By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:August 20, 2016
National education policy, nep, draft national education policy, Catholic Bishop’s Conference of India, CBCI, Theodore Mascarenhas, dalits, tribals, Dalits constitutional rights, constitutional rights for dalits, tsr subramaniam, hrd minister smriti irani, nep smirit irani, nep tsr subramaniam, education news, india news Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas at the press conference in New DelhiThe Catholic Bishop’s Conference of India (CBCI) on Friday made public its recommendations on the draft National Education Policy 2016 saying it would not compromise on pluralism, Constitutional rights to minorities and the protection of tribals and Dalits, while appreciating the government’s initiative to revamp the education system in the country.
A church official in India has demanded action against a parliamentarian who accused Mother Teresa of using her social work as a cover for proselytism."These kind of statements only show the mentality of one person. I would request the Indian government take action against him and prove its sincerity towards minorities," Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas of Ranchi, secretary-general of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India,informed
He was reacting to a statement by parliamentarian Yogi Adityanath, a member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), that Mother Teresa was part of a conspiracy to "Christianize India."
India, the Church distributes aid to the people affected by the flood in Chennai
The Bishops ' Conference of India has launched an appeal for solidarity to all Catholics. Caritas and a relay of the Global Council of Indian Christians were the first to take the field. Dioceses are being organised. The budget speaks of 269 victims, about 3,000 displaced families, 7700 houses damaged, 1000 huts swept away.