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Scrapping Good Friday holiday upsets Indian Catholics

Catholics of Delhi Archdiocese pray at the Feast of Christ the King in New Delhi on Nov. 24, 2018. Many Christians feel their religion is being suppressed in India. (Photo by Bijay Kumar Minj/ Catholic bishops and Christian activists in India have criticized authorities in two former Portuguese territories, now under Indian federal rule, for cancelling the traditional Good Friday holiday. Christian leaders in the western territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu say their district administrations have moved Good Friday from the list of public holidays to restricted holidays when staff have an option to […]

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