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In Kerala, 7 priests, nuns, seminarians arrested for seminary Mass during lockdown

March 30, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: 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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  • Posted by: fenton1015153 - Mar. 31, 2020 6:11 PM ET USA

    Secular authority will use this virus to assert its power. The celebration of this Mass was worship of God not defience of authority. May God bless these faithful Catholics for showing the world our priorities.