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Letter to the Indian Prime Minister expressing concern over the “good-days” and “good-governance”

To Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India Honorable Prime Minister, This letter is a continuation of the concerns expressed in the letter of 2ndDecember 2014 sent from the NCCI Secretariat. The NCCI is a council representing about 14 million Christians in India belonging to the Protestant and Orthodox Traditions in India. We are committed […]

We weep with you oh Mothers, Sisters and Brothers of Pakistan – A letter from AICCW

“Guns of Darkness! Why would I not curse you? You turned love-filled homes into broken debris” (Pashto Couplet from Book ‘I am Malala’) “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit” (Psalm 34:18) Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) __________________________________________ My Dear bereaved Mothers, Sisters and […]

For our ongoing Solidarity and Commitment

Life with Dignity: Kairos Palestine 5th Anniversary Kairos Palestine | Palestine Israel Ecumenical Forum | Alternative Tourism Group Conference Statement   From December 2–4, 2014, over 250 participants from Palestine and many other countries[1] gathered in Bethlehem to commemorate the 5th anniversary of “A Moment of Truth: A Word of Faith, Hope, and Love from […]

Homage to Justice Dr. V. R. Krishna Iyer

The National Council of Churches in India is deeply saddened by the demise of the world renowned and a genuine Indian Human Right defender Honourable Justice. Dr. V. R. Krishna Iyer. Dr. V R Krishna Iyer was socially sensitized and spiritually kindled judiciary and a moral rebel against human injustice. He was a peace lover and […]

NCCC-USA calls for accountability

 “Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten in God’s sight. But even the hairs of your head are all counted. Do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows.” -Jesus, as recounted in Luke 12:6-7 (NRSV) The decision of a Staten Island grand jury […]

Dalit Liberation Sunday 2014_Worship Order

“Dalit Culture, Dalit history, Dalit pathos: Regaining the lost identity in Christ”. We are in a crucial point of time in the Indian history, while we celebrate the Dalit Liberation Sunday in 2014. The grip of fascism and communalism becomes firm on Indian society. These regressive and dangerous elements are only the tip of the […]

NCCI urges Responsible Journalism

Nagpur | November 21, 2014 STATEMENT | NCCI URGES RESPONSIBLE JOURNALISM The National Council of Churches in India (NCCI), the apex body of the Protestant and Orthodox Churches which represents 14 million people around the country registers its protest against the irresponsible use of press freedom. The Times of India and Dainik Bhaskar (Nagpur | […]