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Archive for March, 2011

Goa Church Backs English As Medium Of Instruction, Opponents Threaten Protest

Share By SAR NEWS PANAJI, Goa (SAR NEWS) — Catholic schools and colleges in the tiny western Indian state of Goa have strongly backed English as a medium of instruction. In an official statement issued here, March 30, the Archdiocesan Board of Education (ABE), stated that English should also be permitted as the medium of instruction, besides Konkani, [...]
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Web Site Of ‘Don Bosco With Us’

Share By C.M. Paul, SAR NEWS ROME (SAR NEWS) – Set up in 2010, the official web site of the “Don Bosco Relics Pilgrimage India” has a host of information on: The Relic, Don Bosco, Maps and Schedules, News, Photo Gallery, Face Book and Twitter links, as well as Press and Media [...]
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Archbishop Moras Enhances Spirit Of Ecumenism; Greets Syrian Church’s Supreme Head in Bangalore

Share By SAR NEWS BANGALORE, Karnataka (SAR NEWS) – Even as memories are fresh in the minds of Christians in Karnataka over the massive public meeting of Catholics, CSI Christians, Methodists and several other denominations, February 21 in Bangalore, Archbishop Bernard Moras enhanced the growing ecumenical spirit in the State by [...]
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Dimapur Principal Coordinates First On-Line MPh Programme In Philosophy

Share By C.M. Paul, SAR NEWS ROME (SAR NEWS) — Former Salesian College Dimapur Principal, Dr Jose Kuruvachira, is coordinator of the newly launched on-line degree programme in Philosophy from the Philosophy Faculty at the Pontifical Salesian University (UPS) Rome. This first ever one year on-line Master of Philosophy programme in collaboration [...]
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KGF Christians Protest Against Somasekara Panel Report On Church Attacks

Share By SAR NEWS THE KOLAR GOLD FIELDS, Karnataka (SAR NEWS) – Christians in the Kolar Gold Fields, about 100 km from Bangalore, took out a protest march against the Justice Somasekara Commission Report on the attacks on churches in Karnataka in 2008, and staged a sit-in here, March 27, demanding a [...]
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Andhra Christians Seek SC Status For Dalit Christians

Share By SAR NEWS HYDERABAD, Andhra Pradesh (SAR NEWS) – Christians in Andhra Pradesh have sought the help of the chief minister in getting the Scheduled Caste status for Dalit Christians living in the southern State. A team of Christian representatives, March 26, called on Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy at the [...]
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Left Parties’ Leaders In Poll-bound Kerala Call On Church Heads

Share THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kerala (SAR NEWS) — With an eye on the April 13 polls to the State Assembly, leaders of the ruling communist parties Kerala met the bishops of Kannur and Thrissur, March 22, in a bid to assuage the Catholic Church, which has openly criticised certain polices of the Left Democratic Front government. The Communist [...]
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Don Bosco Film Shoot Covers Seven States

 Share By C.M. Paul, SAR NEWS DIMPAR, Assam (SAR NEWS) – Two award-winning filmmakers will begin the shoot of a docufilm in Northeast India, March 26 to April 6, 2011. The seven-member film crew will cover seven states of Northeast India (Assam, Arunachal, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura). The film titled “The HAND of Don Bosco” is [...]
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Archdiocese Of Bangalore Announces Monetary Aid To Japan Tsunami, Quake Victims

Share BANGALORE, Karnataka (SAR NEWS) – The Archdiocese of Bangalore will donate Rs 10 lakh for the quake and tsunami victims in Japan, Archbishop Bernard Moras announced March 17 at an inter-religious prayer meeting held on Mahatma Gandhi Road for those who died in the devastating natural calamity in the island nation.             Archbishop Moras, Moulvi Syed [...]
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Candlelight Prayer For Japan Quake Victims

 Share BANGALORE, Karnataka (SAR NEWS) – The Archdiocese of Bangalore will hold a candlelight prayer meeting for the victims of the devastating quake-fed tsunami in Japan, at the Mahatma Gandhi statue on M.G. Road in Bangalore, March 17, between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Archbishop Bernard Moras of Bangalore will lead the multi-religion prayer. Japanese Consul and [...]
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