(Maryknoll Father John Corcoran (left) pioneered the first project in Nepal to rehabilitate mentally ill patients )
He was a model priest and a great man that I always looked up to. His compassion for the weak and his exemplary life
by Nirmala Carvalho
During Sunday service Hindu extremists stormed the church, beat the Pastor, insulted and threatened those present. The police then arrested the pastor, on charges of having converted people. Anti-Christian violence a daily occurrence in the region.
DK illegal religious structures to go
Akshatha M, Mangalore, September 26, DHNS:
The district, known for religious centres, will be losing a huge number of religious structures if the Supreme Court's order to demolish temples, churches, mosques and other religious institutions located in public places, which fall under unauthorised religious construction list, is implemented.