Affirm Diversity – Defend the Rights of Sexual Minorities: A Call for Indian Faith Communities

Bangalore, 31 May, 2014. Sri Sri Ravishankar, the founder of Art of Living, said that, ‘affirm diversity – defend the Rights of the Sexual minorities’,  in a public meeting on ‘Faiths Against Homophobia’ jointly organised by the  ‘aneka-Trust’, Board of Theological Education of the Senate of Serampore University, and  Centre for Peace and Justice Concerns […]

2014 Election Results: Reiterating the Church’s Prophetic Citizenship

As per our country’s democratic process, parliamentary elections are held every five years. As Christians we always pray that the elections would be conducted properly and peacefully. When the election results are out, as per conventional practice we congratulate the new government and we pray that the people so elected and the new government would […]

Addressing ecology, theology and justice in practice

30 June 2014 While churches around the world live in very different contexts and maybe separated by different doctrinal teachings, they do have one concern in common: will planet earth still be a fit place for their children to live? How should churches reflect theologically about creation? What can churches do in their specific context? […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA

To, Sri. Narendra Modi Honorable Prime Minister of India New Delhi Respected Prime Minister Sir, Sub: Aspirations of the Youth of the Protestant and Orthodox Churches in India and the New Government Greetings from the Commission on Youth (COY) of the National Council of Churches in India!  At the outset, I on behalf of the […]

NCCI CONDEMNS THE INCREASING RAPES IN INDIA

The National Council of Churches in India (NCCI), the apex body of the Protestant and Orthodox Churches which represent 13 million people around the country vehemently condemns the physical torture, and incidents of the increasing rapes and murders of Dalit women both young and old that have been brought to light since the past two […]