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Kandhamal Christians’ stories released in Tamil

Kandhamal Christians’ stories released in Tamil

'Early Christians of 21st Century - stories of incredible Christian witness from Kandhamal jungles' was released on January 23rd at Madurai at the TNBC assembly.

Nagaland Catholic Women Association convention concludes

Nagaland Catholic Women Association convention concludes

The convention which started on Jan 22 culminated on Jan 24 with a Holy Mass officiated by Bishop James Thoppil of Kohima.

Slain missionary’s widow receives Mother Teresa award

Slain missionary’s widow receives Mother Teresa award

Gladys has been honoured with the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice by the Harmony Foundation.

Renovation of historic West Bengal church nearly complete

Renovation of historic West Bengal church nearly complete

The church -declared a "mini basilica" by Pope John Paul II -will also have new halls for pilgrims to rest, an auditorium, a food court and souvenir shops.

First Jesuit priest from Kandhamal to be ordained in Year of Mercy

First Jesuit priest from Kandhamal to be ordained in Year of Mercy

"We hope he will become a priest who will always be near the poor and needy," Fr. Augustine noted.

Bhopal Archbishop receives the Ambassador of Peace Award

Bhopal Archbishop receives the Ambassador of Peace Award

Archbishop Cornelio received the prestigious International Human Rights Award on Dec 10 at the India Islamic Centre in New Delhi.

Indian Salesians celebrate Youth at Risk Day

Indian Salesians celebrate Youth at Risk Day

The two days saw sharing of experiences, making new friends and a wonderful growing experience for all.

Church critic Rajnath Singh to open CBCI Yuletide celebrations

Church critic Rajnath Singh to open CBCI Yuletide celebrations

Singh will be the chief guest at the annual Christmas dinner of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI).

Catholic churches cancel Christmas to aid Chennai flood victims

Catholic churches cancel Christmas to aid Chennai flood victims

The Catholic church in India has called countrywide support for its relief work and the church in Chennai has pledged to forgo Christmas festivities.

Salesian Guwahati provincial, Bible translator honoured

Salesian Guwahati provincial, Bible translator honoured

Father Thomas was awarded the State Level Sankardev Award for Social Work in 1990, acknowledging his contribution in education and sports.

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