Tag: India

Caste as a Protected Category and Indian Christianity
Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Public Life

Caste as a Protected Category and Indian Christianity

by Sonja Thomas | български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски It is time for Eastern rite Catholics and Orthodox Christians in the United States to join hands and fight against casteism. Members of the community must support initiatives to make caste a protected category at schools, colleges, and universities as…

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Coping, Scapegoating, Menacing:  Christians in Pandemic India
Public Life, Religion and Politics

Coping, Scapegoating, Menacing: Christians in Pandemic India

by Nidhin Donald | български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски A few days ago, I called up a Jesuit priest in Bihar (an eastern state of India) to know his thoughts on the conditions of Christians during the ongoing pandemic. He was bemused by the question and emphatically stated—the rich…

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Christians in India Call for Prayers as the Deadly Pandemic Surges
Public Life

Christians in India Call for Prayers as the Deadly Pandemic Surges

by Rev. Dr. Raju Varghese | български  | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has struck India with more than 400,000 COVID cases per day, the death toll reaching its peak, to the point where people are dying in the streets, and hospitals are at…

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