Entries by Caesar David

India at UPR UN meet on May 4, 2017

Minority rights, NGO crackdown raised at UN meet, India says freedoms secure Concept of torture alien to our culture: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi From complaints of eroding minority rights and religious intolerance to the crackdown against NGOs, women’s rights to LGBT rights, Kashmir to Afrophobia — India’s track record on human rights came under sharp scrutiny […]

Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on 21 May 2017

Dear Friends, We are requesting you as participating organisations of WCC-EAA, that each of your organisation is able to sign up and endorse the Global ‘Day of Prayer to End Famine’ on 21 May 2017 to be launched tomorrow. We are grateful to you if you have already endorsed it and agreed to be one of the organisations […]

Birth Centenary Celebrations – His Grace The Most Rev. Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mar Thoma Valiya Metropolitan.

Mar Thoma Church is eagerly waiting for April 27th 2017 which is a historical day for the Church. Our Mar Thoma Valiya Metropolitan is entering into the 100th year. Thirumeni is an exceptional personality in the demographics of Church by serving as an Evangelist, Semsano, Kasseesa, Ramban, Episcopa, Suffragan Metropolitan, Officiating Metropolitan, 20th Metropolitan and […]

NEICC Statement on Church unity, Social concerns and Religious harmony

STATEMENT OF THE FINDINGS OF THE ONE DAY SEMINAR ORGANIZED BY THE NORTH EAST INDIA CHRISTIAN COUNCIL ON  “CHURCH UNITY, SOCIAL CONCERNS AND RELIGIOUS HARMONY” AT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF INDIA,  KHATLA, AIZAWL, MIZORAM SYNOD, APRIL 19, 2017. We, the ninety two participants, representing various Churches and Christian Organisations under the umbrella of NEICC, in the […]

Request for Churches and Congregations to pray for the Supreme Court hearing on the 20th of April to uphold the rights of minorities as per the Constitution of India

Letter from The Synod of The Church of North India: Request for Churches and Congregations to pray for the Supreme Court hearing on the 20th of April to uphold the rights of minorities as per the Constitution of India.    

Christians urge the government not to celebrate ‘Digital India Day’ on Good Friday this year.

LETTER 1 (from The Synod of The Church of North India)   LETTER 2   Text of the letter Nongpyngrope,  Circle  III, Mawpat, Shillong  793 012. 13  April,  2017. The  Honourable  Chief  Minister, Meghalaya, Shillong. Subject:  Expressing appreciation for your stand with  regard  to  sacredness  of  Good  Friday: Sir, It  is  with  a  deep  sense  […]

A “Good Friday” reflection

‘Happy Good Friday to you’, greeted my learned Hindu friend, one Good Friday, though I was puzzled about the prefix ‘Happy’. I thanked my friend and we departed. This unusual greeting set me thinking about my own faith and the faith of my friends living in a religious pluralistic society like ours.  From my Hindu […]