators, drugs, beds and many other basic requirements. There is fear spread among the people that going to the hospitals is far riskier than getting…

India Covid-19 Emergency Testimonies: Unspeakable Scenes in Varanasi
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India Covid-19 Emergency Testimonies: Unspeakable Scenes in Varanasi

Life here in India has become very threatening. The second wave of Covid-19 is unbearable. With the rapid increase of coronavirus cases in the country every individual is facing a tough fight physically as well as mentally, emotionally and psychologically. It is a physical battle but more of mental battle. People are so scared with…

India Covid-19 Emergency Testimonies from the Grassroots: Local Mill Hill Missionary Superior
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India Covid-19 Emergency Testimonies from the Grassroots: Local Mill Hill Missionary Superior

Greetings from India. You must be well aware of the impact of Covid -19 in India from the news. For the past few months, I was trying my best not to be overwhelmed by the rapid increase of Covid-19 cases here. However, I was not spared. Firstly, some of our Mill Hill members here including…