Entries by Caesar David

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 […]

Church Leaders Consultation on “Healing Ministry and the Role of the Churches and Hospitals”.

Christian Medical Association of India as the official health arm of the National Council of Churches in India has the mandate to equip the churches in responding to the healing ministry. The National Consultation will bring Church leaders from various denominations and the leaders of hospitals governed by the church together for a time of […]

Spirituality behind the bar: Indonesian peasant struggle for agrarian justice

NCCI received this email letter (as reproduced below) from Rev. Josef Purnama Widyatmadja with an article on “Spirituality behind Bar” which is an interview of Rev. Sugianto, a local Pastor in Indonesia who is engaged in the defence of people whose lands have been grabbed by a big corporation. Messages of Solidarity have been sent from […]