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Vatican press chief resigns over doctored letter

March 22nd, 2018 (0)
The head of the Vatican communications department has resigned after coming under fire for doctoring a letter sent by retired Pope Benedict XVI. A brief Vatican statement said Pope Francis had “accepted” the resignation of Msgr. Dario Vigano. It ...

Movie with Shane: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

March 21st, 2018 (0)
Running at 121 minutes, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ film is more than an allegory, it’s almost a ‘slice of life’, with much more than blood, gory and glory. It’s a tale which will leave one in limbo, and in ...

Prostitution is torture : Pope Francis

March 20th, 2018 (3)
Rome: Pope Francis asked forgiveness Monday for all Christians who buy sex from women, saying men who frequent prostitutes are criminals with a “sick mentality” who think that women exist to be exploited. “This isn’t making love. This is ...

Keeping faith alive in the most remote parish on earth

March 19th, 2018 (0)
The main island of Tristan da Cunha prides itself on being the most remote inhabited island in the world. It takes up to two weeks to get there by sea from South Africa. This gives the Catholic parish of ...

Kerala church opposes govt’s liquor policy

March 18th, 2018 (1)
Kozhikode: In a telling blow to the Pinarayi Vijayan government, the Kerala church on March 17, slammed the state’s liquor policy, threatening to work against the ruling Left’s candidate in the upcoming Chengannur by-poll. A senior bishop of the ...

Church in India marks Francis at 5 years

March 14th, 2018 (2)
By Nirmala Carvalho MUMBAI: Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay, Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro – the Apostolic Nuncio to India – and 33 bishops from all over India celebrated Mass on March 13 to mark the 5th anniversary of the election of ...

Bishops Council to help resolve crisis in Syro-Malabar Church

March 10th, 2018 (5)
Kerala Catholic Bishops Council on March 10, stepped in to help resolve the crisis in Syro-Malabar Church after a group of priests came out openly against its head Cardinal George Alencherry over alleged irregularities in a land deal involving ...

Queen appoints Indian as bishop of Anglican Church

March 10th, 2018 (2)
Chelmsford, UK: A former priest in the united Church of North India’s Diocese of Calcutta has been chosen to be the next Area Bishop of Bradwell in the Church of England’s Diocese of Chelmsford in UK. Dr John Perumbalath also ...

Priests hold protest march demanding Cardinal’s removal

March 10th, 2018 (2)
Kochi: A group of priests of the Syro-Malabar church hit the streets on March 9,  urging Cardinal George Alencherry to keep off all responsibilities of the Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese in view of a police probe on alleged irregularities in a land ...

Cheating case registered against Catholic priest

March 9th, 2018 (2)
Kottayam: The police have registered a cheating case against Kuttanad Vikasana Samiti (KVS) executive director Fr. Thomas Peelianickal. Fr. Peelianickal was booked on a complaint filed by a group of six persons hailing from Mithrakary village in Kuttanad alleging ...
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