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Delhi church stoned, panic spreads among Christians : GCIC condemns desecreation

New Delhi
Unidentified persons threw stones at Our Lady of Fatima Forane Church Jasola, near Okhla in south Delhi, when some 200 people were attending Mass and novena inside the church. The one-year-old church belongs to the Faridabad Syro-Malabar diocese.
Narrating the Jasola incident, Parish priest Fr. Jacob Nagelimalil ,said that he was conducting the Mass when a stone hit one of the windows and broke its glass. “The glass pieces fell inside the church, not the stone,” he said.
“This is the second such incident happening in a week,” bemoaned Archbishop Kuriakose Bharanikulangara of Faridabad, who rushed to Jasola on hearing the news.

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GCIC lauds gracious intervention of Pope Francis saving Sudanes couple

A smiling and visibly relieved Meriam arrived safely in Rome this morning, along with her husband and their two children. They were escorted by the Italian Deputy Foreign Minister who helped negotiate her departure from Sudan. Meriam accompanied by her husband Daniel Wani and their two children later met with Pope Francis in Rome,who has graciously used his office to negotiate for the release of this couple.Global council of Indian Christians(GCIC) lauds the the visionary pope for his involvement in the affairs of persecuted Christians across the world.We also hope and pray that Papal intervention will save lives of Christians in Nigeria and middle east Christians are persecute for faith in Christ

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Chhattisgarh, "denied entry" to non-Hindus

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Chhattisgarh, "denied entry" to non-Hindus: They damage the traditional culture
by Nirmala Carvalho
It is the decision taken in 35 villages in the tribal district of Bastar by the gram sabha (local councils). For the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) "is so that you sow suspicion and distrust in the community." The Chhattisgarh "is becoming a cauldron of hatred for the traffickers against non-Hindus."

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Catholic couple’s murder shock waves in Darjeeling Hills :GCIC condemns savage attack

Siliguri:In a shocking incident today, a husband and wife from Gidabling near Kalimpong were brutally hacked to death with a sharp weapon by some unknown miscreants, while their 12-year-old daughter sustained major injuries. Fortunately, no harm came to the couple’s younger daughter, aged 7.
The deceased, Dominic Bhutia and Christina Bhutia, were daily wage workers, and they were found dead inside their house this morning, lying in a pool of blood.

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