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Jharkhand, Hindu extremists accuse a Catholic principal of boycotting their stores,-estremisti-ind%C3%B9-accusano...
Dilip Ekka directs the school of St. Joseph. The goal of nationalists is to crush the educational system of Catholic institutes in India. Sajan K George: "Christians are demonised as rextremists because they work for tribal development."


Hindu Swami attacks Mother Teresa. Sajan K George: His holiness speaks alone
Hindu guru Paripoornananda accuses Calcutta's santa from bidding 50,000 women. Christian Leaders: "Let us pray for the love of Jesus to touch the swami
Mumbai (AsiaNews) - Still Hindu radical attacks against Mother Teresa. This is a complaint to AsiaNews Sajan K George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (Gcic). The Christian leaders condemn yet another verbal aggression against the "Mother of the Poor" pronounced by the swami Paripoornananda in a Telugu television channel. In his speech the Hindu guru accused the founder of the Missionaries of Charity of having trafficked 50 thousand women. Sajan K George states: "Mother Teresa does not need any defense. His holiness speaks alone. "
The leader of the GCIC reported that the swami "with an altered attitude has wondered why Mother Teresa has chosen India and other poor countries do not. Then he added that the Calcutta saint trafficked women illegally in various states. "


People's prayers prevented abductors from hurting me: Fr. Tom ,released from ISIS captivity

Bengaluru, Sep 30 2017,
The 59-year-old Catholic priest had returned to Delhi on Thursday after rest and recuperation in the Vatican City.
Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was freed after being kept in captivity suspectedly by ISIS for 18 months in strife-torn Yemen, has said the power of people's prayers for him changed the hearts of his abductors, who did not hurt him and even offered him food during the Muslim holy month of Ramzan.


Cardinal of Mumbai “anguished” after train station stampede leaves 22 dead

Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the Archbishop of Bombay, said he was "anguished and deeply pained" after a stampede at a Mumbai train station left 22 people dead, and over 30 others seriously injured. Over 3,000 people die in accidents on the Mumbai rail network every year.
MUMBAI, INDIA - At least 22 people died during a Friday morning stampede at a train station in Mumbai, after a crowd surged on a narrow overpass. Thirty others were seriously injured in the incident.
Heavy rains caused more people than usual to be on the overpass between Elphinstone and Parel stations, and was probably a contributing factor when a few people slipped, aggravating the crowd surge.