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Church leaders wary of Kerala’s burial bill

February 07, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The legislation would “homogenize burial rites of all Christian communities and threatens the diversity of Christian communities,” according to the report. The southwestern Indian state of Kerala (map) is 55% Hindu, 27% Muslim, and 18% Christian. Two Eastern Catholic churches (the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church and the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church) have their headquarters there, as do two Oriental Orthodox churches (the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church and the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church).

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