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God’s own sena

The private force mooted by the Catholic Church in Kerala may be a case of history repeating as farce.

Church in Kerala sets up sena, enlists ex-military men

The Gabriel Sena, launched in the archdiocese of Thalassery in Kannur last month, will hold its first meeting at Taliparamba in Kannur district on November 15. 

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As Church factions sparred for power, 84-year-old's body lay in freezer for a week before burial

An ongoing feud between the Orthodox and Jacobite factions of the Malankara Church over ownership of churches and properties meant her body had to be stored in a hospital freezer for over a week until the tussle could be resolved.

Kerala church land row: Cardinal George Alencherry appeals against FIR order

A section of the faithful of church had also alleged that the cardinal sold the 3.06 acres of land belonging to the church in Kochi on Rs 27 crore in 2015, substantially more than the Rs 9 crore, it actually fetched. The churches also suspected the role of land mafia in the deal.

Use your Christian names, Kerala church tells priests

The Church spokesperson claimed that often many Christian girls and boys had more than one name — one name in the register of baptism, and another by which the child is usually known.

Kerala: Church warns parents to guard children against 'selfie'

It said parents should take care that their children do not fall into unholy relations.

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Kerala church gives bishops right to allow cremation of dead

The Kochi-based Syro-Malabar Catholic Church has 31 dioceses, most of them in Kerala.

Kerala church row: Govt may step in to end tussle

The bitter battle between Orthodox and Jacobite churches has spilled over to the streets now

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