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Christian mission to educate in the changed Indian political climate

9 May 2019

Christian mission to educate in the changed Indian political climate

There are sixty Anglican colleges and universities in India where the rights of “religious and linguistic minorities to establish and administer educational institutions of their choice” has been protected by the constitution since Independence. Post the 2014 general elections, however, these minority colleges have come increasingly under assault. The Revd Dr Valson Thampu, former president of the pre-eminent Saint Stephen’s College in Delhi, which Mahatma Gandhi made home when he visited Delhi in the early years of India’s struggle for freedom, has been an outspoken advocate for the independence of minority colleges. CUAC's General Secretary Canon Callaway noted, "Valson was chaplain, besides being Vice Principal and Head, Dept. of English, at Saint Stephen’s College in 1997 at CUAC’s first Triennial, which he organized, attended and chaired. Despite daily pillorying in the press, I find him a powerfully focused leader of calm conviction. Now retired to his native Kerala, his prophetic voice remains clarion."

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International Anglican student gathering in the Philippines

28 March 2017

International Anglican student gathering in the Philippines

More than forty students from Japan, Korea and the Philippines have taken part in an international learning programme at Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City in the Philippines organised by CUAC – the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion, a world-wide network of Anglican colleges and universities.

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Kolkata college awards certificates to women in community outreach programme

22 February 2016

Kolkata college awards certificates to women in community outreach programme

Participants of Sucharu, a capacity-building programme conducted by Kolkata's Women's Christian College and funded by the University Grants Commission, received their certificates and prizes at a ceremony organised by the college.

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President of Association of Episcopal Colleges speaks at AEC Annual Meeting

27 November 2013

Five decades ago, Cleveland L. Sellers Jr., then an active participant in the civil rights movement and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., faced significant obstacles on a course of action set forth to attain justice and equality.

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