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India: falsely accused of murder, a Christian is out on bail

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“Initially, other (Hindu) prisoners treated us as murderers and they were hostile to us. It was a hopeless situation. When the mind was so distressed, prayer was the only solace for us. Besides our common prayers, I would start every day in prayer and end with prayer.”

In India, a battle to keep the country from becoming a confessional state

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“These are extremely bad times for Christians in India. We have had consistent attacks on pastors, priests and lay Christians.  Church property is targeted. And there is intimidation, harassment and denigration of Christians by Hindu nationalist groups.”

A New Church for a Village in India

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The Catholic faithful in India’s Majerburi Village are delighted with their new church, which is large enough to hold the entire congregation. Thanks to the …

India: a sister who suffered sexual assault in the course of massacre of Christians, has rebounded to ‘bring her people hope’

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“I am grateful for my life, my strength, and my sense of purpose, all of which were given to me by God. He is my strength, even as my trial drags on. And He has empowered me to serve others.”

A Car for Pastoral Work Among Tribal Peoples in India

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Serving the poor and downtrodden, Sister Christine of the Merciful Sisters of the Cross has to cover considerable distances in the course of her work – frequently on poor roads and in inaccessible regions of India. Her old car had served her well for eight long years, but unfortunately, owing to the harsh conditions, it had become increasingly unreliable, repeatedly leaving her stranded in mid-route and becoming ever more expensive in repair costs. 

Support for Formation of Seminarians in India

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The Congregation of the Holy Cross was founded in 1820 in France when, following the French Revolution, an entire generation of young people was growing …

In one Indian diocese, 26,000 students pray rosary together

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In keeping with the promise of Saint Padre Pio—“When one million children pray the rosary, the world will change”—the campaign is intended to strengthen the faith through the power of children’s prayers.

Mass Stipends and Retreats for 27 Jesuit Priests in India

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The state of Assam in India is well known for its vast tea plantations. Millions of people live and work here, a large proportion of whom belong to the various ethnic communities that have been traditionally at the very bottom of India‘s social structure.

Church in India won’t give up ‘fight for equality, justice and fraternity’

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“We are not going to give up the fight for equality, justice and fraternity. We hope that Hindus and Christians will soon become more tolerant of each other and that the readiness to use violence will decline throughout the country.”

A New Water Well for an Indian Boarding School

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The Daughters of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary in the Temple are an Italian congregation, founded in the 19th century. Their particular mission is …

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