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Building bridges with other religions: Asian Christian youth

By Matters India Reporter Manado, Indonesia: Two sessions in the afternoon on the third day (April 9) of the Asian Ecumenical Youth Assembly (AEYA) focused on ‘Light and Truth ...Read More...

Why these Kerala nuns are saying amen to yoga

Jaikrishnan Nair The nuns in their starched sky-blue habits are a picture of concentration, sitting cross-legged in the open courtyard of St Joseph’s Convent at Kunnamthanam village in Kerala. ...Read More...

American Indian nun lives twin vocations as nun and doctor

Sister Jocelyn Edathil of the Sisters of the Imitation of Christ (Bethany Sisters) is unique in at least two ways. First of all, she is a member of the ...Read More...

Catholic Mass celebrated in Swedish cathedral for first time in 500 years

Catholic Mass will be celebrated in the mediaeval cathedral in the Swedish city of Lund for the first time since the Reformation. The Lutheran Church of Sweden has offered ...Read More...

Facebook apologizes for blocking image of cross on advertisement

Ohio, USA: Facebook has apologized for what it called a “mistake” in rejecting a theology ad from Franciscan University of Steubenville, on the grounds that an image of the ...Read More...

Syro-Malabar Church calls for rereading of yoga

Mananthavady: The report prepared by the doctrinal commission deputed by the Syro Malabar Church says that Yoga and Christian beliefs cannot go together. The Syro-Malabar Doctrinal Commission says in ...Read More...

Former South Vietnamese prime minister receives baptism in the Catholic Church

Tran Thien Khiem, a former general and prime minister of the Republic of (South) Vietnam, received the baptism in California (United States). The ceremony ended decades of rumours according ...Read More...

Kerala to host program on Gospel, life experiences

By Matters India Reporter Kootupuzha: The IMS Retreat Center at Kootupuzha in Kerala will host a three-day programme on how to put the Gospel into practice in May. The ...Read More...

Pope washes feet of prisoners on Holy Thursday

Rome: Before washing the feet of 12 prisoners, Pope Francis told them and hundreds of inmates to remember that Jesus constantly stands before them with love, ready to cleanse ...Read More...

Bandel prior’s Good Friday message stresses peace, harmony

By Matters India reporter Bandel: The head priest of the oldest Catholic church in eastern India has called people to “actively promote peace and harmony in these volatile days ...Read More...
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