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PPE for Sisters of Mercy in West Bengal, India

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The Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross in West Bengal, India are immensely grateful. Thanks to the generosity of our benefactors, the Sisters were …

ACN helps Catholic communities in India cope with second wave of COVID-19

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This second massive wave of infections has caught the dioceses with empty coffers.

Support the Training of Lay Leaders for a Family Apostolate in India

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India’s Diocese of Tura began in 1973, with only four parishes and 40,000 members. Today, there are 45 parishes, and the Catholic population has grown …

The death of India’s Father Stan Swamy: ‘his fate should be a wake-up call for the international community’

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The Indian authorities accused him of having contacts with Maoist and militant groups, which the Jesuit always denied.

The pandemic in India: ‘we must fight together if we want to survive,’ says archbishop

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“Political power, economic security, physical health: all of this is ephemeral and will not last. What matters most is charity, fraternity, and compassion—values as they were lived by Holy Mother Teresa of Calcutta.”

In India, Church is overwhelmed by COVID-19

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“Often we had to turn away patients as we could admit only 125 at a time. Yet they kept calling and coming. I have never seen human suffering like this.”

Help Build a Church in Northeast India

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The mission station of the Piarist Fathers in northeast India is surrounded by jungle villages, where mostly disadvantaged ethnic minorities live. Few are able to …

India in the grip of COVID-19: ‘It is only our faith that keeps us going’

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“The importance of pastoral work in this time of crisis cannot be exaggerated. The more we do, the more is needed.”

Marriage Preparation Courses for Young Couples from Ethnic Minorities in India

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The Diocese of Daltonganj is still comparatively young. Founded only 50 years ago, it is located in the state of Jharkhand in eastern India, one …

Nun faces conversion charges in central India

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“This was the first time in my close to two decades of teaching that I faced a situation where I could be arrested for a crime that I never even thought of.”

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