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Illogical and Emotional Malayali

By | September 26th, 2016|SR News, Vallikatt|

Pretentious Malayalis are drenching the cultural sphere of Kerala with emotional rants on the pretext of justice for Soumya, a young woman brutally raped and allegedly murdered by a single-handed beggar Govindachami in a running train. Hundreds of Malayalis vent their spleen at the erudite Juries of the Supreme Court (SC) for an unquestionably rational [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|News, SR News|

In a message to the consecrated persons of Catholic Church, Pope Francis highlights his profound belief that the Lord’s call to bring peace and mercy to mankind continues to be an urgent and significant one in today’s world. This is especially true for missionaries who leave the safety of their homelands to bring the light [...]

GST Not a good news for the poor

By | August 6th, 2016|News, SR News|

The Upper House of Indian Parliament on Aug. 3 passed the Goods and Services Tax Bill after political parties and state governments agreed on its terms in wide discussions and debates in parliament and outside for over eight years. Church officials have expressed concern over India passing a new law to unify its tax system, saying [...]

Magsaysay to Dalit Christian Bezwada Wilson

By | July 30th, 2016|News, SR News|

Bezwada Wilson, a Dalit Christian from the southern Indian state of Karnataka, and a member of the Church of South India, was July 27 announced as one of the six recipients of the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Award. Ramon Magsaysay Award winner for 2016, Dr Bezwada Wilson as a 10-year old boy grew up listening to the [...]

Church appraises India’s new child labour law

By | July 20th, 2016|News, SR News|

India’s Upper House on July 19 passed the Child Labor (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill. It now completely bans the employment of children under 14 in all fields, except in family business.  The bill is expected to sail through the Lower House and be signed into law by the president. Church leaders and activists in [...]

Church leaders condemn ‘cow vigilantes’ beating of Dalit youth

By | July 14th, 2016|News, SR News|

Church leaders have condemned the stripping and beating of four Dalit youths by Hindu vigilantes in India's western Gujarat state and have expressed concern over diminishing law and order in the country, reports UCANEWS. For details read UCANEWS Image Courtesy: A Hindu priest prayers near his cows that he brought to the site of a [...]

Pope appoints ex-Fox News correspondent as Vatican spokesman

By | July 11th, 2016|News, SR News|

The Vatican has named a former Fox News journalist and member of the controversial Opus Dei group as its chief spokesman, while a Spanish female reporter will serve as his deputy. The appointment of Greg Burke, 56, was announced following the resignation of Federico Lombardi, a Jesuit priest who has served as spokesman for Pope [...]