Church leaders told not to befriend RSS
The Hindu / by Special Correspondent
A central committee meeting of the reform-oriented Joint Christian Council (JCC) has warned Church leaders of backlash from the laity if they attempted to step into the RSS camp at a time “when the RSS and Sangh Parivar organisations are going ahead with the idea of a theocratic State and against Christians.”
Catholic weekly wants Kerala Churches to demand Stan Swamy’s release<
Matters India / by Matters India
The release of an octogenarian Jesuit activist from jail is among several issues that a Catholic weekly wants the Church leaders in Kerala to raise with the BJP leaders who now woo the Christians in the southern Indian state.
“We should loudly ask the BJP state leaders who frequent the bishops’ houses the reasons for the delay in granting justice to the Kandhamal Christians or why innocent Stan Swamy continues to languish in jail,” says an editorial in the Sathyadeepam (lamp of truth), a weekly published by the Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese.