Category - mumbai

  • November 21, 2012

    The execution of a man involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks undoes much of the progress India has made over the death penalty, Amnesty International says.

  • December 29, 2008

    Christians in India have been muted in Christmas festivity this year, following violence in Orissa, Karnataka and the tragic Mumbai attacks.

  • December 11, 2008

    A 'human chain for peace' is being organised by Catholics in Mumbai tomorrow, following the recent terrorist attacks. 'Join hands for unity' is the slogan being used by the association Bombay Catholic Sabha, which is formed by the majority of the Catholic laity in the city.

  • December 9, 2008

    A delegation of Christians has returned from Pakistan with warnings about the disastrous consequences on local Christians of Pakistan's location as a front-line state in the 'war on terror'.

  • November 28, 2008

    Church leaders from around the world have expressed their shock and outrage at the atrocities in Mumbai. The Archbishop of Canterbury has written to the High Commissioner of India, Shiv Shankar Mukherjee, expressing his sadness.

  • November 27, 2008

    The carnage in Mumbai in which gunmen have killed over a hundred people, injured many more and taken hostages, has shocked the world. It has thrown a spotlight on religious extremism of various kinds, writes Savi Hensman.

  • November 27, 2008

    A series of violent attacks has struck Mumbai, India’s commercial capital, killing many people. Hostages are being held and the situation beyond the tragic headlines is only just coming in to view, Ekklesia is learning.