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Indian Bishops Visit Vatican
Catholic News Service (7 September 2011)
ROME (CNS) — The religious nature of the Indian people, discrimination against Catholics, interreligious dialogue and evangelization were the main topics of discussion when two dozen Indian bishops sat down with Pope Benedict XVI in early September.

Kerala Bishops Sack Priest Charged with Trafficking
Catholic News Service (18 December 2012)
COCHIN, India (CNS) — The Catholic Bishops’ Council of Kerala dismissed the secretary of its youth commission, who has been charged as part of a human trafficking ring.

Indian Bishops Urge Legislators to Protect Women
Catholic News Service (24 January 2013)
TRICHUR, India (CNS) — In the wake of the national outcry over the gang rape and death of a paramedical student and reports of rapes from across the country, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India has called for “comprehensive laws and effective measures to ensure the security and safety of women.”

Indian Bishop Resigns After Joining ‘Consecration’ of Megachurch Leader
Catholic News Service (1 February 2013)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI accepted the resignation of an Indian bishop who participated in the “consecration” of the first bishop of a homegrown charismatic community that is independent of any church.

Indian Church Appeals for Flood Relief in Kashmir
Catholic News Service (11 September 2014)
CHENNAI, India (CNS) — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India has appealed to Catholics to mobilize funds and materials to augment church relief work in northern Jammu and Kashmir state, devastated by floods.

Indian Cardinal Criticizes Forced ‘Reconversions’ to Hinduism
Catholic News Service (29 December 2014)
NEW DELHI (CNS) — The president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India criticized forced conversions of Christians to Hinduism.

Church Supports Indians on Nationwide Strike
Catholic News Service (2 September 2015)
NEW DELHI (CNS) — The Catholic Church in India supported some 150 million workers on a nationwide strike that shut down factories, banks, traffic and government offices across India on 2 September.

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His Priests Are His Wealth
Bishop Vincent Mar Paulos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church of Marthandam stops by the CNEWA offices and praises the generosity of our donors.

Seeking to "Collaborate As One Church"
Major Archbishop George Alencherry, the first head of the Syro-Malabar Church to be elected by its synod of bishops, visits his flock and preaches unity.

Bishops in Kerala May List Drinking as a Sin
To battle growing rates of alcoholism in Kerala, the Temperance Commission of the Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council argues that drinking should be counted as a sin.

A Special Visitor from India
Bishop Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy of Pathanamthitta, left, visits with Msgr. John Kozar at CNEWA's New York office. (photo: Erin Edwards)

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Into the Deep: An Exhortation to the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
On Saturday, 17 November, CNEWA’s president, Msgr. John E. Kozar, addressed a missionary conference in Delhi, India.

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Picture of the Day: Continuing Education
Students gather in front of St. John’s Lower Primary School, where Archbishop Joseph Kundukulam had his early education. (photo: Jose Jacob)

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