The moment this diversity is taken away, it is not India, it is something else," he said while speaking at the All India Catholic Union
Centenary celebration programme.
It was in fact occasioned by the impending Centenary of the All India Catholic Union
(AICU), which is celebrating it later this month in Delhi (1919-2019).
According to Dolphy D'Souza, a Christian leader and former National Vice-President of the All India Catholic Union
, highly reliable sources in the government have brought this factor the attention of the community.
Secretary General of All India Catholic Union
, John Dayal, said that he was shocked to hear woeful tales from every Kashmiri.
"It was incredible to see Catholic nuns, Protestant pastors, civil society activists, and others singing Christian songs of liberation within the police station," said John Dayal, president of the All India Catholic Union
and secretary general of the All India Christian Council.
"We are pressing the federal government to introduce a bill in India's Parliament to restore rights to Dalit Christians," says Dr John Dayal, president, All India Catholic Union
. "Over 18 million Dalit Christians of India were crestfallen by the federal government's ploy in India's Supreme Court to delay consideration of their demand for full legal rights.
Among the more than 100 signers of the statement are the presidents of the All India Catholic Union
and the All India Christian Council, and the General Secretary of the Evangelical Fellowship of India.
John Dayal, president of the All India Catholic Union
, a lay group, said that family planning must be voluntary.
Kanpur -- The All India Catholic Union
(AICU) applauded a decision by the Indian Supreme Court to order the protection of witnesses in trials of Hindus who attacked Muslims in the spring of 2003.
It was such thoughts that forged an alliance between Swami Sachidananda and Chhotebhai, former National President of the All India Catholic Union
(AICU), to organize this Seminar.
--John Dayal, president of the All India Catholic Union
, reacting to a call from Hindu fundamentalists for Hindu couples to produce more than three children--suggesting a dozen sons per family--to sustain their religious majority
From church teachings itself it is more than obvious that if at all anybody had to meet the man in saffron, it should not have been those wearing red skull caps, but the actual players in the field wearing orange, purple or any other colour of caps - the lay leaders and their organisations like the All India Catholic Union
or its affiliated Catholic Associations.