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India’s Dalit Christians hold another protest against installation of non-Dalit bishop

A series of protest actions greeted the appointment of Bishop Francis Kalist, a non-Dalit, as prelate of the Diocese of Pondicherry-Cuddalore

Dalits, Indigenous Peoples in India have shorter life span, says study

Research studies suggest that life expectancy varies with different social characteristics, caste, religion, and region

India’s Dalit Catholics intensify protest against ‘discrimination’ in appointment of bishop

For months, Dalit groups have been appealing to Catholic Church leaders to appoint a Dalit archbishop, even meeting with the apostolic nuncio

Catholics in India’s Tamil Nadu state protest appointment of non-Dalit bishop

Dalit groups have been appealing to Catholic Church leaders to appoint a Dalit archbishop, even meeting with the apostolic nuncio

Dalit woman becomes mayor of one of India’s biggest cities

Priya Rajan, 28, is the youngest person and third woman to hold the position since the Greater Chennai Corporation was founded 334 years ago

India’s Dalit Catholics welcome papal nuncio’s clarification on appointment of bishops

The alleged “discrimination” in the appointment of bishops was raised by a group of Dalit Christians in an audience with the Vatican envoy

Vatican ambassador to India denies alleged discrimination in selection of bishops

The Papal Nuncio said the episcopal ministry in the Church “is to be intended as a service to the people and not as a position of power”

Christian movement in India reiterates appeal to Vatican to appoint Dalit...

Dalit Christians are “low-caste” persons in India who have converted to Christianity from Hinduism or Islam

Indian Catholic activist honored for work with Dalits

Arokiasamy has demonstrated “enormous courage and taken grave risks” in his work as he rescued about 25,000 victims in 3,000 incidents

Odisha Church in India mourns death of human rights activist

Social activist Paul Pradhan worked for women’s empowerment and the rights of Tribals and Dalits in India's eastern state of Odisha

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