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GCIC deplores the Gruesome murder of Catholic Priest Rector, St Peter's Seminary murdered on Easter


GCIC is shocked and deeply saddened by the brutal murder of Very Rev. Fr. K.J. Thomas, Rector of St. Peter’s Pontifical Seminary, Bangalore in the early hours of 1st April.

The attackers killed Fr. K.J. Thomas hitting him in the face and head with a brick. Motive and identity of the killers still unknown.

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Bangalore: Priest found murdered in seminary premises


Bangalore, Apr 1: In a mysterious incident, the priest of a seminary in the city was found murdered in the premises of the seminary on Monday April 1 morning.

The body of Fr K J Thomas (65) was found lying in the St Peter's Pontifical Seminary premises in the morning.

It is suspected that he was killed at night and his body was shifted to a room by the culprits. Sources said that the murderers took advantage of the heavy rains that lashed Bangalore at night. Due to the rains, the security men were inside their quarters, which made it easier for the culprits.

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Day of Martyrs, India recalls the missionary Graham Staines

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/India-remembers-the-missionary-Graham-Sta...
India remembers the missionary Graham Staines on Martyrs' Day
by Nirmala Carvalho
The Global Council of Indian Christians organised a meeting during which the latest figures on anti-Christian persecution were presented. In 2012, 135 attacks were recorded across the country. The Australian missionary and his two sons died at the hands of Hindu extremists on 23 January 1999.

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GCIC greets all people of good will on the occassion of Human Rights Day


The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted on 10 December 1948. The date has since served to mark Human Rights Day worldwide. The High Commissioner for Human Rights, as the main UN rights official, and her Office play a major role in coordinating efforts for the yearly observance of Human Rights Day. The day commemorates the work of human rights organizations and all those people with consistent efforts and defend the human rights worldwide.

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