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Archive for December, 2011

Vandals Throw Stones At Christian Prayer Hall, Set Community Crib On Fire

Share By SAR NEWS MANGALORE, Karnataka (SAR NEWS) — A prayer hall and a Christmas crib were damaged in separate acts of vandalism in the volatile Mangalore district, December 28. Suspected Hindu extremists set fire to a Nativity crib at a Catholic church in Bantwal, locals reported. According to assistant parish priest, Father Ivan D’Souza, the community crib was [...]
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Armed Gang Attacks Christians On Christmas Night In Volatile Mangalore

Share   By SAR NEWS MANGALORE, Karnataka (SAR NEWS) – As many as twelve Christians were allegedly beaten up by a gang of armed men in Surathkal near Mangalore on Christmas night, media reports said. One person’s leg was fractured and others were injured in the attack that occurred when the Christians belonging to an independent New Life Fellowship [...]
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Karnataka Govt Withdraws All Cases Against Christian Protesters

Share  By SAR NEWS BANGALORE, Karnataka (SAR NEWS) – The Bharatiya Janata Party government in Karnataka, December 1, withdrew 23 cases filed against members of the Christian community who protested against attacks on churches in parts of the State in 2008.             A Cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda, gave the nod for withdrawing cases [...]
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 Share The Indian Catholic Press Association (ICPA) invites nominations for the ICPA2011 awards for contribution in the field of journalism. The awards will be conferred at the 17th National Conference of Journalists in Bangalore, February 11, 2012. Any Christian may nominate an individual/publication/media institution of the Christian community that has made significant contribution in promoting, campaigning and defending Christian values, [...]
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