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Bank frees India’s sex workers from madams’ clutches

Amrit Dhillon in Kolkata Kolkata: As a sex worker in Kolkata, Rita Roy had no access to her own money. The brothel madam kept her earnings “safe” – shoving ...Read More...

Missing fishermen’s families pray for Christmas miracle

A pall of gloom has descended on Kerala coast after the Ockhi cyclone devastationRead More...

Borders blur as they walk in faith

Lisa Monteiro Panaji: As a majority of the faithful in the state slip into their vehicles or catch a bus to attend the novenas and feast of St Francis ...Read More...

Pope’s Asia tour stirs fond memories for Thai-based cousin

From the courtyard of a Catholic girls’ school outside Bangkok, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori is eagerly awaiting a visit to the region from her second cousin — Pope Francis. ...Read More...

One hundred years of beatitude

On his birth centenary, Father Cedric Bout looks back on a life dedicated to the service and education of youthRead More...

Ankur school for girls: ‘Picking me up from the slums’

Ankur has educated young women to lead a better life over the past 20 years.Read More...

Australian nun who survived POW camp

Sister Berenice Twohill is one of the few people to have survived a POW camp and become a heroine of a film about her experiences.Read More...

East India Company era school set for 175th anniversary

The school began after Britons who lived in Madras (old name of Chennai) in that era sought a church and school close to their residenceRead More...

Rani Maria seen as beacon of hope for Indian Christians

By Saji Thomas Indore: The beatification of a martyred Catholic nun will help evangelization in India, where preaching Christ’s message has become increasingly difficult, church leaders say. Sr. Rani ...Read More...

India’s pink army brings healthcare to 600,000 villages

These pink saree-clad women provide information to people in rural areas about health, sanitation and nutritionRead More...
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