Church of South India

 

Christmas cancelled in Madras

The Moderator of the Church of South India has urged his churches to cancel Christmas festivals this year in the wake of severe flooding along the Coromandel Coast

 

Caste rivalries divide Christians over port project in South India

A government-backed industrial development project has divided Catholics and Anglicans along caste lines in the Southern Indian state of Kerala

 

Indian synod ends in brawl

Police were called to Saturday's meeting of the Kerala CSI Synod in Thiruvanthapuram, when  arguments over ammendments to the church's constitution led to a melee that shut down proceedings.

 

Indian police investigate clergy in church land fraud affair

The Moderator of the Church of South India has been named a subject of interest by police in connection with an alleged fraud scheme

 

Plea from church leaders to curtail Hindu extremists

The Moderator of the Church of South India has called upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak out against the campaign by Hindu extremists to convert by force Christians to their faith.

 

Indian bishop warns of ecological disaster if rivers diverted

Plans to link three Indian rivers could see a disaster akin to the destruction of the Aral Sea, Bishop Thomas Oommen warns

 

Bishops denounce govt U-turn over prohibition

The deputy moderator of the Church of South India, the Rt. Rev. Thomas K. Oommen has denounced the Kerala State government’s U-turn on prohibition.

 

Church fights call to make the Bhagavad Gita India's "national book"

Bills put forward by allies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to strengthen anti-conversion laws and to make the Bhagavad Gita the national book of India worry Christian leaders.

 

Indian bishop arrested on fraud charges

The former Bishop in Madras of the Church of South India