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2 Vatican Officials Denied Visa for Bengaluru Meet, Claims Catholic Church

Bengaluru: Feb 05, 2015, DHNS
The Catholic church today alleged that two key Vatican officials who were to address the 27th national assembly of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) in Bengaluru which beagan on February 3 had been denied visa. AP file photo
The Catholic church today alleged that two key Vatican officials who were to address the 27th national assembly of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) in Bengaluru which beagan on February 3 had been denied visa.

Cardinal Oswald Gracias, CCBI president, said the 140 bishops from across the world are attending the assembly that commenced yesterday.

Archbishop Arthur Roche, Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, and Archbishop Protase Rugambwa,

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Sister Noella, Bangalore school Principal found dead

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It was nearly 8 p.m. several hours after Sister Noella was found dead on the school premises in Malleswaram, but scores of people were still seen going into the school to pay their last respects to their beloved principal.

A pall of gloom had descended over the school that remained closed on Friday. Students, parents, colleagues, and family members crowded around the place grieving the untimely death of a loved teacher.

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Black sunday observed against Persecution of Christians in Nigeria and Middle East


Bangalore, Sep 15: Christians of Bangalore offered mass prayers and expressed solidarity with the thousands of innocent people who are being persecuted and subjected to inhuman violence and other atrocities by the Islamic fundamentalists in Iraq, Syria, Nigeria and other countries in the city on Sunday.

The Christians, led by Bangalore Archbishop Dr Bernard Moras, who is the President of the All Karnataka United Christians Federation of Human Rights (AKUCFHR) and the Karnataka Region Catholic Bishops’ Council (KRCBC) and leaders of various denominations of Christians, took out massive silent protest march from St Patrick’s Church on Brigade Road to the St Joseph’s Indian High School Grounds on VittalMallya Road opposite Kanteerava Stadium, and held a massive rally braving the scorching sun as part of the observation of Black Sunday.

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Bangalore rapes: nun trainee becomes fourth victim


http://mattersindia.com/bangalore-rapes-nun-trainee-becomes-fourth-victim/
Bangalore: A 16-year-old girl undergoing training to become a Catholic nun was gangraped Thursday night in Bangalore, southern India.

This was the fourth rape case that came to light in the capital city of Karnataka state in the past one week.

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