The conversion of Rupali, a seed that will bear fruit at Easter

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/The-conversion-of-Rupali,-a-seed-that-wil...
The conversion of Rupali, a seed that will bear fruit at Easter
by Rupali Belose
Born into a Hindu family, the young woman always had "a lot of questions about God, but no one gave me answers." Her interest in Christianity grew from meeting a Catholic, who spoke of Christ and familiarized her with the Bible. Today they are engaged, and after a journey of catechumenate she is ready to receive baptism and first communion. "I learned that everyone must carry his or her own cross, but should never feel lost, because God gives us the courage and strength to face it."

Topic: 
Location: 

The conversion of Rupali, a seed that will bear fruit at Easter

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/The-conversion-of-Rupali,-a-seed-that-wil...
The conversion of Rupali, a seed that will bear fruit at Easter
by Rupali Belose
Born into a Hindu family, the young woman always had "a lot of questions about God, but no one gave me answers." Her interest in Christianity grew from meeting a Catholic, who spoke of Christ and familiarized her with the Bible. Today they are engaged, and after a journey of catechumenate she is ready to receive baptism and first communion. "I learned that everyone must carry his or her own cross, but should never feel lost, because God gives us the courage and strength to face it."

Topic: 
Location: 

Beef ban is an attempt to impose upper-caste culture on other Hindus: Kancha Ilaiah

FOOD FUNDAMENTALISM
Beef ban is an attempt to impose upper-caste culture on other Hindus: Kancha Ilaiah
The claims that only Muslims and Christians eat the meat of cattle is empirically and historically false, says the Dalit political scientist.
Ajaz Ashraf
Mar 19, 2015 · 08:40 am

Professor Kancha Ilaiah burst into popular consciousness with his bestseller Why I Am Not a Hindu – A Sudra Critique of Hindutva Philosophy, Culture and Political Economy. Currently the director of the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Maulana Azad National Urdu University in Hyderabad, Ilaiah peels away the layers of meanings shrouding the ban imposed on cattle slaughter in some states.

Topic: 
Location: 

Kashmir, Christian leader arrested for "fomenting sectarian clashes"

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Kashmir,-Christian-leader-arrested-for-fo...

by Nirmala Carvalho
The authorities have detained Rev. Paul Augustine, local coordinator for Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC). The Christian pastor was attending a Sunday service. Sajan George, president of the association: "The law of the majority prevails. Where the will of the greatest number enforces that the beliefs and practices of the minority remain threatened "

Location: 

Pages