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  • Christian Leaders Seek Unification of Churches

    Christian leaders in India have called for unification of churches, after 500 years of separation since Protestant Reformation. At an ecumenical symposium in Kolkata on Nov. 3, Catholic Church leaders called for "revisiting the reformation."
  • Govt. Closes 10 Churches in Tamil Nadu, 20 More in Line

    About 500 Christians in Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, have stood up against the state for shutting down 10 churches in the two months and have submitted a memorandum to the district sub-collector last week demanding protection and appealing for the churches to be re-opened.
  • Church Teaches How to Evangelize Other Faiths

    Church leaders have urged Christian missionaries, evangelists and Bible teachers to be more cautious in sharing the Christian faith with adherents of other religions. The challenges of witnessing the Christian faith with believers of other faiths have been detailed in a new release by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI).
  • Church Calls to Obey the Great Commission

    On the World Mission Sunday on Oct. 22, Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai has urged Christians to obey the great commission and step out of their comfort zone in order to reach out to the "peripheries" in need of the light of the Gospel.
  • Churches Call to Celebrate 'Dalit Liberation Sunday'

    The National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) and Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI) have called churches and Christians across the country to observe Dalit Liberation Sunday (DLS) on Nov. 12, aiming to sensitize the local congregations towards the concerns of Dalits.
  • Mumbai Church Blesses Pets, Attracts Non-Christians

    In an attempt to attract people of different faiths, Catholic Church in Mumbai on Oct. 8 had organized a blessing time for pets in association with the feast of St Francis of Assisi. Many non-Christians have endorsed the blessing of the animals, said Fr Joe D' Souza, a priest of St John the Evangelist Church.
  • Church Denounces Fundamentalism in Mizoram

    The Catholic Church has strongly condemned the deplorable acts of some 'Christian fundamentals' in Mizoram who have burnt images of Hindu deities and the Indian National Flag in Lunglie District of the state.