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Murdered police officer’smortal remains laid to rest 16.12.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Officials, relatives and villagers take part in funeral
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NPP condemns attacks on Christians in Satna 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Meghalaya's National People's Party (NPP) on Friday condemned the "vicious attacks" on Catholic priests and seminarians in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district.
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Carol singers and priests detained in MP: Bajrang Dal claims forced conversation, Catholic organisations fume 15.12.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
A Catholic priest and 40 others were detained in Satna, Madhya Pradesh for alleged forced conversion, who also filed a complaint that their vehicles were set ablaze by Bajrang Dal workers, reports ANI. One local alleged that the Catholic priest had asked them to take holy dips in the pond and ‘embrace Christianity’. Meanwhile, TOI reported that 32 Christmas ‘carol singers’ were detained by police in Satna. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI), said the group comprised seminarians and two priests form St Ephrem’s Theological College in Satna, and were detained while conducting routine carol singing program for Christmas. The TOI report states that when eight other priests, went to the police station to enquire, they too were held and one of their cars was set on fire outside the station. Satna(MP): The Catholic priest and others who were detained for alleged forced conversion also filed complaint that their vehicles were set ablaze by Bajrang Dal workers pic.twitter.com/7r1zibwQDK — ANI (@ANI) ...
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Catholic priests beaten up over alleged forced conversion in Madhya Pradesh, 40 detained 15.12.2017 Zee News : States
The Catholic priests were beaten up for allegedly trying to convert Hindus to Christianity in MP's Satna district.
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Police detain carol-singing group in Madhya Pradesh’s Satna 15.12.2017 Hindu: Other States
According to the police, they were detained on the basis of a complaint alleging a conversion bid.
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Ockhi: Latin Church to move HC 15.12.2017 Hindu: News
The Latin Catholic Church has decided to file a habeas corpus petition before the Kerala High Court so that the Central and State governments continue the search for fishers who have gone missing fol...
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Christians attacked in MP over alleged conversion, 30 detained 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Right-wing Hindu activists attacked Catholic carol singers in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district and also set a priest's car ablaze, accusing them of religious conversion. The police detained over 30 members of the Catholic choir group, including priests.
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Catholic priests allegedly beaten up outside police station in MP 15.12.2017 deccanherald.com
Suspected Bajrang Dal workers were claimed to have beaten up some Christians, including 10 priests, and torched their car outside a police station in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh last night over alleged conversion of Hindus to Christianity. Sub-inspector Mohinee Sharma of Civil Lines police station said a case has been registered against unidentified people for burning the vehicle, but denied claim about members of the Catholic community having been assaulted during the incident. Nobody has been arrested yet, she added. "They (members of the Catholic group) may have been manhandled outside the police station premises. If they come to us with a complaint that they were beaten up, we will surely book the accused," the police officer said. The group comprised ten Catholic priests and 32 others undergoing training for priesthood. Father M. Rony, social work director of Satna diocese, told PTI that some young men stormed the venue of a pre- Christmas function at Bhoomkar village, 15 km from the district ...
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Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy 15.12.2017 Hindu: News
“We have concluded that there were catastrophic failures of leadership of Catholic Church authorities over many decades,” the report said.
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Right-wing Hindu group attack Christian carol singers in MP's Satna 15.12.2017 News
Instead of taking action against the attackers, the police detained the Christian singers, a priest said
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Australian abuse inquiry's calls to end priests' celibacy rejected 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Leaders of the Catholic church in Australia on Friday dismissed calls from a landmark inquiry into child sexual abuse that the Vatican should make celibacy for priests voluntary and end the secrecy of confession.
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Hindu group attacks Christmas carol singers in MP 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Alleging religious conversion, a mob linked to a right-wing Hindu group attacked Catholic carol singers in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district and also set a priest's car ablaze.
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Australia failed children, national sex abuse inquiry says 15.12.2017 Zee News : World
 Australian institutions "seriously failed" children in their care over decades with tens of thousands sexually abused, the final report from a five-year inquiry said Friday, calling it a "national tragedy".
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Australia child abuse inquiry's final report released 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A five-year inquiry into child sexual abuse in Australia released its final report on Friday with 1,300 witness accounts and over 8,000 harrowing stories from survivors.
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Rahul bats for Fisheries Ministry 15.12.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Stresses need for better system for warning fishermen before they go out to sea
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Give versus get 14.12.2017 Kangla Online
Give versus get
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Cyclone Ockhi: Time for separate ministry for fishermen, says Rahul Gandhi in Kerala 14.12.2017 DNA: Mumbai
 Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi today visited some places hit by the Cyclone Ochki in southern Kerala that has claimed 66 lives, most of them fishermen, and pitched for a better warning system to prevent recurrence of such tragedies. Addressing the families of fishermen who died in the cyclone and interacting with them, Gandhi said the state and Central governments need to learn lessons from the natural calamity, which has also left 95 fishermen missing. "When a tragedy happens, everyone must learn from the tragedy and avoid such a situation in future. We must have a better system of warning for the fishermen who are going to the sea," he said speaking to affected families in coastal hamlet Poonthura, near Thiruvananthapuram. Holding that the condition of fishermen was very similar to that of farmers, the Congress leader said, "They are both facing very difficult times." Referring to the demand of local Latin Catholic church, he said it was time a separate ministry was set up for fishermen at the ...
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Australia's child abuse inquiry calls for changes 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse on Thursday called for changes at all levels in its final hearing after five years of investigation.
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Catholic Syrian Bank to enter 2-wheeler financing from Jan 13.12.2017 BusinessLine - Money & Banking
New set of customers which will help improve fee and other income, says MD
Ockhi cyclone: Search operations to continue in Kerala; toll 58 13.12.2017 BusinessLine - News
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said the Centre has agreed to continue search operations for the missing fishermen in Cyclone Ockhi that hit the state’s coast on November 29 and 30. The ...
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