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10,000 Christians and Muslims Rally for India’s Dalits
Catholic News Service (1 August 2011)
NEW DELHI (CNS) — A rally by Christians and Muslims demanding equal rights for their dalit members blocked traffic in the main streets of the capital for several hours July 28.

Franciscan Leader Sees Progress Toward Christian Unity
Catholic News Service (24 January 2013)
CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (CNS) — Despite disappointing setbacks in ecumenical dialogue, there is incremental progress toward Christian unity, according to Father Timothy MacDonald, vicar general of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement.

Indian Prime Minister Apologizes After Christian Marchers Beaten
Catholic News Service (13 December 2013)
NEW DELHI (CNS) — Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh apologized to church leaders for the police beating of protesters — including priests and nuns — during a march to Parliament advocating for rights for low-caste Christians.

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Picture of the Day: A Window to the Future
A woman stands in the window pane of her future home in the Eparchy of Trivandrum in Kerala, built with funds raised by CNEWA. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Urbanization in Kerala
Kerala's rapid urbanization often leaves behind impoverished Dalit communities, such as this one in the rural south. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

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Picture of the Day: Hoping for a New Home in India
In this image from 2012, a mother and child in India who are Dalits, members of the so-called “untouchables,” look forward to moving into a new home. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Meeting India’s Dalit Christians
Mahinder Singh sits with neighbors in their tiny village of Gangapar (photo: John Matthew)

Picture of the Day: A Watershed Parish
A girl collects water outside of the 300-square-foot open shed serving as St. Alphonsa Church, the newest parish in the Eparchy of Bijnor, in northern India. (photo: John Mathew)

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