A Kind Priest Brings Stray Dogs To Mass So They Can Find New Families

Homeless dogs in Brazil regularly attend church services to meet their new owners. If you think that dogs magically turn to God for help, unfortunately, it’s not exactly the case, but this extraordinary scenario can still be encountered every Sunday at Paróquia de Sant’Ana Gravatá. Father João Paulo Araujo Gomes who is the head of the parish of Santana in the city of Gravatá in Brazil does the kindest and most inspiring thing for stray dogs around his church. He invites forgotten dogs from the streets to become a part of his service to help them find loving homes. The doors of his church, as well as his big heart, will always be open for dogs. And who wouldn’t attend …

Indias Muslims quiver in the new dawn of an emboldened Narendra Modi

The Hindu nationalist BJPs election victory will change the culture of the nation, the prime ministers critics fear Just after 1.30pm on Friday, the loudspeaker outside Sarai Alawardi mosque crackled to life, and more than a thousand foreheads were touched to the hessian mats that lined the ground. Towering over them were the skyscrapers of Gurgaon, a satellite town south of Delhi that houses technology companies, bowling alleys and other symbols of the new India. A day after the Hindu nationalist prime minister, Modis emphatic re-election has been an isolating experience. The countrys most acrimonious election campaign in recent history was studded with references to unauthorised migrants from Bangladesh as termites, the nomination to parliament of a Hindu accused of …