Tag Archives: Catholic Church


Pope Francis is due to make a three-day visit to Buddhist-majority Sri Lanka with the highlight of the visit being the canonization of Joseph Vaz, an Indian born 17th century Catholic missionary who spent most of his life in Sri … Continue reading

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The Catholic Church – A Religious Entity or a Corporate?

Did You Know? • The Church is the LARGEST owner of agricultural land in India • Is the second RICHEST employer after Government • Its funds equal the Indian Navy’s annual budget!!! Source: ShankNaad

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Discrimination in the Catholic Church

Dalit Christians in India “… continue to face segregation in cemeteries…practice untouchability and are compelled to drop caste names,” said Kudanthai Arasan of the Viduthalai Tamil Puligal Katch http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/dalit-catholics-petition-vatican-against-discrimination/article6694525.ece?homepage=true

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Pope Benedict XVI Cover Up 200 Child Abuse Claims

 A BBC documentary has exposed that Pope Benedict XVI, aka Cardinal Ratzinger, played a leading role in a systematic cover-up of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic priests. In 2001, while he was a cardinal, he issued a secret Vatican … Continue reading

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Vatican has Long History of Intrigue and Controversy

Reuters  |  Posted: 06/01/2012 11:07 am Updated: 06/01/2012 5:00 pm Current Vatileaks scandal is apparently just one in a long line of historical controversies. VATICAN CITY, June 1 (Reuters) – Pope Benedict is fighting the worst crisis of his papacy, … Continue reading

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The Church & Its Links to Sri Lanka’s Terrorism & Elsewhere

By Shenali Waduge       "The purpose of this article was not to degrade any religion but to highlight to those unaware about the ugly connection that exists between the Church and terrorism because it runs contradictory to what teachings of the … Continue reading

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Registered Children’s Home, A Baby Farm?

By Shanika SRIYANANDA 1929… the hotline of the National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) received two 'exclusive' complaints. The first was from a doctor, who treated a mother of a two-year-old baby, who found that the child was to be handed … Continue reading

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Catholic Bishops Establish Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, Up the Ante in Fight against Obama

by David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) U.S. Catholic bishops, concerned about Obama administration policies on birth control and gay rights that they say see as an unprecedented "assault" on the rights of faith groups, have established a watchdog panel … Continue reading

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Church Sex-abuse Victims urge ICC Prosecution

Complaint filed against Pope Benedict and three Vatican officials by US-based group, alleging crimes against humanity. An international group for victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests has asked the International Criminal Court to prosecute Pope Benedict XVI and three … Continue reading

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Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World: Recommendations for Conduct

Preamble Mission belongs to the very being of the church. Proclaiming the word of God and witnessing to the world is essential for every Christian. At the same time, it is necessary to do so according to gospel principles, with … Continue reading

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