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DISABILITY ADVOCACY SUNDAY – 2014.

DISABILITY ADVOCACY SUNDAY  23 Nov.2014 Theme : Church ‘of’ All – Church ‘for’ All Disability Day, or the International Day of People with Disability, is a day that is sanctioned by the United Nations. The aim of Disability Day is to encourage a better understanding of people affected by a disability, together with helping to […]

NCCI Centenary Rally in Nagpur. 3000 Christians marched for Peace, Justice and Unity and Love

The NCCI Centenary Rally started from the All Saints Cathedral, Sadar, halted at Samvidhan Square (near K. P. Ground, Opp. RBI) for Bishop Dr. Taranath Sagar’s (President of NCCI) public address, and continued back to All Saints Cathedral in a circular route.  More than 3000 people from all denominations joined the Rally. In the field […]

ACT Alliance elects new moderator, approves new strategic plan

Delegates at the ACT Alliance general assembly have elected governing board member Dr Sushant Agrawal leader of the highest body of the network. Dr Agrawal, director of Indian agency Churches’ Auxiliary for Social Action, is the new moderator of the alliance, a global network of 148 humanitarian and development agencies. He replaces Rev Cornelia Füllkrug-Weitzel.

WCC – Theological Consultation on ‘Economy of Life’

World Council of Churches Theological Consultation on ‘Economy of Life’ 27 – 30 October 2014, CSI Guest House, Chennai, India The Commission on Justice, Peace and Creation of the National Council of Churches in India (NCCI), joining the Board of Diaconal Ministries of the Church of South India (CSI) Synod hosted the World Council of […]

Press release: Scheduled Caste status to Dalit Christians and Dalit Muslims

Times of India on 10th October 2014 reported that the Government is opposed to Dalit status for converts. It reported Union social justice minister Hon.  Thavar Chand Gehlot’s statement about SC status to Dalit Christians and Dalit Muslims, which reveals that the Government is not inclusive in its development policy. The demand for the inclusion […]

10000 Gathered in Madurai, Tamilnadu to Celebrate The NCCI Centenary

10000 Gathered in Madurai, Tamilnadu to Celebrate The NCCI Centenary The TAMILNADU CHRISTIAN COUNCIL joining the Churches in Madurai, Tamilnadu in Hosting the Tamilnadu Regional Centenary Celebration on the 20th September 2014. The Church of South India Madurai Ramnad Diocese gave an exemplary leadership to the celebrations in joining hands with the Tamil Evangelical Lutheran […]

Kerala Regional Celebrations of the Centenary of the National Council of Churches in India

Kottayam: As part of Centenary celebration programs of the National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) in various regions around the country, Kerala Council of Churches (KCC) hosted a three-day long (September 26th to 28th, 2014) program in Kottayam and Tiruvalla. The Kerala bound celebration was inaugurated by Prof P J Kuriam, the Deputy Chairman […]

CASA’s Emergency Response to the devastating floods and landslides in Jammu & Kashmir (Updates 1 – 4).

After assessing the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared the situation a “national‐level disaster” and announced a special assistance of INR 1,000 crore (US$ 170, 940, 171) for the flood‐hit state besides INR 2 00000 (US $ 3419) compensation from the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for the kin […]

NCCI Centenary Celebration – Hyderabad Region

REPORT OF REGIONAL NCCI CENTENARY CELEBRATION PROGRAMME  (Hyderabad Region) September 12 – 14, 2014 The NCCI centenary celebration in Hyderabad region started with a grand Centenary Inaugural programme organized by Andhra Christian Theological College (ACTC) in its campus. The celebration began with an indigenous dance welcoming the dignitaries to the venue: the ACTC chapel. The […]