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Catholic school official beaten by 500 people in front of TV cameras
Brother Philip, a member of the Brothers of the Holy Cross, was seized and beaten; a police inspector was among his attackers. He is accused of molesting female students but his superior and school authorities say he is innocent. His attackers threatened to kill him if he dared to further expand the school or tried to stop a nearby temple from getting school land confiscated to build an access road.
Missionary beaten in Karnataka because Hindus are against education for the poor
Brother Philip, vice principal at Holy Cross School in Whitefield, is currently in hospital recovering from a beating he received last Saturday. The religious tells AsiaNews that he has forgiven his attackers but that he wants guarantees for Christian missionaries who serve Indian society.
First Indian Catholic Law School opens in Bangalore
The Christ College of Law starts courses today with its first 80 students. At the inauguration, state high court chief justice urges future lawyers to work with honesty and commitment to improve the legal system.
Survey among teenagers to see how to improve teaching catechism
Parish in Ho Chi Minh City tries to understand how young people view learning the tenets of the faith. It brings together parents to discuss results.
Bishops call for justice after seminary rector murdered in Bangalore
Bangalore archbishop and 15 prelates write to the government of Karnataka and the police, urging them to find the culprits as soon as possible. Fr K J Thomas was murdered overnight at Easter, between 31 March and 1 April.
Fr Thomas's martyrdom spurs us to dedicate our lives to Jesus, Card Gracias said
The rector of a Bangalore seminary who was killed overnight on Easter will be buried in his native village on Saturday. The authors of the crime remain unknown. For the president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI), "his death proclaims the death and the resurrection of our Lord."
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